The end of July, and suddenly it's properly summery. But suddenly too, West Yorkshire, where Snakeskin has its head offices, is subjected to renewed lockdown restrictions. Can poetry do anything to explain this strange new world we live in, or anything to alleviate its discontents and tediums? Well, we try. We really do.
September is another all subjects, all styles issue. Plans are in the pipeline, though, for something special later in the year. Send your poems to uk.


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.