Guidelines for Submission

Teesta Review: A Journal of Poetry [ISSN: 2581-7094]

General Guidelines for Submission

Every issue may have its own slightly different rules and ways of handling submissions. The following may be considered the general guidelines for submission:

1. Editors have the right to reject unsuitable work. Acceptance of submission does not imply acceptance for publication.

2. Follow Call for Submission (CFS) carefully. Include a title and a brief bio (in third person) and a high resolution photograph, address for correspondence and email. No postal submissions are being accepted presently. The cover letter should be simple, to the point. Do not include any unwanted information.

3. Keep a copy of your submission. The editorial board will not be responsible for the loss of your work.

4. Plagiarism

Teesta Review requests contributors to take issues of copyright infringement, plagiarism or other breaches in publication seriously.

5. Permissions

Contributors should take permission from copyright holders for reproducing any illustrations, tables, figures or quotations previously published elsewhere. In case of translations submissions should be accompanied by an NOC form the poet of Source Language.

6. Articles

Please ensure that you follow the citation style as mentioned in CFS. It is important to keep word limit. Attach as MS word document, Times New Roman, 12 pts., double spacing.


Poets can submit up to 5 poems previously unpublished in any form. We avoid work that hurt other’s religious sentiments. Attach as MS word document. Times New Roman, 12 pts., double spacing.


Illustrations, photographs, paintings, sketches, up to 5, relevant to current issue should be supplied with the highest quality of electronic format that would help us publish them in the best possible way.

In case of articles carrying pictures, sketches or graphs, they should be placed within the article where they are to occur.

How to submit your manuscript

Please check our Call for Submission


                May Issue:             30th April
                November Issue:    30th September 

Simultaneous submissions are allowed but notify us immediately if your submission is accepted for publication elsewhere.