Lapwing Publications is a poetry press based in Belfast.

Lapwing Publications


Lapwing Publications Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

1 Ballysillan Drive
BT14 8HQ
Northern Ireland

Phone: +44 2890 500 796

Fax: +44 2890 295 800

Editor: Dennis Greig

Submitting Your Work to Lapwing Publications

Before submitting to Lapwing Publications

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 Lapwing Publications by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Lapwing Publications or have experience with this market, please submit a comment below. Recent submission response times are always welcome and helpful to other writers.

From the Lapwing Publications guidelines:

REMEMBER: keep writing, that’s what writers do, other people only talk about it.

REMEMBER: whilst the majority of poetry published and purchased is from the past and sometimes far into the past, it is important that new poetry is also read and it helps if someone buys a few copies.

REMEMBER: there are over 100,000 books published each year in the UK and Ireland out of about 500,000 publications, from the Mr.Men to The Star, The Sun, other daily and weekly newspapers, journals and magazines of all kinds. It is impossible for any shop to stock all the really fine NEW literature as well as the old public domain favourites and poetry fares badly because not enough people buy it, and its sales have slowed right down almost to a dead stop. Try finding poetry among all the lifestyle and ‘celebrity’ publications.

Submission Guidelines Details for Lapwing Publications

Market Type: Book

Contact: Dennis Greig, Editor


Accepts: Poetry

Web Address:

Click here for complete guidelines



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