• We do not accept previously published work. This includes material that has appeared online in any form or format, including personal blogs.
• We accept simultaneous submissions provided you promptly withdraw your work if it is accepted elsewhere.
• Please include a cover page with title, author, contact information (including an email address).
We will consider no more than 5 poems at a time. Only withdraw your poetry submission if you would like to withdraw all poems from consideration. To withdraw specific poems from your submission, add a note through Submittable to your submission listing which poems you'd like to remove from consideration.
Publication Rights and Payment
After publication in Bayou Magazine, all rights revert to the author. Payment is two contributor’s copies. All work published in Bayou Magazine is considered for Pushcart Prize nominations.
• If after 5 months you have not received a response from us, feel free to contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be happy to check on the status of your submission.
Anyone who has been a student at the University of New Orleans is ineligible to submit.