DMQ Review
disquieting muses quarterly
Publishing poetry and art since 1998

Thank you for your interest in DMQ Review. We’re always interested in work that reflects the diversity of contemporary poetry and demonstrates literary excellence.

Please follow our specific guidelines. The DMQ Review receives first serial rights to the poetry it publishes. Reprint rights revert to the author three months after the first day of publication.

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The Editors
DMQ Review

Please include no more than five poems in a single document.  Your separate cover letter should include a list of all pieces submitted and a brief bio, 50 words or less. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please notify us immediately via email at if your work has been accepted elsewhere.

Please do not submit poems that have previously appeared online or in print. 

We make every effort to respond within three months. We ask that you wait for a new issue to appear before submitting again.