Archive for October 20th, 2010


20 October 2010
We are reading submissions now.

THE SMOKING POET publishes flash fiction; fiction; nonfiction; poetry; feature author interview; feature poet; feature artist (by invitation only); travel essays; book and cigar reviews. We publish work that ignites our imagination, inflames our passion, leaves us with a smoky aftertaste. The Smoking Poet also shares an extensive list of links and resources for writers and the cigar aficionado.

Meet our editors at:

Editor-in-Chief (fiction): Zinta Aistars

Co-Editor and Music Editor: Andris Silis

Poetry Editor: Joannie Stangeland

Cigar Editor: Mick Parsons

Feature Poet: Dorianne Laux

Feature Kalamazoo & Beyond Writer: Michael Loyd Gray

Feature Kalamazoo & Beyond Poet/Publisher: Lori A. May

Feature Publisher/Translator/Nonfiction Writer: David Fideler

Feature International Author: Laimdota Sele

“A Good Cause” Feature: Lisa Hickey, publisher of The Good Men Project

Submissions open year round. Send with genre in subject line: poetry, fiction, general non-fiction, or cigar themed fiction/ non-fiction/poetry and cigar reviews.

For full submission guidelines and contact information, visit:

WINTER 2010-2011 Issue Deadline: November 30, 2010

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