ANNOUNCEMENT: Starting January 1st, 2019

Madness Muse Press will be reading/accepting Individual author manuscripts for publication. The books will encompass our ethos of. “Enacting Social Change through the Power of Writing.” Our ideal submission will focus on Making the personal political and/or based on social/environmental justice. There will be an emphasis on publishing marginalized voices. New, Emerging, and established poets welcome. 🙂 Get your manuscripts ready! 😀

What you will receive if published by Madness Muse Press:

  • A Perfect-bound book with either a choice of your artwork or artwork chosen by the publisher
  • 50% royalties on all book sales, to be paid out every 6 months via Paypal
  • Author will receive 5 free copies of the final book and an author discount of 20% on all copies ordered through Madness Muse Press.
  • The length of the contract is negotiable between author and publisher, but must be for at least 1 calendar year.


Poetry Book Guidelines:


  • Number of pages: Chapbook (20-35 pages) Collection: (50-100 Pages)
  • Font: 12 times New Roman
  • Format: Microsoft word .Doc or .Docx
  • Size: 6×9 or 8×5
  • Content: No homophobia, no racism, no over sexual imagery/pornography
  • Previously published poems are okay as long as they are acknowledged in an acknowledgements page, and have not been included, as whole, in a previously published chapbook and/or collection
  • Please send submissions to
  • Expect a 2-3 month turnaround time. Please do not query about your work until at least 2 months have passed with no response.





What we’re looking for:

We require first North american serial rights to publish any and all work submitted to Madness Muse Press. After that, it’s up to you to do what you want with your work.

General Guidelines:

  • 12 point Times New Roman

  • 6 by 9 page size

  • Sent as a Word document

  • Include a brief third person bio

  • Please send submissions to

  • No previously published Material (published on blogs or social media is okay) or simultaneous submissions, please.

We’re always looking for guest bloggers to appear on our website.
Simply follow the general guidelines and send us writing about Social activism/social discussion. Email to

We’re also always looking for Submissions for our, “Your Voice” Campaign

The “Your Voice” campaign is centered around Social justice/activism/discussion.

We want to hear your poetry, your spoken word, YOUR VOICE, speaking about current events or socially conscious material.

Please send an .MP3 or .WAV file to for consideration.

Lastly, We’re looking for poetry submissions for our blog.

Please send up to 5 poems, following the general guidelines listed above.

Our turn-around time in fairly fast, usually within 4 days.

As pertained in the General guidelines, No Previously published poems or simultaneous submissions. Thank you for considering us.

Please send all poetry to

For interviews or book reviews, please query first at