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A Case for the Personhood of Trees

Anthology Submission

Submissions are CLOSED. 

The iDb staff is working on finishing publication for this collection. All accepted authors have been contacted. If you have questions related to the anthology, publication, or release date, please contact

Release date TBA.

A Case for the Personhood of Trees is an anthology that examines the role of trees and the various ways to interpret their meanings. We are looking for poems that question how trees appear in your life. Where do they show up in your work? What metaphors do they inspire? What are they looming over in the background of your poems? We want poetry that exists among the trees. Instead of adhering to a strict theme, we encourage you to expand, define, and interpret. If you have a piece that fits, send it to us! We want to read your trees!


Submit up to 5 poems in a single document. We read submissions blind, so make sure your name and contact information are not anywhere on the document itself. Click the link below to submit. All submissions are sent to with the Subject Line: Trees Anthology Submission. In the body of the email, please provide a short bio written in third person. Attach your poems as a Microsoft Word .doc or .docx file to the email. If your poem requires specific formatting, we recommend sending your work as a PDF.

While we do accept poems that have been previously published, please be sure that you own the rights to your work and credit where it’s been published in the body of the email. Please let us know if you have any questions! We look forward to reading your work.


innateDIVINITYbooks staff

Deadline: November 30, 2021 at 11:59pm

Submission fee: $11 reading fee (payable at the link below)

*note: we will not consider work that does not include the submission fee.

**if you are unable to pay the submission fee, please send us an email at and we will do our best to work with you

***if you are financially privileged and want to ensure that others who are not financially privileged can submit to this anthology, feel free to send more than $11. Your extra help will cover an author who cannot pay the submission fee.

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