About Us 

Radar Poetry is an electronic journal published quarterly in January, April, July, and October. We publish poems from established and emerging writers and welcome international submissions. Our taste is eclectic; we encourage submitters to read our past issues before sending work.

We are interested in the interplay between poetry and visual media. Each issue features pairings of poetry and artwork, selected by the editors and contributors. 

Radar Poetry offers an annual award, the Coniston Prize, for the best group of poems submitted by a woman poet writing in English. The award is $1,000. The winner and all finalists are published each year in the October issue of Radar.  

To submit your work, please read our guidelines. We nominate our authors for major prizes including the Pushcart series and the Best of the Net anthology.


Rachel Marie Patterson (Editor) lives in Ewing, NJ. She holds an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The recipient of an Academy American Poets Prize, her work has been nominated for Best of the NetBest New Poets, and the Pushcart Prize. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Smartish Pace, Parcel, Cimarron Review, Harpur Palate, Nashville Review, The Journal, Thrush, Redivider, and Fugue, among others. She is the author of the chapbook If I Am Burning  (Main Street Rag, 2011). 

Dara-Lyn Shrager (Editor) lives in Princeton, NJ. She holds a BA from Smith College, where she was the recipient of the Rosemary Thomas Prize for Poetry, and an MFA from Bennington College. Her full-length poetry collection Whiskey, X-Ray, Yankee was published by Barrow Street Press in 2018. Her poems have appeared or are soon appearing in Barn Owl Review, Salamander, Southern Humanities Review, Yemassee, Passages North, The Greensboro ReviewWhiskey IslandHarpur Palate, and other journals. Her articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines including The New York TimesThe Philadelphia Inquirer, and Philadelphia Magazine. 


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