Rising Phoenix Press is an independent publishing house dedicated to publishing poetry, photography, and art focused on the working class and other marginalized groups. We believe in the transformative power of poetry, photography, and art. Our mission is to publish work that actively engages the social issues of our time. We believe genuine writing creates an opportunity for dialogue about how to positively mend the errors of our world.

Our editors want to be transported to new landscapes. Let us walk the streets of your cities, explore your abandoned buildings, and meet your “angelheaded hipsters.” In addition, we want readers to be able to visualize and experience the world from diverse perspectives. 

The Rising Phoenix Review is a monthly online zine dedicated to publishing poetry, photography, and art focused on the working class and other marginalized groups. The Rising Phoenix Review was founded as a method to track the progression of modern social issues in real time. We believe genuine writing, photography, and art creates an opportunity for dialogue about how to positively mend the issues of our world. We resolve to publish writers, artists, and photographers who peacefully and compassionately address the most challenging issues of our era. We strive to build a sacred space for the marginalized with the work we publish.

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Submissions Guidelines

  • We strive to create a safe space for all writers to share their voices.

  • Our publication is open to all poets, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, or religious affiliation.

  • Our editors will consider work from established and emerging poets alike.

  • All poetry must be your original work, and you must own all rights to your work.

  • Submit 1-5 of your best poems for our consideration.

  • Format your text in single-spaced Times New Roman font.

  • Please title your poems.

  • Include a cover letter with your submission.

  • The cover letter should contain a brief biography and the title of your pieces.

  • Please include a brief bio of 100 words or less In your cover letter.  

  • If you want to know more about what we look for in a poem, read our publication philosophy.

  • You may also read some of our past issues.

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please promptly notify our editors if you choose to publish your submission with another magazine.

  • You may submit previously published work, unless you are restricted from doing so by an agreement with your previous publisher.

  • We accept poetry that has been published on personal blogs, such as tumblr.

  • If you submit previously published poems, please notify us when and where your poems were published.

  • The Rising Phoenix Review retains the right to publish and archive accepted submissions in perpetuity.

  • Writers also give us permission to publish their poetry in promotions, in segments, or the poem’s entirety, as long as The Rising Phoenix Review credits the author of the piece.

  • All other rights revert back to the poet upon publication.

  • If your poetry is accepted for publication, we will feature your work in an upcoming issue of The Rising Phoenix Review.

  • If your poetry is published elsewhere, subsequent to appearing in Rising Phoenix Review, please credit us as a previous publisher.
  • We normally respond to submissions within 1-2 months. Please allow up to four months before querying.
The Rising Phoenix Review is a monthly online zine dedicated to publishing poetry, art, and photography focused on the working class and other marginalized groups. The Rising Phoenix Review was founded as a method to track the progression of modern social issues in real time. We believe genuine writing and art creates an opportunity for dialogue about how to positively mend the issues of our world. We resolve to publish writers, artists, and photographers who peacefully and compassionately address the most challenging issues of our era. We strive to build a sacred space for the marginalized with the work we publish.

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Submissions Guidelines 

  • We believe in the evocative power of imagery to convey a narrative. 

  • We are seeking art and photography about some of these modern social issues.

  • We strive to create a safe space for all artists and to share their work. 

  • Our publication is open to all artists, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, or religious affiliation.

  • Our editors will consider work from established and emerging artists and photographers alike.

  • Our team will consider sketches, cartoons, illustrations, paintings, mixed-media collages, and photographs. 

  • All photography and art must be your original work, and you must own all rights to your work.

  • Submit 1-5 of your best photographs / artworks for our consideration.

  • Please include a title for each of your pieces. 

  • We accept .jpg and .png. files. Please do not submit your pieces in pdf.

  • You may include a brief bio of 100 words or less in your cover letter.

  • The Rising Phoenix Review retains the right to publish and archive accepted submissions in perpetuity.

  • Photographers and artists give us permission to publish their work in promotions, in segments, or on social media, as long as The Rising Phoenix Review credits the author of the piece.

  • All other rights revert back to the photographer / artist upon publication.

  • If your photography / art is accepted for publication, we will feature your work in an upcoming issue of The Rising Phoenix Review.

  • We normally respond to submissions within one month. However, please allow up to three months before querying. 

  • If your photography/art is published elsewhere, subsequent to appearing in Rising Phoenix Review, please mention that it was featured with us. 
Why Submit Through The Tip Jar?

The Rising Phoenix Review is a fledgling independent literary magazine. As a result, we need help expanding our nest. Tip Jar Submissions are a wonderful way for you to be directly involved in the growth of the publication. Submitting through our Tip Jar allows writers and artists to generously help offset our operating costs. We will use the funds to expand our publishing services, support artists, pay our staff, and monetarily compensate the writers we publish.

You can submit poetry through our Tip Jar anytime. 
Tip Jar Submissions are treated exactly the same as anything submitted during an open call for submissions. Submissions accepted from the Tip Jar will be published in a future issue of The Rising Phoenix Review. 

General Guidelines 

The Rising Phoenix Review is a monthly online zine dedicated to publishing poetry focused on the working class and other marginalized groups. The Rising Phoenix Review was founded as a method to track the progression of modern social issues in real time. We believe genuine writing creates an opportunity for dialogue about how to positively mend the issues of our world. We resolve to publish writers who peacefully and compassionately address the most challenging issues of our era. We strive to build a sacred space for the marginalized with the work we publish.
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Submissions Guidelines 

  • We strive to create a safe space for all writers to share their voices.

  • Our publication is open to all poets, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, or religious affiliation.

  • Our editors will consider work from established and emerging poets alike.

  • We are seeking poetry about some of these modern social issues.

  • All poetry must be your original work, and you must own all rights to your work.

  • Submit 1-5 of your best poems for our consideration.

  • Format your text in single-spaced Times New Roman font.

  • Please title your poems.

  • Include a cover letter with your submission.

  • The cover letter should contain a brief biography and the title of your pieces.

  • If you choose to include a bio, please make sure it is 150 words or less. 

  • If you want to know more about what we look for in a poem, read our publication philosophy.

  • You may also read some of our past issues. 

  • We accept simultaneous submissions. Please promptly notify our editors if you choose to publish your submission with another magazine.

  • You may submit previously published work, unless you are restricted from doing so by an agreement with your previous publisher.

  • We accept poetry that has been published on personal blogs, such as tumblr.

  • If you submit previously published poems, please notify us when and where your poems were published.

  • The Rising Phoenix Review retains the right to publish and archive accepted submissions in perpetuity.

  • Writers also give us permission to publish their poetry in promotions, in segments, or the poem’s entirety, as long as The Rising Phoenix Review credits the author of the piece.

  • All other rights revert back to the poet upon publication.

  • If your poetry is accepted for publication, we will feature your work in an upcoming issue of The Rising Phoenix Review.

  • If your poetry is published elsewhere, subsequent to appearing in Rising Phoenix Review, please mention that it was featured with us. 

  • We normally respond to submissions within one month. However, please allow up to three months before querying. 
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