Silkworm, the annual review of Florence Poets Society, 
is open for submissions!

You are invited to submit your poems to be considered for Silkworm 14: Rise
to be published in the of Fall 2021.

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 14 has an optional theme of Rise. 
Feel free to interpret the theme in any way and remember the theme is optional.

The deadline for submissions is April 8, 2021.  
(Please note, this deadline is earlier than in recent years!)

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. 
Please attach your poems to an email 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 14.

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 13: Luck is here!

Copies are available for $15 each. 
Send a check made out to Florence Poets Society 
to Florence Poets Society c/o Tom Clark, 30 Berkshire Terrace, Florence MA 01062.  

Thank you to all of our contributors from around the globe! 
Silkworm 13 was produced in a pandemic, and we like to think
reading these poems may be a small antidote. Enjoy!

Silkworm 12 is dedicated to the memory
of fierce poets and friends,

Martina Robinson and Teri O'Shea


Silkworm 11: The Eleventh Hour
is here!


Silkworm 10 is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you to each and every contributor to this wonderful tenth anniversary edition. For those contributing poets scattered far and wide, watch for your copy in the coming weeks. We appreciate and thank you!


To purchase copies of Silkworm, please write to:

"I want freedom, the right to self-expression,
everybody's right to beautiful, radiant things."

                                      -- Emma Goldman