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The Poetry Vending Machine Project is a literary art community outreach project in Corning, New York.

Corning area and Steuben county residents are invited to submit poems for consideration for inclusion in this vending machine. The poems will be folded and encapsulated.


To submit send your short poems -


30 lines including title max

47 characters max


18 lines including title max

74 characters max

to with your name and address.


Previously published poems are welcome. Selected poems will be remunerated @$5.00.


The first installation for the Poetry Vending Machine will be The Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes at 79 West Market Street. The machine holds 180 capsules, so there are many opportunities to participate.


I look forward to reading your poems!

Akua Lezli Hope

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