Scars Poetry Book
SCARS Poetry & Short Story Submission Form


A Healing Anthology


Poems and Short Stories About Overcoming Trauma, Resilience, Scars, Healing, and Mental Health


Now - 12/31/22

What is your story of scars? Your poem or short story about overcoming trauma, resilience, and healing you would like to share with someone who is where you were? What life lessons did you have to learn the hard way?

Here is your chance to share your poems and short stories about the power of faith and self-love, about scars that have healed, and lessons learned that may give someone the strength they need to face another day. 

Proceeds from this book will be donated to mental health organizations such as 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline and


Contributing authors will receive books at a discounted rate to support their local mental health programs.

Submissions are being accepted now through December 31, 2022.

Please be sure to send the completed entry form along with your submission to

SCARS will be published May 2023 which is Mental Health Awareness Month.