Maverick Duck Press is a poetry micro-press that publishes limited run chapbooks.

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Maverick Duck Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Maverick Duck Press accepts emailed submissions only. See the guidelines for details.

Editor: Kendall A. Bell

Submitting Your Work to Maverick Duck Press

Before submitting to Maverick Duck Press

The Market List recommends you verify the market is active and accepting submissions before sending your manuscript via regular mail. You may verify a market status by either visiting their website, calling their listed phone number, or comfirming via regular mail that the market is still active before sending them your work. To be sure your submission is appropriate for this market, we recommend you familiarize yourself with Maverick Duck Press by reading a sample issue before submitting.


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From the Maverick Duck Press guidelines:

All chapbook manuscripts should be in Word format and contain no more than 18-24 poems within them. Poets should submit their best work, as the chapbook is a body of work that reflects the poet’s style and personality. No simultaneous submissions. No previously published manuscripts/books, however, a manuscript may contain poems within it that have been published in print or online journals. Keep in mind that we are looking for fresh, interesting undiscovered poets. Due to the large amount of submissions we receive, a response in regards to your manuscript could take up to four months. We do not accept submissions through postal mail. Send all submissions to

Submission Guidelines Details for Maverick Duck Press

Market Type: Poetry


Accepts: Poetry

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