ADR Poetry Editor John C. Mannone chooses the poems to be published each month on our new website ADRPoetry.com
These poems will be featured with live links in the ADR monthly e-newsletter.
Note from John: “Thank you for considering American Diversity Report as a home for your poetry. Poetry is special to both ADR and to me. The aesthetics of this lovely venue is implicit in the name—American Diversity, which embraces a plethora of themes including, but not limited to cultural diversity, religious diversity, inclusion, equity and tikkun olam (Hebrew meaning repair of the world).“CLICK to read more about John and his vision for ADR Poetry.
Please follow these guidelines for poetry submissions:
TIMING: Deadline for submissions is noon on the 15th of each month (September – May).
STYLE: Minimum of 12 lines. Do not repeat title as first line.
LANGUAGE: Please use American English spelling, punctuation, grammar.
BIO: No more than 100 words. No all-caps, e-mails, or underlining. Italicize titles & venues, but not publishers/presses.
FORMAT: Send poem (up to 5 poems) and bio in one file attachment – one page each.
SECURITY: To avoid receiving spam, do not include live links in the bio, phone numbers, or email addresses in your bio.
LOGISTICS: Submissions must be in word.doc or word.docx format using Times New Roman size 12 font.
SUBMIT: Attach submissions in an e-mail with the subject line ADR Poetry Submission to email@example.com
ART WORK: Optional. You may submit art work/graphics, citing its origin, as jpg attachment. Note that the bottom quarter of your graphics may not show up on our template and please plan accordingly.
The American Diversity Report has been a local-global writers colony and creative resource for understanding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for 15 years. The ADR welcomes relevant articles and provides the following submission guidelines for participating in our mission. See our CALENDAR for featured monthly themes. The submission deadline is at noon on the 15th of each month. Note: The ADR takes a hiatus from June = August. There is an Academic Journal in July and new submissions for the next issue in September care accepted beginning August 15.
1. ADR SUBMIT by E-MAIL INSTRUCTIONS
Please submit your article as aword.doc attachment and e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org New articles are announced in the monthly issues of our e-newsletter. Authors are added to our e-newsletter mailing list and receive notification of publication through the e-newsletter. (Note: Poems should be submitted directly to Poetry Editor John C. Mannone: email@example.com )
2. ADR FORMAT GUIDE
FONT: Times Roman – size 12
LANGUAGE: Articles must be submitted in American or British English.
PARAGRAPHS: Don’t indent paragraphs – space them instead. The first 5 lines of your 1st paragraph are most visible.
WORD COUNT: 600-1,500 words.
SENTENCE LENGTH: Readability scores show that sentences of 20 words or less are most likely to be read.
TITLE: Do not use ALL CAPS, Symbols or Quotation marks. Titles should be no longer than 5 words.
SUBTITLES: You may use up to 5 sub-titles.
QUOTES: Do not begin your article with a quote.
URL LINKS: You may embed links to websites in your content, but no e-mail addresses for security reasons.
BIO: Include a short profile at the bottom of your article: 50-100 words. However, live links, italics and bold fonts do not appear in your bio .
PHOTO/GRAPHICS: You may submit up to 2 visuals as a jpg attachment in your e-mail submission. Do not send personal head shots. Indicate the owner/author of visuals – you must have permission for its use.