Thank you for your interest in Haymarket!

We are interested in manuscripts that are accessible to a wide range of progressive and radical political activists, while also being useful to an academic audience. Please note that we do not publish dissertations.

In order to get a sense of the kinds of works we usually publish, please browse our catalog at

Due to the volume of submissions we receive, we are not able to offer individualized feedback on every submission. Thank you for your understanding!

Our General Submissions form is currently closed. We will re-open the form on June 1, 2024. Thank you for your patience.

BREW & FORGE is an ongoing experiment in gathering writers, artists, organizers, and movement builders. Our mission is to amplify the collective power of writers to alchemize dreaming and build capacity in movements for liberation, justice, and survival.

Our Witches & Warriors Retreat is a space for BIPOC poets and movement workers. Six poets and six activists from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US are invited to rest, dream, scheme, share skills, and build relationships at a retreat center in central Massachusetts.

Please take the time to read the retreat information, application, and FAQ pages fully, and fill out the application completely. We can’t wait to learn about you!


ELIGIBILITY: Witches and Warriors is open to self-identified BIPOC (including multiracial) poets and organizers/activists, age 16 or older, who live in or have strong ties to the Northeast and/or Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. Additionally, you must be up-to-date on your COVID vaccinations, if medically able.

ADMISSION: Applications will be reviewed and chosen by a panel of poets and organizers. We will not consider incomplete applications.

RETREAT DATES: The retreat runs from Friday, August 16, through Monday, August 19, at Prindle Pond in Charlton, MA.

DEADLINE: The deadline to submit is Tuesday, April 16, at 11:59 pm ET. We will aim notify all applicants of our decision by May 14.


Questions? Check out the application and FAQs pages. If you don’t find your answers there, you can reach out to

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