Next month's Snakeskin will be a special issue,
devoted to poems that are useful.
Too often poetry is decried as useless, good-for
nothing. We want to dispute this.
Please send us poems that do a useful job.
Mnemonics, verse recipes, instructions on how to
do a household task, advice to the lovelorn.
Counselling for the COVID-stricken. You get the
Send your poems before February 27th, please.
Send your poems to email@example.com,
in the body of an email, please. I'm not very
fond of attachments.
For details of the editor's latest collection, Old
and Bookish, please click on the cover
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.