Now Accepting Submissions for The Recluse 14

Image: Ernest Concepcion

Submissions for The Recluse will be accepted January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. All work must be submitted via email to with “Recluse” in the subject line. Please title your word file submission with your first and last name and the word “Recluse.”

For Recluse 14 we are accepting work on the theme “Out of Place,” corresponding with The Allen Ginsberg Symposium (co-presented with Howl! Arts and the Allen Ginsberg Estate) occurring on May 3, 4, and 5, 2018 at The Poetry Project. Details tba!

The Recluse is published annually each Spring, and edited by the staff of The Poetry Project. For PDFs of past issues see the Publications section of our site. With issue 10, The Recluse moved from print to an online journal.

We suggest that people read an issue or two before submitting work! We are primarily interested in poetry and translations, but will consider other work as well.