So here we are, the August issue, as promised.
This will be another double issue - the editor has writing deadlines at the start of September, so can't be sure he'd manage to get the zine out properly.
But after that, normal monthly service will be resumed. And November will be a special theme issue. Watch this space.

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P.S. The slim pamphlet Animals Like Reading is still available to buy, and would make an excellent present for the intelligent child in your life.

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.