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Visiting Joni: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Joni Mitchell  |  edited by Alan Davis, Debra Marquart, and Thom Tammaro


We are looking for poems, prose poems, and flash/hybrid genres (up to 500 words), either unpublished or previously published, that are inspired by the life and work of Joni Mitchell for the anthology, Visiting Joni.

We’re interested in work of every character. Send us your best, polished work. If previously published (or forthcoming), please include a citation with details. We plan to gather 100 poems by 100 poets that bear witness to Mitchell’s enormous influence on American and global music.

For similar titles, see:

  • Visiting Bob: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Bob Dylan (New Rivers Press, 2018),
  • Visiting Emily; Visiting Walt; Visiting Frost; and Visiting Dr. Williams, edited by Sheila Coghill and Thom Tammaro (University of Iowa Press).

Submission Period:  Open-ended. 

How to Submit:  Send your work directly to us at

What to Submit:  Submit up to three pieces. Include all work in one document. Include brief bio (up to 150 words). Include titles of recent books, awards, etc. Personal website addresses welcome.

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