Submit to Arc

For over 40 years, Arc has been pub­lish­ing the best in con­tem­po­rary poetry. 

Poets who are living with disabilities and/or poets for whom English is difficult are welcome to reach out to Arc for assistance with the submission process, if necessary.

This assistance can pertain to: clarifying the submission guidelines, adding notes to and/or withdrawing submissions on Submittable, and formatting submissions to fit Arc‘s submission guidelines.

Please contact Managing Editor Chris Johnson at with a subject line “Arc Poetry Submission Assistance.”

Arc accepts unsolicited submissions from poets at all stages of their writing careers.

Calls for Submissions

Deadline May 31, 2023

Arc’s 14th virtual Poet-in-Residence

Arc Poetry Magazine is now accepting applications from candidates wishing to be Arc’s next Poet-in-Residence for the 2022/2023 program year.

Deadline May 15, 2023

Disability Desirability

Disabled writers, writers with disabilities, writers who experience ableism—Arc 102 is calling you!

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