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Neonbeam UK based e-zine produced as a quarterly PDF. Poetry, fiction and review submissions from all over the world are welcome via e-mail ( The poetry and fiction submission selected as Best Of Issue each quarter will receive a copy of the relevant poetry/fiction featured book. Submission guidelines are available on the website.

New Welsh Review One of the few paying magazines for poetry. Published quarterly, the magazine consists of short stories, poems, book reviews, interviews and profiles aimed primarily at a Welsh audience. Payment per poem is £25. Submissions should be sent to the editor with an sae and covering letter. No email submissions. Send to: New Welsh Review, PO Box 170, Aberystwyth, Cerdigion SY23 1WZ. Telephone 01970 628410; Fax 01970 626320. Website:

Nasty Piece of Work (Quarterly mag of morbid, sick and macabre horror fiction and poetry) David A. Green, 20 Drum Mead, Petersfield, Hants GU22 3AQ

Nomad (Poetry and creative writing by survivors of the mental health system, of abuse or addictions) Gerry Loose, Survivors Press, 30 Cranworth Street, Glasgow G12 8AG. Tel: 0141 357 6838. Fax: 0141 357 6939. Email:

Northwords (Poetry and short fiction, focusing on the North) Angus Dunn, The Stable, Long Road, Avoch, Ross-shire IV9 8QR. Tel: 01381 621561. Email:

Oasis (Poetry, short fiction, essays, reviews, etc.) Ian Robinson, 12 Stevenage Road, Fulham, London SW6 6ES. Tel: 020 7736 5059

Obsessed With Pipework (Open quarterly 'poetry to surprise and delight with a high-wire aspect' - now new and improved, thanks to a grant from West Midlands Arts.) Charles Johnson, 41 Buckley's Green, Alvechurch, Birmingham B48 7NG. Tel: 0121 445 2110. Email:

The Once Orange Badge Poetry Supplement Biannual poetry magazine for everyone whose life has been touched by disability in some way, or at some time. All themes, styles and lengths considered. Care workers, support workers, friends and relatives also free to write. Writers wanted for all issues. Send submissions with s.a.e. to: D Martyn Heath PO BOX 184, South Ockendon, Essex RM15 5WT. Email:

Orbis Along with poetry, the following are welcome (ideas in first instance, rather than completed articles): suggestions for cover artwork, features (500-1000 words), Past Master section. Subjects for discussion: ‘day in the life’, technical, topical - which journal is ‘respected by people interested in the craft of poetry’? And what do you make of ‘the heresy that poems should be about truth more than words’. In particular, as well as fiction (also 500-1000 words), masterly poets (out of copyright, ie prior to 1932), and the occasional upbeat poem, Orbis islooking for more work from young people (including 20-somethings) and women writers. Subs p/a: £15 for 4 issues. (Overseas: £20/€32/$32); single issue: £4 (£5/€9/$9). Editor: Carole Baldock, 17 Greenhow Avenue, West Kirby, Wirral CH48 5EL. Via email (NB overseas only): - two poems or 1 piece of prose in body – no attachments.

Other Poetry (Poems, reviews and interviews) Evangeline Paterson, 105 Osbome Court, Osborne Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1LE. Tel: 0191 281 9474

Outposts (Longest surviving independent poetry magazine in the UK) Roland John, 22 Whitewell Road, Frome, Somerset BA11 4EL. Tel: 01373 466653. Fax: 01373 466653

Outreach (Free quarterly for the housebound, elderly and disabled) Rev. M.J. Kirby, 1 Grayson Close, Stockbridge, Sheffield, S. Yorks S36 5BJ. Tel: 0114 2885346. Fax: 01142884903

Passion (Poetry, fiction, arts, criticism, philosophy) Jeremy Robinson, PO Box 393, Maidstone, Kent ME14 5XU. Tel: 01622 728593

Passport (Short fiction, poetry and articles) Carol Gordon, The Writer's Co-operative, 6 Chaplin Grove, Crownhill, Milton Keynes MK8 0DG

Pause (Magazine of the National Poetry Foundation) Helen Robinson, 27 Mill Road, Fareham, Hants P016 0TH

Peace and Freedom (Humanitarian/ecologically-minded arts mag) Paul Ranee, 17 Farrow Road, Whaplode Drove, Spalding, Lincs PE12 0TS

Peer Poetry Magazine (Poets who have not yet succeeded in making a name) Paul Amphlett, 26 Arlington House, Bath Street, Bath BA1 1QN. Tel: 01225 445298

