January Snakeskin will be business as usual - an exhilarating (I hope) mixture of poems on any subject, in a variety of styles.

February Snakeskin will be a special issue on the theme of


Interpret that how you will, but please send poems that in some way or another match this description to the usual address. (In the body of an email, please. I am unlikely to open attachments.)


Two blog posts may be of interest to potential contributors to Snakeskin .
The first, on "How Snakeskin Works", explains the simple procedure by which contributions are selected for a month's issue.

The second, called "Don't" offers some tips to novice poets, detailing a few of the things that might make an editor take against your work.