||AAR PRESS publishes
Aliens Are REal magazine, and a monthly
chapbook series, the first of which is Punchlines
McNeilley. Upcoming chaps by Virgil Hervey,
Lyn Lifshin and
others. Write Justin
Cline. AAR Press, PO Box 701, Seattle,
ALPHA BEAT PRESS publishes
Bouillabaisse, Alpha Beat Soup,
Cokefish, Fahrenheit 451, and other
fine publications, including a list
of chapbooks by some of America's finest.
They like poetry with attitude
and voice, and honor their Beat roots. Send
submissions, or SASE for
a catalog of current publications. Alpha
Beat Press, 31A Waterloo Street,
New Hope, PA 18938.
SMALL GARLIC PRESS, Outstanding chapbooks and broadsides
by Renay, Meredyth Smith, Paul Mena,
LeeAnn Heringer, Marek
Lugowski, Jesse Rider and many others. State
of the art website: http://www.enteract.com/~asgp/chapbook.html
Craig for more information.
BATHTUB GIN is
dedicated to an eclectic aesthetic. They publish poetry,
short prose, essays, letters, artwork, and
more. Gin is the first
publication from Pathways Press, which hopes
to publish chapbooks and
broadsides in the near future. Send submissions
and/or SASE to Bathtub
Gin, PO Box 5154, Bloomington, IN 47407.
Info also available at
Bathtub Gin website, or by contacting Christopher
or Tom Maxedon (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Email submissions are accepted.
DESTINY: THE MAGAZINE premiered in February, 1998.
Our first issue featured works by Robert
Hill Long, Mark Halperin,
Cecelia Hagen and others. It will be a quarterly
publication. Please email
submissions to email@example.com,
or request our mailing address.
Thanks! -- Susan Moore Denning, Caffeine
REVIEW, published since 1982, now has a website,
including general and submissions information,
contests and notes,
book printing services, sample poetry and
a chatroom. Chiron Review
has published poetry, prose, interviews
with and photos of some of
the most engaging and controversial
individuals from all corners of
the literary and
underground press universe. Past contributors include
Charles Bukowski, William Stafford, Marge
Piercy, Gavin Dillard,
Edward Field, Antler, Robert Peters, Joan
Jobe Smith, Fred Voss,
Janice Eidus, Felice Picano, Lyn Lifshin,
Will Inman, Richard
Kostelanetz, Lorri Jackson, Karen Themstrup,
Charles Webb and
a host of others, well-known and new. The
Chiron Review website is
brought to you by Zero City Press. Write
editor Michael Hathaway
for more information.
DRIVE-BY BOOKS and BROADSIDES
are filled with poetry, fiction
and rants for our apocalyptic age. Get a
sample book for $2 CASH
PLEASE (or checks to Robert W. Howington).
Add $1 and get all 8
b'sides. 4405 Bellaire Drive South #220,
Ft Worth, TX
76109-5103, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
see DRIVE-BY BOOKS on the World Wide
Web at this URL:
a collection of stories and poems with articles
and pictures sprinkled in... a poetic journal
surrounded by and based
on all the dull aspects of life. It's never
what you thought it would be. . .
incorporating absent thought and concentrated
amusing world of pure emotion... glanging
at the rules of wrong and
right... letting you choose how you feel
and what you say, Opinions ~
stories ~ poetry ~ words and normal to abnormal
feelings and views
Endless is available to you for the
simple price of $2 or $1.50
and 2 stamps to Shantia Johnson. PO box
149, Delaware City, DE
19706, or contact email@example.com.
FREE CUISENART, a monthly
e-zine published by Creative
Coalition of Artists, is always on the prowl
for quality poetry, solid
short fiction, essays with attitude, and
an occasional html poem.
Regular features include "Meet Dr. Poetry,"
which showcases the
biting wit of Dr. David Breeden on all topics
related to the writing of
poetry, and "Meet the Editor," a chance
for a rival editor to voice his/her
views of publishing on the web. Contributors
include Peter Horn, Victor
Car, Michael McNeilley, Kurt Nimmo, Janet
Bernichon, Marc Swan, Jim
Gourley, Martin Auer, Liz Thelen and many
others. Editor: Jordanne
Holyoak-Kitchel, Associate editor: Elliza
McGrand, Guest editor: Tania
Rochelle. Write to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
short fiction, poetry, commentary, a beer column,
serialized accounts of real travel adventures,
and more. In addition to our print
publication, we now have a website, at http://www.intouch.bc.ca/pub/galaxy.
