About – Open Call for Submissions

We Decided to Push our Poetry Competition to next year after we finish the Salaterre Collaboration.   The Competition is open but will not close until June 30, 2025.


  • Submit your poem digitally on our submission page and pay your submission fee of £12 per poem by June 30, 2025


  • The theme for this poetry book and for the competition is a moment in time during transit. Photographs will be used in the printed version of the book. The photos are taken during a thirty minute window of time transitioning from one space to another.


  • The Submission deadline is June 29, 2025
  • The publication of accepted poetry is scheduled for September 29, 2025.
  • All winners will be notified by email on September 15, 2025.
  • The announcement of selected poets and poems will be posted on the website on September 20, 2025.
  • Publication of the poetry in print is scheduled for Fall 2025.

Eligible Writers

  • Poets 18 and over.
  • All poets from around the world are eligible to apply for the Open Call / Poetry Competition.


  • All poetry must be submitted in English. The poetry published on the .de and the .com website will be in English (UK, US etc) but editing for the website and publication will not correct language choice by the poet.


  • The Next Stop End Stop project is an open call competition for the purpose of publishing a literary poetry book and two poetry websites, one for Germany and one for the UK.


  • Fox Raven Press is a UK literary imprint owned by Trefuly LTD. Trefuly is managing the competition, the creation of the websites, and through Fox Raven Press, the publication of a poetry book to be published in the fall of 2025.
  • Thenextstopendstop website is owned and managed by Trefuly LTD. All data submitted to the website for this open call is being submitted to both Fox Raven Press and Trefuly LTD.


  • The winning poetry will be published on poetry pages on the two websites (thenextstopendstop.com / nextstopendstop.de ) and in a print version of the poetry book available to purchase through Amazon.
  • The book’s working title for publication is The Next Stop End Stop.


  • Selected poets from this competition will be invited to participate in the 2025 Salaterre.com poetry project which publishes literary, art and poetry projects.