The current Snakeskin is a double issue.
Snakeskin 314 will appear on February 1st.

Please keep those poems coming in.
No special themes for the foreseeable future.

Now published:

Riffs, a book of translations, versions and adaptations by George Simmers
is now on sale.
Versions of Ovid, Virgil, Catullus, the Greek Anthology and Francois Villon.

For fuller details, click here

Send those contributions (in the body of an email, please, not as attachments ) to


For details of the editor's collection, Old and Bookish, please click on the cover picture below.

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Two blog posts may be of interest to potential contributors to Snakeskin .
The first, on "How Snakeskin Works", explains the simple procedure by which contributions are selected for a month's issue.

The second, called "Don't" offers some tips to novice poets, detailing a few of the things that might make an editor take against your work.

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