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“. . . 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.  

We read for our Founders’ Contest September 1 – October 31.


RHINO is part of a large literary community in the Chicago area.

Visit our Big Horn Blog and scroll down for Local Lit Mags & Zines, Reading Series, Local Poetry Calendars, Independent Presses, Youth Poetry Organizations, etc.

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RHINO is a proud member of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses [c l m p].

RHINO Poetry is supported in part by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and Poets & 4c9v5o48Writers, Inc. Copyright RHINO Poetry.

2015 artwork by Keith J. Taylor.