The Zoo, Lara Zankoul

Vision Statement

Anvil Tongue Books exists because there is nothing more real than one who thinks, feels and lives according to one’s own terms, principles and values.

Submissions for Online Editions

To submit your previously unpublished poems, stories under the consideration of Anvil Tongue Books, please send an email with an attached Microsoft Word document to: anviltonguebooks [ a t ] g m a i l .com

Please include a 200-word (or less) biographical statement, written in the 3rd person, with your attached file.

If you are submitting simultaneously, this is encouraged, and please indicate this somewhere in your email. 

For photographs, paintings, collage submissions, please send an email with JPEG or PNG files attached.

A brief cover letter introducing yourself and your work is greatly appreciated.

****BEFORE submitting to Anvil Tongue: Please familiarize yourself with current and/or past online editions to get a vibe of what Anvil Tongue publishes. If you see that your style of work isn't represented, please consider sending a submission! We love to discover artists & Poets doing something brilliant and different. 

Anvil Tongue Radio

To submit your readings, music, and/or miscellaneous audio explorations, please send 1-3 tracks/songs/files (.mp3) to anviltonguebooks [ a t ] g m a i l .com with a brief cover letter introducing yourself and your work.

Please note: Anvil Tongue Books is not currently open to book-length submissions. Please check back at a later date.

Unfortunately, ATB is unable to provide monetary compensation for work published online at this time.