There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Often referred to as WAN or WANPOETRY, Write About Now is a platform and publisher featuring poetry and amplifying voices from across the world. You may have seen some of our videos on George Takei, Upworthy, Vibe Magazine, We are mitu, Huffpost, Everyday Feminism, AfroPunk and more.

Recently, we launched a virtual community! We created this Submittable account to invite you to join our community of more than 300 poets and writers online by becoming a member and starting your free trial today!

membership services 

In addition to our virtual open mics and cash poetry slams, you’ll receive access to writing challenges throughout the year, writing prompts, to the WAN Submission Fund, livestreams of our live shows and features when they come back, access to our virtual writing workshops and discounts to merchandise in our online store. To become a member today, just click the blue “Become a Supporter” button at the top of Facebook page.

Once you become a member, you’ll have access to the WAN Members Facebook group, where everything is shared, including our sign ups, writing prompts, discounts and more.

Most importantly, you’ll help us continue to build this platform that helps amplify the voices of poets across the world. Join us today!

For questions or issues subscribing, please visit wanpoetry@gmail.com