For writers' guidelines, submission and
subscription information, write
POET BINGO pushes the
boundaries of underground writing with
surreal, psychedelic art, industrial music,
and jazz-tinged, angst-laden,
beatnik poetry. Fusing alternative
literature and underground writing
with dark humor, sarcasm, and social satire,
Geek Poet Bingo describes
episodes of serene colorful nature, in the
manner of impressionist paintings;
it characterizes the best and worst of contemporary
urban life; it cuts
through pervasive everyday crap with a spirit
of uncompromising social
activism. Geek Poet Bingo fuses and blends
underground art, subterranean
art, ranting poetry, the avant-garde, the
experimental. If Marcel Duchamp
was reborn in the body of Friedrich Nietzsche,
grew up in the 1970s
influenced by beatniks and cyberpunks, then
took a job doing computer
graphics, he would have produced Geek Poet
Bingo in his spare time.
is a monthly e-zine of poetry and prose. Deadlines are
generally the 15th of every month. Send
1-5 poems or prose
(essays, short-short fictions, journal entries)
to 2,500 words to
Read an issue or two before submitting.
Previously published work is fine, but let
me know who published it
first and when. No simultaneous submissions.
If you submit work
to Gravity, that is taken as tacit
permission on your part to publish
the work submitted. If you have not been
published in Gravity
before, send a bio with your submission.
All rights revert to the
author upon publication.
GRIFT by Michael McNeilley.
Published by God's Bar Press, New
York City. With art by Brooks McNeilley.
Click here for
HAPPY KITTY 'zine
is filled with rants, poetry, photos, fiction,
sex, drugs and art. Virgil Hervey, editor
of GOD'S BAR: un*plugged,
calls HAPPY KITTY "a masterpiece." Get a
copy of your own for
only $3 CASH PLEASE (or money orders to
Crista C. Williams).
4405 Bellaire Drive South #220, Ft Worth,
Submissions solicited. Email: email@example.com.
IMPETUS is a somewhat quarterly
magazine of poetry, artwork
& related reviews, news of such, starting
its 12th year. You can get a
copy for $5.00 from Cheryl A Townsend, 4975
Comanche Trail, Stow,
OH 44224. Annual Erotica and Female Only
issues are out & available
for $4.00 each.
in the Electric
Shadows - a new book of blues
poetry by JJ Webb.
"Poetry to protect the guilty." $10 tax/postage
pd. from da Vinci Media,
391 Redwood Dr., Felton, CA 95018. Email:
For sample selections from in the Electric
Shadows, Click here
is tiny, weird and wonderful. LR comes out
12 times a year (mailed bi-monthly), alternating
between regular issues
and broadsides featuring single poets. Submit
a maximum of 3 poems,
(previously unpublished unless otherwise
noted) of 10 lines or less,
with SASE. Pays 2 copies...reports in 1-8
weeks. Subscriptions $10 for
15 issues, $5 for 6 issues, or $1 (...or
SASE...or 2 stamps) for a sample
copy. Checks to Don Wentworth, 282 Main
St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201
monthly Arts & Lit. mag ($20 for 12 issues)
A monthly small press mag that examines
the creative process thru
interviews, articles, commentary & reviews,
now in its third year.
PO Box 5301, San Pedro, CA 90733-5301. Website:
BIZARRO houses several mini-sites: The Underground Crawlspace
Review, featuring underground writing with
surreal, psychedelic art
and angst-laden, socially conscious beatnik
poetry. Mondo Bizarro
also houses The Ideas 1st News, an info
clearninghouse about censorship
and contemporary alternative culture.
Additionally, Mondo Bizarro
houses the Panic Catalog, which features
merchandise from alternative
publishers the Panic Button Pr_est. Finally,
this site contains the
Production Doctor home page, an innovative
and reasonably priced
web design, development and programming
a brand-new journal of nontraditional poetry
and fiction, is looking for submissions.
Nerve Cowboy is open to
most forms, styles and subject matter, though
there is a bias toward
accessible work that depicts the absurd
nature of the human experience.
