JLRB Press is a small-run imprint that specia­lizes in poetry, with a strong emphasis on queer and neuro­divergent voices and emerg­ing writers.


The 'Dactyl, the mascot of the JLRB Press Newsletter
The 'Dactyl, the curious and cheer­ful mascot of the JLRB Press newsletter, named after a foot in po­etic metre (and totally not af­ter a prehistoric animal)

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter The 'Dactyl, send us your hot tips, and read past newsletters (if you missed one).

  • Get news about events, contests, and prizes
  • Find out where our booth will be next
  • Get reminders about our open submission periods

Important: We care about pri­vacy and con­sent. Whenever we collect con­tact infor­mation for our news­letter (always limi­ted to your email and first name), we always ask for permission to contact you and we ne­ver share your de­tails with anyone else. To learn how we keep your data safe, see our Privacy Po­licy.


Got news we could use?

Do you want to promote your own poetry event, prize or contest or maybe want to spread the word about a litera­ry cause, event, or venue?

Email The 'Dactyl

Want to reach out?

Submit a manuscript

Contact us

Read Past Newsletters