“. . . one of the best annual collections of poetry you can find.” New Pages review.


Our general reading period for poetry, poetry in translation, and flash fiction is April 1 – August 31.

Our Founders’ Contest is open for submissions of poetry through September 1 – October 31.


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RHINO Poetry is supported in part by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and Poets &

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2016 artwork by Michael Miner.