In short, we want the writer to find that
raw nerve and ride it through
the fog like a good cowboy should. Please
send poems, stories
up to 5 pages, and black & white drawings
along with an SASE
to Joseph Shields and Jerry Hagins at P.O.
Box 4973, Austin, TX
78765. Editors respond to manuscripts in
2-4 weeks. Pays 1 copy
upon publication. The first issue of
Nerve Cowboy is due out
in Spring 1996.
Peshekee River Online Poetry Cafe is
scheduled to go online around
the end of September, 1998.... "if we get
enough poems." The zine
"probably won't be very graphic at first.
Just a few pics and the
poetry." Write firstname.lastname@example.org
or snail mail to The Peshekee
River Poetry Cafe P.O. Box 689, Eastpointe
MI 48021. Editor Tom
Blessing says, "My wife and I published
Tandava from 82 to 92
and it's time to do this again. "
PENNY DREADFUL REVIEW,
70+ pages, published quarterly.
Enjoys harder poetry... no touchy/feely
stuff, many Bukowski-influenced
writers seen here... political correctness
is a joke... noticable interest
in sex poems and self-indulged flights of
violence. Featuring the comic
"Christian Angst." Accepts submissions of
poetry, prose and b/w art...
include two 32-cent stamps and a short bio.
$5/copy; $16/4 issues.
Trades ok. Publishes lots of chaps... send
SASE for list.
Editor: C Ra McGuirt, 4210 Park Ave., Nashville,
or contact CGarr31562@aol.com.
POETRY CAFE is
a highly recommended spot for the literary-minded to
to stop for a virtual cup of coffee. Visit
Poetry Cafe at http://www.poetrycafe.com/
for contemporary poetry, contests designed
NOT to rip you off, and a lot more.
A big, fine read. Submissions accepted by
email: write Dennis M. Gaughan.
Poetry Cafe should give itself one
of its Poetry Treasure
POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY exisits to expose as many people as
humanly possible to as many other people's
poetry (as humanly possible.)
We feature the work of two poets online
every week chosen exclusively
from e-mail submissions. Also here are extensive
listings to other poetry
related websites, categorized, and accompanied
by descriptions written by
the web site creator/maintainer. Also also
here is a chat room with weekly
poetry related events, and poetry classifieds.
We're constantly reviewing
poetry submissions for weekly online featured
consideration; and we're
always adding new poetry web site links.
POETRY TODAY ONLINE solicits
readers and writers. PTO offers
poetry, news, contests and more. Visit Poetry
send submissions to Margaret
PO'Fly language~arts news zine
(est. 1994). Only thru knowledge &
community can we hope to have success...
PO'Fly (formerly Poetry Fly)
tries hard to express the girth of expression's
mouth. Every issue features
snips of all media... visual, poetry, fiction,
audio, small press,
commentary & performance. We accept
submissions of all kinds...
interviews, profiles, dialogue, comics,
essays, poetry, fiction
(100-2000 words), art, reviews of books,
performances, mags, 'zines
(basically anything). We also publish announcements
of events, calls
for entries, festivals, etc. PO'Fly,
Editor: Michael Elton Crye,
PO Box 1026, Ashland, KY 41105. Sample issue,
For more information, contact POFlye@aol.com.
PRESS OF CIRCUMSTANCE, 312
E. 43rd St., #103,
Austin, TX 78751. Books by Albert Huffstickler.
available...just ask. SASE for information,
price list and free Huff poem.
Click here for sample
READING LIPS by Lyn
Lifshin. © 1997, Morgan Press, Milwaukee,
WI. Exquisitely printed & perfect bound
signed author's copies -- the
last of a limited run. Send $15 to Lyn Lifshin,
2719 Baronhurst Dr.,
Vienna, VA 22181-6158 Visit Lyn's
website at lynlifshin.com for more
information on Lyn and her work.
SANTA CRUZ VISUAL ARTS INDEX (SCVA),
a site specializing in
artists and writers, is pleased to announce
that the Internet's WebScout
has selected Guggenheim winner Robert
Sward for one of its coveted
Way Cool Site Awards. This "best of the
best" honor is reserved for the
Internet's top URLs. The Award goes to Robert
Sward for editing
eSCENE 1996, "The world's first anthology
of the best Internet-
published short fiction, enabling readers
to pick up the year's finest
electronically published short stories without
having to download a
random collection of epubs. So cool it's
HOT." For more information:
408-426-5247 Attn: Elissa Alford.
