Beltway Poetry Quarterly


Any poetry submissions should be sent to Keep an eye out for announcements or special issues. We welcome submissions from all over the world.

 Beltway Poetry Quarterly maintains a commitment to fostering poetry in the greater Washington, DC region, and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic states of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Delaware. Our vision is worldwide: poetry has no geographic lines. Join our local subscribe list or “like” our Facebook page to get direct email notifications.

Poetry News

Authors are invited to provide information about their publications, awards and other kudos, and other activities for listing on the Beltway Poetry Facebook page. Information should be submitted any time in the month prior to an event or publication to Please note that as of January 2018, we no longer publish listings of Readings and Performances, Competitions, Grants, Calls for Entries, Workshops, and Special Events on the web site; these announcements are covered on our Facebook page instead.

Forthcoming Issues

Volume 21:3 Summer 2020
Art in the Time of Crisis