Submissions are currently closed but will reopen later this year. 


  • Please email your submission (within your email or an attached document) to

  • You will receive a decision within 40 days.

  • Poems should be unpublished elsewhere. 

  • Dust does not accept submissions that contain graphic sexual content, gratuitous violence, or work that is racist, xenophobic, homophobic, transphobic, misogynistic, or ableist. 

  • Copyright for your work remains with you. We do ask however, that contributors credit Dust Poetry Magazine if their work is republished after first appearing in Dust, and we reserve the right to republish your work in future Dust collections.

  • Dust won't ever charge fees to submit poems to the magazine.

  • If Dust does ever make a profit, that money will be used to start paying contributors.


Thank you!

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