Wednesday, November 12, 2014

exciting international publications seeking our poetry - submit now!

new (and current) haiku/senryu/poetry publications seeking our poetry
New Verse News
The New Verse News presents politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues. Submission Guidelines: Send previously unpublished poems in the body of an email (attach not!) to
Use "Verse News Submission" as the subject line. Send a brief bio. 
(New Verse News, the work horse of peace, also with years worth of my admiration) 
- an international poetry site, perhaps the best we have, is: 
Whispers in the Wind
editor Karen O'Leary and her remarkable quality/daily publishing endeavors, includes collaborative poetry between poets worldwide (wonder why I took so long to discover it) - and, her genuine excitement as 'new' poets submit their poetry: 
'We have a world wide audience. If you are currently reading Whispers, please consider submitting a poem for consideration'. You may contact Karen at for guidelines. Thank you.
So much poetic 'doing' at Karen O'Leary's site!  Yes, check it out. 
Dead Snakes  'another day at the office' - 
 ed. Stephen Williams publishes monthly, includes new poets  and always poetry from our finest poets (Alan Catlin, et al.) - haiku/tanka and various diverse formats welcomed -

Submission Guidelines
Send in the body of an email up to 3 poems of poison and sweetness to

No simultaneous submissions. Reprints are okay, but we must know when and where your poem was first published.

No attachments. A brief bio is appreciated. The subject line should read: Dead Snakes/(your name).

Rights revert to authors upon publication.

Editor- Stephen Jarrell Williams

and! your poetry flow to Cheap SeatsShemombrass bell, and, bear creek haiku!  (see guidelines below, contact editors/establish bonds). . .

brass bell: a haiku journal. . .  Zee Zahava is the cool editor/individual ( of a new international online journal - peruse the site, and, request future email notifications of upcoming haiku themes, send yours for consideration - (recent issue was one-line haiku)

The Whirlwind Review. . .  gracious editor Jill Jepson, author of ‘Writing As a Sacred Path’ - poetry/haiku ‘focusing on spiritual life, broadly defined’ - currently seeking submissions (pays $10 for accepted poetry) - online forum, submission guidelines, payment policies, upcoming themes

Kind of a Hurricane Press. . .  ed. A J Huffman, to ‘do it all’ poetically! -  plethora of activities includes High Coupe (5-7-5 syllable haiku/senryu), Jellyfish WhispersPyrokinection, Mind[less] Muse, themed anthologies, ‘best of’ anthologies, book (poetry) reviews (currently seeking reviewers), much more - ed. Huffman, co-ed. April Salazno

Cheap Seats, Canyon Wren Press. . .  new print poetry publication from versifier (friend) p l wick and - yes, a new print pub!  hosannahs!  Send letter with SASE for guidelines to 
 Cheap Seats
c/o p l wick at Canyon Wren Press
P O Box 249
Empire CO  80438-0249
or/and, email p l wick at (engage in lively online dialogue and express your excitement about this fledgeling publication) Cheap Seats, from a Ford van without tires, on blocks - sweet)

from dear friend Angelee Deodhar (have been meaning to do a post about this fascinating international poet for months, but, simply haven’t gotten there yet)  Dr Deodhar’s haiga graciously includes my poetry -

Lyrical Passion Poetry E-ZINE - just go to their unique/lovely site, read a few poems and the guidelines for Japanese short form poetry, and/or prose/free verse/rhyming poetry, and/or micro-fiction, they’ve all sorts of international poetic endeavors underway - currently open to submissions  - founder/managing editor is R D Bailey, appreciate my interactions with this gentleman

Writers & Lovers Cafe!  “We like haiku, senryu, tanka, all types of short, Japan-derived or French-imagist poems.   We enjoy flash, skinny fiction, and 55-word novels, we dig visual art of all types.   We consider mini-book reviews and essays” - holy Ford van on blocks, this site has really evolved technically/otherwho's, print copies are also available - go to ‘writers and lovers cafe’, poetry - email submissions to 

Eye on Life Magazine. . .  ed. Tom Rubenoff, also a fine poet (his poetry has a home in bear creek haiku) - publishes up to five poems a week, submissions continually open, go to (it’s obvious) Poetry Unlocked for published poems, and, for submissions, go to - Submissions!  Have had quality online/poetic interactions with this gentleman, also

Shemom. . .  print pub., ed. Peggy Dugan French (am pleased to know her as ‘friend’) - sub’s with SASE to 
Peggy French   
2486 Montgomery Ave  Cardiff  CA  92007
(personal favorite) 

Cattails. . .  from UHTS (The United Haiku and Tanka Society) international society of poets with representatives in almost every country of the world, submissions to - 
have got to stop here, this post is slipping beyond me -

Lilliput Review and Wentworth's publishing endeavors - Issa’s Untidy Hut, and, Wed. haiku - submissions. . .  respect for their handling huge volumes of incoming info - they update often, I visit there once a month or so and submit poetry to likely victims, have had (rare, but fascinating acceptances, including the San Francisco Peace and Hope inaugural print publication - 
Frosty, stop me!
one last online site - -ISteve Ausherman - ‘I am a poet, photographer, potter, painter and high school fine arts instructor. In love with my wife. Loves to travel. Loves to read. Can't sit still. Needs nature to balance the insanity of life. Music lover. Cat lover’  Picture of two aunts, of an occasional handmade card - a certain relaxing decentness therein (a bear creek haiku contributor)

again, soon 

see you in a moment 

ayaz daryl nielsen                                         

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