|How to Submit your Poems.
Nothing could be easier. Just cut'n'paste
your original unpublished
poems into an ordinary e-mail and whiz them this way.
But we do ask for poems to be sent in
the body of an email, rather than as an attachment. Attachments have
the nasty possibility of carrying viruses - and the sender doesn't
realise they're doing it.
In the unusual case that you have a poem with
special formatting that can't just be shown properly in a standard
email - warn us in advance that it's coming, and there won't be a
We try to acknowledge all work sent, and to
give you a decision within a month.
(He writes, guiltily remembering the mountain of submissions waiting to
be dealt with...)
Two posts on the Snakeskin
blog may be of interest to contributors.
The first, on "How
Works", explains the simple procedure by which
contributions are selected for a month's issue - and why, if a poem
doesn't make that month's selection, it is unlikely to appear in a
The second, called "Don't"
gives a few tips to novice poets, hinting at a few of the simple things
might make an editor take against your work.