Find a New Poetry Magazine

Current listing for magazines publishing short-form genres:

Please send an SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope) for guidelines or sample copy prices before submitting. This list is not a guarantee of anything. These are simply directions in which to point your mail search for publication.

Updated July, 2002.

bulletAcorn by Red Fox Press, P.O. Bos 186, Philadelphia, PA 19105.
bulletAsahi Evening News, HAIKUIST NETWORK, David McMurray, 5-3-2 TSUKIJI CHUO-KU, TOKYO 104-11, JAPAN, Fax: Japan 81- 3-5541-8539. Readers often add comments on the haiku submitted. The column is interactive between readers. Japanese haiku is translated and compared to work submitted by readers. 10 are printed each week along with a seasonal image designed by Mitsuaki Kojima of Tokyo. A cash prize contest will soon be announced for spring season haiku entries.
bulletAzumi. Ikkoku Santo, Editor. c/o Santcel, C.P.O. Box 361, Osaka, Japan 530-91. Send International Reply Coupons plus your haiku, tanka or letter and he will publish it. Ikkoku Santo died on September 20th at the age of 89. This could be discontinued, now.
bulletBlithe Spirit. Journal of the British Haiku Society. Editor Caroline Gourlay, Hill House Farm, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1NA, England. Membership/subscription to the British Haiku Society; £12.50 or US$29.00; airmail $35.00 paid to David Cobb, Sinodun, Shalford, Braintree, Essex CM7 5HN, England. Quarterly.
bulletBlue Ridge Haiku Journal. Blue Ridge Haiku International Club, 3543 Winding Way Road, Roanoke, VA 24015, e-mail for information. Japanese and English.
bulletContemporary Sijo: An Introduction to the Classic Korean Verse Form featuring Marcyn Del Clements, Rynn Jacobs & Kim Unsong. Published by Nocturnal Iris, R.W. Watkins, Editor with Bill West and Kim Unsong as Creative Consultants. Subscriptions$12 for three issues. Box 111, Moreton's Harbour, NL Canada A0G 3H0.Book Reviews LYNX XXI-1,February, 2006
bulletDasoku. John Ziemba, Editor. 40 St. Stephen St., Boston, MA 02115. Check on this one.
bulletfrogpond. Jim Kacian, Editor. POB 2461, Winchester, VA 22604. Quarterly periodical of the Haiku Society of America. Membership/subscriptions $20.00 to Dee Evetts, Acting Secretary of HSA, POB 1179, New York, NY 10013.
bulletGeppo Haiku Journal. Jean Hale, Editor. 20711 Garden Place Court, Cupertino, CA 95014. $15.00 for membership/subscription. Bimonthly newsletter with haiku contest.
bulletHaiku Canada Newsletter. LeRoy Gorman, Editor. 51 Graham West, Napanee, ON, K7R 2J6, Canada. Membership/ subscription: $20. for four issues and free participation in Members' Anthology.
bulletHaiku Headlines. David Priebe, Editor. 1347 W. 71st St., Los Angeles, CA 90044. $18.00. Monthly with cash contests.
bullet Haiku Harvest Fall & Winter 2005- Journal of Haiku in English, Volume 5 Number 1, published - online & print Denis M. Garrison, Editor. Book Review.
bulletHaiku Presence, Martin Lucas, 12 Grovehall Avenue, Leeds LS11 7EX, England, UK. Two issues for 5 pounds/$10 (US) in notes/bills. Takes haiku, senryu, tanka, renga, other short poems with haiku-like qualities. Also black-and-white artwork.
bulletHaiku Spirit. Sean O'Conner, 14b Echlin St., Dublin 8, Ireland. Quarterly/chapbook size, US$12. News, haiku/senryu, exploring nature in Ireland with an Irish voice and spirit in haiku. Seeking haiku in Gaelic with English translations.
bulletHaiku World. An online haiku journal edited by Gary Warner.
bulletHeron Quarterly. Carolyn Thomas, Editor, POB 1175, Borrego Springs, CA 92004. A journal of haiku and 'Zen' poetry. Sub. $16.00.
bulletHummingbird. Phyllis Walsh, Editor. POB 96, Richland Center, WI 53581. $15.00. Quarterly.
bulletLilliput Review. Don Wentworth, Editor, 282 Main Street, Pittsburg, PA 15201. Quoted as being "a wonderful little journal for 'small' poems.
bulletLIGHT- A Quarterly of light verse, satire, puns, and word-play. PO Box 7500, Chicago, IL 60680. $18.00 for four issues.
bulletLynx. Jane and Werner Reichhold, Editors. POB 1250, Gualala, CA 95445. $20.00 ($25 overseas) for three issues. A long, thin, big, fat journal for renga, tanka & ghazals.
