Third Wednesday accepts submissions of poetry and prose only through our Submittable account. We never charge submission or reading fees (except for contests) and registration at Submittable is free. To get an idea of what we publish, consider buying an issue or read a few samples from past issues by clicking on our poem of the week feature..

For submissions of visual arts, see the instructions at the "Submissions" link in the menu on the left.


Third Wednesday is a finely produced print journal that provides a quarterly outlet for both experienced and new writers and artists whose work deserves to be in print, publishing writers, poets and visual artists from all over the world.

The Summer 2017 Issue

(Coming Soon)


Our poem of the week come to us via the Inside/Out Literary Project.

By immersing students in the joy and power of poetry and literary self-expression, InsideOut inspires them to think broadly, create bravely and share their voices with the wider world. Guided by professional writers and celebrated by publications and performances, youth learn that their stories and ideas matter and that their pens can launch off the page into extraordinary lives. Here is:

Abandoned Detroit by Jamilla Russell

Poem Of The Week


The George Dila Memorial Flash Fiction Contest

Judged by Phillip Sterling

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