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Quantum Leap (Poetry from new and established writers) 81 Breval Crescent, Hardgate, Clydebank G81 6LS

The Reater (No flowers, just blunt chiselled poetry) Shane Rhodes, Wrecking Ball Press, 18 Church Street, Northcave, Brough, E. Yorks HU15 2LW. Tel: 01430 424346

The Rialto (Deliberately eclectic, dedicated to excellence, 'love poetry, love life') Michael Mackmin, PO Box 309, Aylsham, Norwich, Norfolk NR 11 6LN

A Riot of Emotions (Art/poetry fanzine with small press and music reviews) Andrew Cocker, Dark Diamonds Pubs, PO Box HK 31, Leeds, West Yorks LS11 9XN

Roisin Dubh Free Poetry Zine (Poetry) 3 Irvine Road, Newmilns, Ayrshire KA15 9JB

Saccade (Bizarre and fantastic fiction - non-fiction, poetry, artwork - any style - horror, sf, fantasy) Robert Gill, 93 Green Lane, Dronfield, Sheffield S18 6FG

Salopoet (journal of the Salopian Poetry Society) 5 Squires Close, The Fairways, Madeley, Telford TF7 5RU

Scintilla (Journal of the Usk Valley Vaughan Association) Anne Cluysenaar, Little Wentwood Farm, Llantrisant, Usk, Monmouthshire NP5 1ND. Tel: 01291 673797

Seam (New poetry) Maggie Freeman & others, PO Box 3684, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 4GP

Seshat (Cross-cultural perspectives in poetry and philosophy) Terence Duquesne & others, PO Box 9313, London E17 8XL

Slipstream (Poetry, fiction, writing) Cathy Cullis, 4 Crossways, Crookham Village, Fleet, Hampshire GU13 0TA

Smiths Knoll (New poems and nothing but poems) Roy Blackman & others, 49 Church Road, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP 13 0BJ

Smoke (Poetry, graphics, short prose - 24pp - bi-annual) Dave Ward, The Windows Project, 1st Floor, Liver House, 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY. Tel: 0151 709 3688

Snapshots (Haiku) John Barlow, PO Box 35, Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 3EG

Sol Poetry Magazine (Poetry, fiction, reviews, artwork) Malcolm E. Wright, 24 Fowler Close, Southchurch, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2RD

South Poetry Magazine (poetry, reviews, occasional short articles), PO Box 3744, Cookham, Maidenhead SL6 9UY. A twice-yearly poetry magazine, originally for the southern counties of England, but now accepting work from all parts of the UK and overseas. Run by an independent management team. Anonymous selection. No regular editor – different selectors for each issue. No fax or email submissions. Website: Email

Southfields (Poetry, essays, reviews. A Scottish little mag with wide ranging concerns) Richard Price, 8 Richmond Road, Staines TW18 2AB

Stand (Quarterly magazine of poetry and new writing) Michael Hulse and John Kinsella, School of English, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT Email:

Staple (Mainstream poetry and fiction magazine, established in 1982, not a closed shop). Edited by Ann Atkinson and Elizabeth Barrett. Contact: Ann Atkinson, Padley Rise, Nether Padley, Grindleford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S32 2HE. Telephone: 01433 631949

Stride Magazine Editor Rupert Loydell has resurrected the publication, and is keen to publish collections of (four or five) poems, short prose, critical articles, reviews, and poetry news. Submission can be by e-mail: or by post to: Stride Magazine, 11 Sylvan Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 6EW. Visit the Website for further details:

Tangled Hair (Tanka) John Barlow, Snapshot Press, PO Box 35, Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 3EG

Tears In The Fence (Magazine looking for the unusual, perceptive, risk-taking, lived and visionary literature) David Caddy, 38 Hod View, Stourpaine, Nr Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 8TN. Tel: 01258 456803 Email:

Thumbscrew (International journal of poetry and poetry-related criticism) Tim Kendall PO Box 657, Oxford 0X2 6PH Email:

Time Haiku (Established and new writers of haiku, tanks, short poems) Dr Erica Facey, 105 Kings Head Hill, London E4 7JG. Tel: 020 8529 6478

Triumph Herald (Christian writers' magazine with poetry, stories and articles written by subscribers) Chris Walton, Remus House, Coltsfoot Drive, Woodston, Peterborough, Cambs PE2 9JX. Tel: 01733 890099. Fax: 01733 323524

Various Artists (Poetry and graphics) 34 Northleaze, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9HT

Voice and Verse 7 Pincott Place, London SE4 2ER

Wasafiri (Black writing in English) Susheila Nasta, Dept. of English, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Mile End Road, London El 4SN Email:

Wordshare (Creative writing from disabled people) John Wilkinson, 8 Bodmin Moor Close, North Hykham, Lincoln LN6 9BB

Writers' Own Magazine (Short stories, poetry, articles, competitions, reviews, letters) Mrs E.M. Pickering, 121 Highbury Grove, Clapham, Bedford MK41 6DU. Tel: 01234 365982

Writing Women (Poetry, short stories by women. Three a year) Linda Anderson & others, PO Box 111, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1WF

Zed 2 0 (Annual poetry, prose and articles on literature and the arts) Duncan Glen, 33 Lady Nairn Avenue, Kirkcaldy, Fife KY1 2AW. Tel: 01592 651522

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