bulletMainichi Daily News. Kazuo Sato, Haiku Editor. 1-1-1 Hitostsubashi, 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 100-51. Send haiku for publication and prizes in the newspaper. Very good about sending a copy to the author of a published poem. Automatic entry into a yearly contest.
bulletMayfly. Randy and Shirley Brooks, Editors. 3720 M. Woodridge Drive., Decatur, IL 62526. $10.00. Biannual. Very tiny booklet, but they do pay for haiku.
bulletModern Haiku. Lee Gurga, Editor. POB 1752, Madison, WI 53701. $18.50. Triannual. Pays $1/ haiku.
bulletNew Hope International. Gerald England, Editor. 20 Werneth Ave., Gee Cross, Hyde, England. 
bulletPiedmont Literary Review. Dorothy McLaughlin. 10 Atlantic Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873. Haven't seen the magazine, but the editor writes great haiku and tanka.
bulletPlainwraps. John O'Connor, Editor. 12 Manuka St., Christchurch, New Zealand. Write for latest info.
bulletPoets Roundtable. Esther Alman, Editor. Poets' Study Club, 826 South Center St., Terre Haute, IN 47807. Newsletter with contests and information. Price:?.
bulletPresence. Martin Lucas & David Steele (c/o Martin Lucus, 12 Grovehill Avenue, Leeds, LS11 7EX, England. Two issues/£5. Submissions from subscribers only. Takes haiku, senryu, tanka, renga, other short poems with haiku-like qualities. Also black and white artwork.
bulletPsychopoetica, Department of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull, HU7 6RX, England. (?)
bulletRaw NerVZ. Dorothy Howard, Editor. 67 Court, Aylmer, QC, Canada, J9H 4M1. $20.00. Quarterly.
bullet red lights edited by Pamela Miller Ness. Saddle-stapled, 3.5 x 8.3 inches, 36 pages, two issues per year (January and June) with annual subscription of $10. in the USA, $13. in Canada and $15. elsewhere. Submissions are due in-hand on April 15th and November 15th. Poets are paid $1.00 per poem. Send subscriptions and submissions to Pamela Miller Ness, Editor, 33 Riverside Drive, Apt. 4-G, New York, NY 10023-8025.Book Reviews LYNX XX-2 June, 2005
bulletRibbons edited by An’ya. Saddle-stapled, 8.5 x 11, 28 pages, single copies for Tanka Society of America members cost $2.50 and $3.25 for non-members. One year memberships in the Tanka Society of America are USA $15, Canada $18.00 and elsewhere for $20. Contact Kirsty Karkow, 34 Indian Point, Waldoboro, ME 04572. Send submissions to an’ya, PO Box 102, Crescent, OR 97733. Book Reviews LYNX XX-2 June, 2005
bulletSnapshots. Editor John Barlow, Snapshot Press, POB 132, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 8XS, England.
bulletstill, a journal of short verse. ai li, editor. 49 Englands Lane, London NW3 4YD, ENGLAND. e-mail : home page: [with audio and printable competition entry form] £20 per annum [4 issues] + P&P [UK £3; Overseas Surface & EC Air £4, Overseas Air Mail £8]. Postal rates from January 1997 [UK £4, Overseas Surface & EC Air £5, Overseas Air Mail £10]. One issue £5.99 + P&P [UK 75p, Overseas Surface & EC Air £1, Air Mail £2]. Postal rates from January 1997 [UK £1, Overseas Surface & EC Air £1.25, Air Mail £2.50]. Cheques/P.O./International Postal Money Orders payable to still. US Dollar bills acceptable at current exchange rate. Still promotes Haiku, Senryu and short poems. Syllable count and Season word not essential. Previously published work acceptable [please state where and when published] though unpublished and subscribers' material will be given priority. Subscription includes the first 6 entries to each bi-annual competition free. No contributors' copies.
bulletTangled Hair. Editor John Barlow, Snapshot Press, POB 35, Sefton Park, Liverpool, L17 3EG, England. Single tanka only. Tanka-sized pages but beautifully done.
bulletThe Tanka Journal. Nihon Kajin Club, 408 Edisu-Mansion, 1-2-1, Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150 Japan. You may write in English for info. Publishes tanka only.
bulletThe Daily Yomiuri. Haiku Editor. 1-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-55, Japan. Send only one or two haiku. If published you receive a copy of that issue and a small gift.

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