Wordsong is the only imprint in America that is devoted exclusively to publishing poetry for children.




Wordsong Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

Boyds Mills Press
815 Church Street
Honesdale PA 18431

Fax: (570) 253-0179

Submitting Your Work to Wordsong

Before submitting to Wordsong

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 Wordsong by reading a sample issue before submitting.


If you have recently submitted to Wordsong 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 Wordsong guidelines:

Please send a book-length collection of your own poems. Do not send an initial query. Keep in mind that the strongest collections demonstrate a facility with multiple poetic forms.

Please submit your manuscript with a cover letter of relevant information, including your own experience with writing and publishing. Label the package “MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION" and include an SASE if you would like the manuscript returned.

Submission Guidelines Details for Wordsong

Market Type: Children, Poetry

Email: submissions@boydsmillspress.com

Accepts: Poetry for Children

Web Address: www.wordsongpoetry.com

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