goodbaad welcomes poems that are 150 words or less.

goodbaad reads year-round, & does not charge a reading fee.

goodbaad does not accept work that has been previously published, in print or online.

goodbaad accepts simultaneous submissions, but please let us know if your piece has been accepted elsewhere (& congrats)!

goodbaad publishes a poem-a-week.


please send one (1) poem that is or is less than 150 words to

a cover letter is not necessary, perhaps just a small note as to why you chose that poem (?). please include a brief author bio (2-3 lines).

goodbaad holds first serial rights for work that we publish, and the right to reprint that work in other formats with your permission, including (but not limited to) online, eReaders, archival anthologies, etc. Upon publication all rights revert to the author. We ask that contributors please cite goodbaad should their poems be published elsewhere in the future.

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