Join Florence Poets Society at our next regular meeting

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Live and in-person at Lilly Library in Florence!
Join us at 6:30 for news and business,
then share poems with us from 7 to 9. 
Silkworm, the annual review of Florence Poets Society, is open for submissions!

You are invited to submit your original, unpublished poems to be considered for 
 Silkworm 15: Vision
to be published in Fall 2022.

Please submit up to 3 poems of no longer than 50 lines each and include a 30-word bio and contact information with your submission. Silkworm 15 has an optional theme of Vision. Feel free to interpret the theme in any way and remember that the theme is optional.

The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2022.  

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Please paste your poems into the body of an email AND attach your poems in a single file and send it to Use a standard format such as MS Word Doc or PDF. There is no fee to submit.
Everyone is welcome! Members and non-members of Florence Poets Society are encouraged to submit. Accepted poets will receive one free copy of Silkworm 15.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable so long as you inform us right away if your poem is accepted elsewhere. We claim first American publication rights, with rights reverting to the author after the initial publication period; please give us credit in future publications. 

We look forward to reading your poems!


Silkworm 14: Rise is released!
Thank you to our poets and to everyone who submitted poems for consideration.