Submissions to Poetry and Place Anthology Open

close-up-books-logoClose-Up books is a new Australian small press publisher of fiction, run by Ashley Capes and Brooke Linford. There first fiction title was The Fairy Wren and they are now inviting submissions for their first poetry anthology The 2015 Poetry and Place Anthology.

Submission details are as follows:


Submissions are now open!

We’re looking for poetry (all forms will be considered) and expository writing that explores ‘Place’. Whether it deals with place on a micro or macro scale, one place or many, the tension between digital and natural places, inspired by travel or memories, send us your work!

We’ll be producing both a digital and print version of the anthology for a December release.

General Guidelines

•    Send 3-5 Poems in a single document
•    Query expository pieces
•    Unpublished or previously published work
•    Submissions open March 26th
•    Submissions Close July 31st
•    Responses by the end of August
•    E-mail submissions only – poetryandplace@gmail[dot]com
•    December 2015 release
•    Include a 50- word biographical note with submission
•    Format as RTF/.doc

Ashley Capes and Brooke Linford
Poetry & Place Anthology


The Close-Up Books Website can be found here and the Poetry and Place website here. Note payment will be in contributor copies.


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