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Upcoming Anthologies
NOTE:  The OMP Anthology Series is not open to the general public.
To submit to an anthology, one must be a former contributor or
be recommended by a former contributor. Contributors are listed on each
of our anthologies' web pages found in our Anthologies in Print section.
Writers interested in submitting to the series should contact a previous
contributor and secure his/her recommendation.
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After the Storm: A Poetry and Prose Anthology

Estimated: 50 to 90 pages perfect bound Tentative 15 March--15 April 2023 Cover photo by Allison Tomas


Old Mountain Press   will publish a collection of poetry/short stories by a number of writers.  Our goal is to gather enough quality poems and short shorts for an estimated 50 to 90 page book with the theme of  anything about the mountains---the people, the places, the activities, etc., nature, or spring.   Would like to have as many poets involved as possible.  Requirements are below. Authors receive publishing credit and retain all rights to their work but agree to the inclusion of their poem in this collection of poetry.

  • Author must have rights to the poem (previously published OK). 

  • Poem may not exceed 38 lines (this includes title, blank lines, and author's name) short short may not exceed 325 words . 

  • Poetry lines that  exceed 55 letters and spaces will wrap and count as two lines.

  • Must be a former contributor or recommended by a former contributor to submit.

  • Only one poem/short short per writer, so give it your best shot:-)

 

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Down by the Sea: A Poetry and Prose Anthology

Estimated: 50 to 90 pages perfect bound 1-31 July 2023 Cover Photo by JoAnna Arnold


Old Mountain Press   will publish a collection of poetry/short stories by a number of writers.  Our goal is to gather enough quality poems and short shorts for an estimated 50 to 90 page book with the theme of anything relating to the beach, ocean, lake, beach/lake towns or people, on or in the water, and/or those lazy hazy days of Summer.  Would like to have as many poets involved as possible.  Requirements are below. Authors receive publishing credit and retain all rights to their work but agree to the inclusion of their poem in this collection of poetry.

  • Author must have rights to the poem (previously published OK). 

  • Poem may not exceed 38 lines (this includes title, blank lines, and author's name) short short may not exceed 325 words . 

  • Poetry lines that  exceed 55 letters and spaces will wrap and count as two lines.

  • Must be a former contributor or recommended by a former contributor to submit.

  • Only one poem/short short per writer, so give it your best shot:-)

 

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To All a Good Night: A Poetry and Prose Anthology

Estimated: Tentative 1Sep--30 Sep 2023 In time to give for Christmas. :-) Cover Photo: Dave Russell/The Sylva Herald


Old Mountain Press  will publish a collection of poetry by a number of poets.  Our goal is to gather enough quality poems and flash fiction for an estimated 50 to 90 page book with the theme to go with the cover (to your right):  Anything  relating to the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years, Valentine's Day or weather/fall/autumn or winter. Would like to have as many poets involved as possible.  Requirements are below. Authors receive publishing credit and retain all rights to their work but agree to the inclusion of their poem in this collection of poetry.

  • Author must have rights to the poem (previously published OK, but not in an OMP anthology). 
  • Poem may not exceed 38 lines flash fiction may not exceed 325 words (this includes title, spaces, and author's name). 
  • Poetry lines that  exceed 55 letters and spaces will wrap and count as two lines.
  • Initially, only one poem/flash fiction per writer, so give it your best shot:-)
  • Sample title and first line below

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You Ain't Gonna Believe This But... A Poetry and Prose Anthology

Estimated: 50 to 90 pages perfect bound Tentative 15 March--15 April 2024


Old Mountain Press   will publish a collection of poetry/short stories by a number of writers.  Our goal is to gather enough quality poems and short shorts for an estimated 50 to 90 page book with the theme of any adventure YOU have had or something YOU did that was great fun. Somewhere you have visited or a special event in your life. It could be a trip to a foreign country or somewhere here in the US or fall/winter. Would like to have as many poets involved as possible.  Requirements are below. Authors receive publishing credit and retain all rights to their work but agree to the inclusion of their poem in this collection of poetry.

  • Author must have rights to the poem (previously published OK, but not in an OMP anthology). 
  • Poem may not exceed 38 lines flash fiction may not exceed 325 words (this includes title, spaces, and author's name). 
  • Poetry lines that  exceed 55 letters and spaces will wrap and count as two lines.
  • Initially, only one poem/flash fiction per writer, so give it your best shot:-)
  • Sample title and first line below

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