Sam Smith

Based now in Maryport, Sam Smith has had several poetry collections and novels published. Poetry collections include To Be Like John Clare (University of Salzburg Press), Skin&Bones (Odyssey Poets), Dialogues (Silver Gull Publishing), John the Explorer (Gecko Press), pieces (K.T. Publications), the complete pieces (BeWrite e-book), Rooms (Oasis broadsheet), apostrophe combe (boho press), Problems & Polemics (boho press), Rooms & Dialogues (boho press), Canoe (erbacce press), and An Atheist's Alphabetical Approach to Death (erbacce press).

Novels include Sister Blister (Online Originals), Paths of Error trilogy (Jacobyte Books), Marks (BeWrite Books), Porlock Counterpoint (BeWrite Books), The Care Vortex (BeWrite Books), Sick Ape: an everyday tale of terrorist folk (BeWrite Books), The End of Science Fiction (BeWrite Books), The Secret Report of Friar Otto (boho press), We Need Madmen (Skrev Press), John John (Turner Maxwell Books), and Something's Wrong (DPdotcom publishing).

And one non-fiction - Vera & Eddy's War (BeWrite Books).

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The Journal

The Journal started life as The Journal of Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry, but after 10 issues ran out of Scandinavian contributions.

Now approaching its 38th issue, it welcomes contributions of 6 poems at a time. Editorial policy is ' try to publish those poems — from wheresoever they may come — written with thought to what the poem is saying and to how it is being said. Also welcomed are poems that can travel, that can cross boundaries, that do not assume in their readers a shared knowledge nor a shared set of beliefs. And it will be a rare day when the editor takes a poem about being a poet or about the writing of poems.

Also, because their aim is to keep The Journal secular, any poem containing religious terminology will not be considered for publication.

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