The TRP Southern Breakthrough Series


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The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Series

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Series Editor: J. Bruce Fuller

The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Series highlights a first full-length collection by emerging authors from each state in the southern U.S.

Submissions open each year on December 1 and close on March 1. Submissions for Kentucky open December 1, 2023.

Guidelines and Submissions

Books in this series:


Submission Guidelines:

To submit please visit our online submission manager.

General Guidelines

Manuscript Guidelines

  • Manuscripts must be between 50 and 100 pages in length.
  • Please include a table of contents, title page, acknowledgments page, and page numbers.
  • No more than one poem per page.
  • Submit as a .pdf, .docx, or .doc file format.
  • No revisions will be accepted once the manuscript is uploaded.