as usual in July, but it will be a double
issue, so that the editor can take a rest in
Ideas for a special issue in the autumn are
starting to ferment, but are not yet ready for
All kinds of poems are welcome, on any sort of
subject. But I ought to warn you that prose
poems are very unlikely to make it into the
magazine. I know Jessy has included one or two
in issues where she has been in charge as
guest editor, but frankly I can't see the
point of them.
Send your poems to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.