The page for our 2017 issue (pictured left) will be coming soon!

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

Our general reading period for poetry, poetry translations, and flash fiction is April 1 – July 31.

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



Check our Big Horn Blog for our upcoming events, audio poems, news, and links to the Chicago-area literary scene.

Letter from Ralph Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief





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RHINO is 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 & Writers, Inc. Copyright RHINO Poetry.

2016 artwork by Michael Miner.