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The Arsenic Lobster Poetry Journal is seeking eloquent emotion, articulate experiment; the charley horse hearted, heavily quirked, the harrowing.
Honed lyricism, stripped narrative. Be compelled, compulsed, MOVED, to write...
New online issues are released in April, August and December. The annual print edition includes selected works published online during the previous year.
Poetry topics, reviews and criticism, and lobster art/photographs (pdf or jpg attachment only), are also welcome.
All submissions must conform to the following guidelines,
Poems should be timeless, rich in imagery, and edgy. That is, no political rants or Hallmark poetry.
Must be submitted electronically in the body of an email. Please, no attachments.
All works must be previously unpublished.
Each email may include 3-5 poems, any length. Please keep all poems in one email.
Simultaneous submissions are OK, but please let us know if work is accepted elsewhere.
Include a short, lively bio.
Please write your first initial, last name, date and what you are submitting in the SUBJECT LINE.
Example: D. Carson 3/06/07 Poetry.
Please limit your submissions to one per issue.
Send your email to LOBSTER@MAGERE.COM .
We will take submissions from September 1 through April 30.
The number of pieces will vary from issue to issue.
Thank you for your interest in Arsenic Lobster.
To learn more go to:
Good luck to all who submit, please drop in again next week…