The California Quarterly, published four times a year, only accepts unpublished poetry.  Foreign language poems need an English translation. 

One page poems work best, two page maximum, no theme or style restrictions.  Submit 1 to 5 poems in a single .doc or ,docx file labeled with Poet Last Name, Poet First Name, Number of poems and Date submitted.

Each poetry page in the file should start with a header containing the following poet information: Name (last name first), Mail Address, e-mail, Telephone, Date submitted.  Poem Title should appear on each page of poem.

Notification in 3-5 months. Payment is one copy of the CQ and all rights remain with the poet.

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