Submissions Information

  For our books and chapbooks, we solicit all our manuscripts and do not accept unsolicited manuscripts. For our journal, we read all submissions with interest--however, "blind submissions" are discouraged. You are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to be familiar with our magazine. Get a hold of the magazine; see if you like it; see the poems we like to print. It will save you time and effort. Plus, you will win a special place in our hearts. We love feedback and support from our readership. It is only five bucks--order online at Our mailing address for submissions & other queries:

Hoa Nguyen & Dale Smith
2925 Higgins Street
Austin TX 78722-1408 USA

Skanky Possum comes out twice a year: fall and spring.

We accept submissions on a rolling basis. Response time for submissions may be anywhere between 3 to 9 months.

Please include a cover letter and a SASE for response.

Unless requested, poems are not returned.

Electronic submissions are not accepted.