PUBLICATIONS produces books and magazines, including
children, churches and daddies literary
magazine, for poets and
writers. Write Janet
Kuypers for more information.
SHEILA-NA-GIG, 23106 Kent Ave.,
Torrance, CA 90505.
Excellent annual literary magazine, digest-sized,
pages. $7 annually, $12 for 2 years. (Back
issues $3-5). Cover letter
preferred, submit up to 5 poems and/or short
stories (up to 10 pages),
B&W line artwork. SASE for upcoming
themes. Looking for writing
on the edge.
SLIPSTREAM, Box 2071, Niagara
Falls, NY 14301.
Some of the best independent writing published
in America today,
in one of the best formats...7x9", 80-100
pages, and cheap at $5
a copy. Subscriptions @ $15 include 2 issues
and 2 chapbooks...
or try the sampler... 2 chaps and 2 back
issues (their choice) for only
$8. Magazines and chaps are high-quality,
Chaps by Gerald Locklin, Matt Buys, Kurt
Nimmo, Elliot Richman,
Livio Farallo and others. Accepts submissions
alternates between theme and general issues.
CHICKEN. Edited and published by Brandon
...published in Washington, DC. Submissions
are accepted year
round. We are interested in poetry, short
prose, plays, theoretical
documents, photography, illustration, collage,
painting, sculpture -
the more experimental the better, but quality
is our basic requisite.
A Quarterly Newspaper of Literary and Visual Art --
contains short fiction, poetry, visual art,
and more; available via
US Mail for $1/issue within the US ($2/issue
foreign). Each issue is
at least 6+ pages of broadsheet newsprint.
See also our WWW
Site at http://think.ucdavis.edu,
submissions from unpublished/
alternative artists encouraged. E-mail:
SANDWICH is as fine a collection of underground and
alternative writing as you'll find on the
net; poetry, fiction and
essays from some of the best. Thunder Sandwich
is looking for poetry
and prose that riots, rapes, pillages and
burns. Length no restriction
if it's good. Check out the site, and submit
to Jim Chandler:
usually within a couple days.
TOMORROW MAGAZINE, published
since 1982, takes its name
from editor Tim W. Brown's mission to showcase
tomorrow's writing today.
Tomorrow always is seeking work for possible
publication. In the past we
have published poetry, short fiction, essays,
dramatic scripts, interviews and
B/W art. We prefer to look at about five
poems at a time; we are not
considering fiction at present due to over-commitments
in this area. Although
we will consider any style of writing, work
that we publish tends to be more
underground than academic in character.
Contributors include Antler, Gina
Bergamino, Hugh Fox, Richard Kostelanetz,
M.L. Liebler, Lyn Lifshin, Kay
Murphy, Charles Rammelkamp, Cheryl Townsend
and Paul Weinman. Contact
Tomorrow at POB 148486, Chicago,
IL 60614; e-mail: email@example.com.
TONGUE is a 'zine full of cool
interviews, short stories, poetry, essays,
music reviews and much much more. In the
past we have featured interviews
with the likes of Kevin Smith, director
of Chasing Amy, Clerks and
Mallrats, as well as Kevin Eastman,
creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles and Heavy Metal, as well as many
other icons of pop culture.
Check us out at www.tongue-zine.com
and send your submissions to
WHO ARE WE? Poems by Alan Kaufman.
"A new young Kerouac...Alan
Kaufman's poetry has the bebop sound of
the best Beat poetry" Ruthe
Stein, San Francisco Chronicle. "...avatar
of Lenny Bruce, Walt
Whitman and Jackie Gleason" Cary Tennis,
San Francisco Guardian.
"A great young poet..."San Francisco Weekly."
"...work that robes his
anger at growing up in a country that seems
to have forgotten that people
like Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, Jack London,
Henry Miller, Gertrude
Stein and Jack Kerouac ever walked on this
native earth. Alan has a
vision of the broad-shouldered axe" Neeli
Cherkovski, biographer of
Charles Bukowski. Order from SPD/Small Press
1341 Seventh Street, Berkeley, CA 94710-1403
tel: (510) 524.1668
fax (510) 524.0852 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or call Davka Books
(415) 567-6689 or e-mail Akpoem@aol.com.
Last Updated: 9/16/98