Ends on December 31, 2017

Poems Wanted for the Bill Berkson tribute issue of Cruel Garters (No. 10).  We seek to publish in print both well-established & newer voices in a small, stripped-down publication that minimizes literary trappings and focuses on the work itself.  We prefer the short, lyrical, and odd.  

No. 10 will be an expanded, special issue devoted to poems inspired by Bill and his work. Cruel Garters exists largely to continue the aesthetic and energy of the New York School writers, and Berkson (1939-2016) was both an inspiration and contributor.

Deadline: December 31; No Fee to Submit


Poems only.  No cover letters.  A reply from the editors about publication should appear within 120 days.  Payment for No. 10 is a single copy.


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