Illinois State Poetry Society
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for ISPS Website

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Submission Periods Last name begins with
December 1 - 7, 2023A - D
January 1 - 7, 2024E - H
February 1 - 7, 2024I - M
March 1 - 7, 2024N - Z
April 1 - 7, 2024A - D
May 1 - 7, 2024E - H
June. 1 - 7, 2024No Posting
July 1 - 7, 2024No Posting
August 1 - 7, 2024I - M
September 1 - 7, 2024N - Z
October 1 - 7, 2024A - D
November 1 - 7, 2024E - H
December 1 - 7, 2024I - M

Poetry/haiga postings will occur within a few days after each deadline date.

Guidelines for Submitting Web Poems and Haiga

  1. Poet must be a current ISPS member (not necessarily an Illinois resident) and submit his/her own original work.

  2. One poem and/or haiga maximum per member per submission period

  3. Maximum poem length - 2 pages

  4. The poem can be included in the body of an email or as an attached document (MS Word or Apple Pages)

  5. If submitting both a poem and a haiga, please send them in separate emails.

  6. Poem/haiga must be submitted within the monthly submission period (listed above).

  7. Poems/haiga will be posted on the Web in the order of receipt within each date range.

  8. Poems/haiga received before the first date will be posted, but toward the bottom of the page.

  9. Poems/haiga received after the final date won't be posted that period.

  10. Please make sure your poem is in final form. Revisions or replacements will not be accepted after the deadline.

  11. Send via e-mail to Alan Harris at: