Anthology Submission Guidelines:  TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED

We are in the process of updating our guidelines and will reopen as soon as we get the SUBMITTABLE pages up and running.

If you have any questions in regard to eligibility, query first to If the question concerns previously published, please include where and when it was previously published.

Thank you.


Current Themes:

(Submisson links will be active during reading period.)

SUBMISSIONS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED as we update our guidelines and submission process.

The themes below have closed. One or more new themes will be posted by March 2016 for Summer 2016 submission. Please visit again, but if you want to know for sure, sign up for the MSR Bulletin Board notices on Facebook and you will receive an email notification when the Bulletin Board has been updated.

Upcoming Themes:

TATTOOS II: Reading/Submission period: To be announced at a later date.

We apologize for any inconvenience. Ads were placed before the decision was made.


Anthologies in progress for release in fall 2017

COCKTAILS, WINE & BEER: BAR POEMS / FAST FOOD (Things that happen at fast food joints)

If no link is available for a specific anthology, please direct questions to:


Anthologies already published by Main Street Rag can be found in the MSR Online Bookstore in the Anthology drop down.