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We are open for submissions of art, photography, & poetry* for volume 3 number 3 until June 30, 2022
*fine print: poetry submissions will close after 100 submissions

Hole In The Head Review is committed to publishing the best contemporary poetry, photography, painting, sculpture, video, collage and other visual arts. The editors seek to publish emerging and established artists, photographers, and writers. We are committed to responding to submissions within 45 days of submission.

Please submit your work through our online submissions portal. The small fee we charge for online submissions helps to support The Hole In The Head Review in its mission to publish writers and artists at all stages of their careers. Please include a brief 3rd person bio with your submission.


Poetry submissions

Please send no more than five poems at once, and upload them as a single file, no more than one poem per page. We accept simultaneous submissions; please inform us immediately If you need to withdraw part of your submission.

Visual submissions

  • Photographs - Please submit no more than five images in jpg format, no smaller than 5"x7".  Keep the file sizes below 2 meg. If you can set the resolution, use 72 pixels per inch.

  • Video/other - we accept .jpg, .png, .tif, .mov, .mp4, .mpg, .wmv files. 

Hole In The Head Review reserves first North American serial rights. All rights revert to the author, artist, photographer, or videographer upon publication. If you republish your work in a print or other journal, please credit Hole In The Head Review for the first publication.

Go to our submissions portal for detailed submission instructions.


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