The Penniless Press (Quarterly for the poor pocket and the rich mind. Poetry, fiction, essays) Alan Dent, 100 Waterloo Road, Ashton, Preston, Lancs PR2 1EP. Tel: 01772 736421

Pennine Platform (Poetry magazine that combines modern sensibility with respect for traditional craft) Dr K. E. Smith, 7 Cockley Hill Lane, Kirkheaton, Huddersfield, W. Yorks HD5 0HH. Tel: 01484 516804

The Poet's Voice (Published with Univ. of Salzburg) Fred Beake & others, 12 Dartmouth Avenue, Bath BA2 1AT. Email:

Poetic Hours (Non-profit supporter of Third world charities) Nick Clark, 8 Dale Road, Carlton, Notts NG4 1GT

Poetic Licence (New poetry, rotating editorial team, fresh perspectives) Peter L. Evans, 70 Aveling Close, Purley, Surrey CR8 4DW. Tel: 020 8645 9956

The Poetry Church (Free distribution) Rev J. Waddington Feather, Fair View, Old Coppice, Lyth Bank, Shrewbury, Shropshire SY3 OBW. Tel: 01743 872177. Fax: 01743 872177. Email: Website:

Poetry Ireland Review/Eigse Eireann (Quarterly journal of poetry and reviews) welcomes unsolicited submissions of poems, from Ireland or abroad, in Irish or English. A maximum of six typed poems is allowed in a submission, which should be of copies, not originals, and with the poet's name on each sheet. Contributors will receive a copy of the issue in which their work appears and are offered a year's subscription to the magazine or €32 as payment. Poems should be original, and previously unpublished. There are no restrictions on style or subject, but Poetry Ireland says it strongly dislikes sexism or racism. Articles and reviews are normally commissioned by the editor who would consider proposals for both, however unsolicited articles and reviews will not be considered. Work may be submitted to: The Editor, Poetry Ireland Review, 120 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Email: Website:

Poetry Life Magazine (A magazine to explore the rich and booming UK poetry scene) Adrian Bishop, 1 Blue Ball Corner, Water Lane, Winchester, Hants S023 0ER. Email: Website:

Poetry London (Poetry, listings, information) Maurice Riordan, Poetry Editor, Poetry London, 81 Lambeth Walk London SE11 6DX Tel: 020 7735 8880 Website:

Poetry Manchester Sean Boustead, 13 Napier Street, Swinton, Manchester M27 0JQ

Poetry Monthly (Poems, articles, comment - new and experienced poets) Martin Holroyd, 39 Cavendish Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4HY. Tel: 0115 9461267. Email:

Poetry Nottingham International Pages: 56. Subscription £10.00 per annum. Editor: Julie Lumsden. Address: PO Box 6740, Nottingham NG5 1QG. Further details at:

Poetry Review (Quarterly forum on the state of poetry) Peter Forbes, Poetry Society, 22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BU. Tel: 020 7420 9883. Fax: 020 7240 4818 Email: Website:

Poetry Salzburg Review Highly recommended by Gwil Williams: 'It's a super thing, written in English, with over 200 pages in a glossy artwork cover and contains a variety of poems from many poets ranging from Martin Anderson to Vassilis Zambaras, translations ranging from Emanuele Bettini to Motokiyo Teami and several miscellaneous pieces of prose. The website is Postal address is Poetry Salzburg Review, Dept. English and American Studies,University of Salzburg, Akademiestr. 24, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria. Potential contributors would do well to read a copy of the new-look Poetry Salzburg Review before sending in their material to get an impression of what's required.'

Poetry Scotland (Quarterly broadsheet 'forty poems by twenty poets') Sally Evans, Grindles Bookshop, 3 Spittal Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DY. Tel: 0131 229 7252

Poetry Wales a quarterly small press magazine, welcomes poems and pays £25 on publication. A Welsh connection helps. Back copies are available, price £3. Write to: Robert Minhinnick, Poetry Wales, 2 Wyndham Street, Bridgend CF31 1EF, Wales.

PQR - Poetry Quarterly Review (Reviews) Derrick Woolf, Coleridge Cottage, Nether Stowey, Somerset TA5 1NQ

Prole is a new publication that focuses on accessible poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction. We aim to publish three times a year. If money is made, contributors will be paid a share. Website:

Psychopoetica (A magazine of psychologically-based poetry) Geoff Lowe, Dept of Psychology, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX. Fax: 01482 465599

Pussy Poetry (Women's poetry) Erica, 6 Rookery Close, Keddington Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 0GF

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