Bare Hands is an online monthly international journal of contemporary poetry and photography. We publish ten poems and five photographs every month for free. If you wish to purchase a copy of the stunning Bare Hands Print Anthology to celebrate our one year birthday click the buy now button above!
“The Bare Hands Anthology - full of energy and beauty - stands out among literary journals, online and off. The excellent mix of writing and image is perfect; each work is definite in its space and time; holding the eye, enriching the mind.” - Jessie Lendennie, Editor of Salmon Poetry
We seek work that is beautiful and different.
Write it with your bare hands…
Read all about the editors here!
Editors: Kerrie O’ Brien, Sarah Griffin & Colm Keegan
These are the guidelines for submitting to our monthly journal -
To submit please send max five poems to firstname.lastname@example.org
Include poems in the body of the email rather than as attachments
Mark the subject field as ‘poetry submission’
Please include a short biography
We are now accepting voice recordings of poems. Please send us the text of your poem as above and attach the recording to the email. Mp3 files only.
Send max three photographs to email@example.com
Attach them as jpegs
Mark the subject field as ‘photography submission’
Please include a short biography and links to your work!
All copyright remains with the poets and photographers.