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FlyPaper Poetry issues are released biannually online and in print.

FPM is 100% committed to changing the culture in publishing and is especially interested in work from PoC, queer, non-binary, women, neurodivergent, and other underrepresented groups in the literary world. FPM also loves receiving submissions from poets with some relation to Ohio.

Submissions can be sent using our Submittable portal: https://flypapermagazine.submittable.com/submit

Specific guidelines found on Submittable page. However if Submittable proves inaccessible send up to five poems in a single Word document to poetry@flypapermagazine.com.

FPM believes writers should be paid for their work and are able to pay $5/ poem, we wish it could be more and as FPM continues to grow, we are confident the amount we’re able to pay writers will grow as well. If you want to help us grow- consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FlyPaperMag



Poetry Editor: J. David (they/them)

J. David thinks you’re rad and wants to fall in love with your poems.

Any questions/comments/concerns can be directed to J. David at (poetry@flypapermagazine.com)


Assistant Poetry Editor: Geoff Anderson (he/him)

Geoff Anderson is originally from Philadelphia. He teaches international students English and Americans Italian. He curated Columbus, OH’s first poetry show dedicated to biracial writers, The Other Box, and its first show dedicated to translation in poetry and music, Lingua Franca. His first chapbook, Humming Dirges, won the Paper Nautilus Debut Series and is due out in 2018. He is a Callaloo fellow, was nominated for Best  of the Net and the Pushcart Prize. He’s also a husband and a cat person with a dog (the last two points may or may not have something to do with each other).


Poetry Readers: Crystal Ignatowski (she/her) & Zack Lavoie (he/him)

Crystal Ignatowski’s poetry has been featured or is forthcoming in Contemporary Haibun Online, One Sentence Poems, Tuck Magazine, Right Hand Pointing, and more. She lives and writes in Oregon.

​Zack Lavoie graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington and is the author of the chapbook UPHEAVALS (Pond Bench Press). He was awarded the 2017 Alice James Books Director’s Chair Fellowship in Farmington, Maine, is the winner of the Franklin & Somerset County Poetry Competition and has been nominated for Best of the Net. He works as an EFL editor for a global trading platform and as a copy editor locally.He is also on the Poetry staff at Flypaper Magazine. His work can be found in Empty Mirror Magazine, OCCULUM Journal, Dirty Paws Poetry Review, Longleaf Review, FlyPaper Mag, OXIDANT | ENGINE, and on the ‘memoria’ podcast.


On-Staff Reviewer: Julia Beach Anderson

Julia Beach Anderson received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Master of Fine Arts from the Writer’s Workshop at the University of Iowa. She works as a freelance graphic designer and content writer in the non-profit sector. Her poems have appeared in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Occulum, Cabinet of Heed, and I-70 Review.

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