Submit one poem in response to the image found at:

https://www.highshelfpress.com/ekphrastic-challenge

Winning poem will appear online and in print alongside the image in the next issue of High Shelf.

Winning author will receive one contributor copy.

Multiple entries accepted, but only one poem per submission.


*Price Reduced In Response To Covid-19

Make us laugh or cry at the state of the world.
Send us 1 poem, up to 5 pages of any other medium, or 1-8 images.
Selected pieces will be published online and in print. Selected artists will receive one contributor copy.
Artists retain full rights to their work. 

*Price Reduced In Response To Covid-19


Seeking High Shelf artwork and photography.
Send us a collection of art/photography (1 to 8 pieces).
Please title the collection as you would like it to appear in print and inform us if the individual pieces should be titled and title them as you would like them to appear.
Selected pieces will be published online and in print. Selected artists will receive one contributor copy.
We will be selecting the cover for our print magazine from these submissions.
We hold ekphrastic challenges with individual pieces accepted to the press, so we ask that you are willing to potentially have a poem written for and paired with a piece of your art. Chosen artists will receive a contributor copy of both issues that their work appears in.
All artists retain full rights to their work. 

*Price Reduced In Response To Covid-19


Send us ONE poem in a .doc or .docx file.

Selected poems will be published online and in print. Selected poets will receive one contributor copy. 

Artists retain full rights to their work.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please let us know if the piece has been accepted elsewhere. 

High Shelf Press