Submissions for Issue 4 (the final issue of 2023) will close on August 31st .

Please send up to three poems to

Please put your name and 'Submission' in the subject line.

A cover letter is welcome but not necessary.

Include a third-person bio of fifty words or less.

Please attach your submission in a .doc(x) file.​

Include your name in the title of the attached file.

We will do our best to respond in less than a week.

All poems published in the online issues will be considered for an annual print anthology from New Voyage Books.

If your work is accepted at The Basilisk Tree, you agree to grant us First North American Serial Rights, all archival rights, plus the rights to reprint in any future anthologies. Upon publication all rights revert back to the author. You agree that if your poem(s) subsequently appears elsewhere (in print or online), you will give due credit to The Basilisk Tree.

Submission Guidelines