Our poem of the week is by Massachusetts poet, Marge Piercy. It was selected by former poet laureate, Ted Kooser for inclusion in his "American Life in Poetry" series.

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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.

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, read a few samples from past issues by clicking on our poem of the week feature. For a limited time, we are offering a free issue. Just click the menu item at left and follow the instructions.

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


Opening for Submissions
October 1st.

Third Wednesday
Annual Poetry Contest

Judged by
Larry Levy

3 $100 Prizes

Free Issues of TW
for every entrant

$6 Entry Fee

Click for details

You don't want to miss our special Fall Issue featuring the winners and honorable mentions from our flash fiction contest, cover art by Mark Bullwinkle, new poems by Jack Ridl and some young poets publishing for their first time.  It's at the printer now. It's not too late to subscribe or order individual copies.


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