Panning for Poems
Welcome to Panning for Poems, our new print and online micropoetry journal. We love short poems with huge impact, so if you think you have little nuggets that will knock the breath from us, then we want your work.
Panning for Poems is designed as a double-sided A4 broadside, each containing approximately fifteen poems, laid out to be folded up and fitted into your pocket.
Each issue can be downloaded in pdf format for free, printed out and distributed by anyone, anywhere. (When printing, print on both sides, and flip on the short edge of the page.)
Submissions are now reopen for 2017.
We invite you to think small and submit. We are especially interested in submissions from residents of Northern Ireland, although we do accept work from outside of NI. Simply send up to three micro poems, 3-8 lines long, along with a brief biography (including your current place of residence) in the body of an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Editor | Geraldine O’Kane
Sub Editor | Colin Dardis
Panning for Poems is an imprint of Pen Points Press.
Issue Eight features: John Caulfield, Noel Williams, Marion Clarke, Jill Kerr, Dominic Connell, Peter Courtney, Nancy Graham, Marianne McShane, Alison Ross, Ernest P. Santiago, Lucy Beevor, Thomas Elliot, Adrian Rice and Gaynor Kane.
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Issue Seven features: Clare Cotter, Jill Kerr, Tory Campbell, Helen Clarke, Dane Scott, Emma McKervey, Savannah Dodd, Fermin de la Osada, Ciaran Parkes, Paddy Murphy, Chris Jenkins, Peter Adair, Joey Bocchiccho and Thomas Elliott.
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Issue Six features: Marie Cadden, Sean Maguire, Olga Dermot-Bond, Chris Jenkins, Ross Hattaway, Colm Bradley, Linda McKenna, Martin Towers, Shivaun Conroy, Afric McGinchley, Nathan Thanki, Teresa Kane, David Braziel, Jill Kerr and James Meredith.
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Issue Five features: Siobhan Atkins, Ev McLoughlin, Barbara Sabol, Colin Dardis, Caroline Kieran, Phyllis McKenna, Wes Lee, Laura McKenna, James Meredith, Dave Eager, Niamh McGarry, Patrick Deeley, John W. Sexton and Laura Cameron.
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Issue Four features: Jenny Methven, Therese Keiran, Steve Brightman, Mick McCullagh, Stephanie Conn, Joe Cushnan, Matthew Rice, Michael Healy, Patrick Deeley, Glen Wilson, Pete Mullineaux, Jason O'Rourke and David Atkinson.
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Issue Three features: Shloka Shankar, Vinceny Marmion, Siobhan Atkins, Laura McKee, Clare Robinson, Ellie-Rose McKee, Howie Good, David Aktinson, Daniel Ryan, Rachel Hedley, Lara Sunday, Cristine A. Gruber, Kate O'Shea, Olive Broderick and Annemarie Mullan.
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Issue Two features: Olive Broderick, Michael Conaghan, Jon Plunkett, Stephanie Conn, James Meredith, Annemarie Mullan, Stephen McGuinness, Connie Marquez, Daniel Ryan, Emma McKervey, Debbie McCormack, Alistair Graham, Rachel Hedley, Laura Cameron and Anthony Ferguson.
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Issue One features: David Braziel, Elizabeth McGeown, Rachel Hedley, Peter Adair, Mark Cooper, Anthony Ferguson, Jim Meredith, Michael Conaghan, Catherine Moore, Michael Wilson, Lynda Tavakoli, Emma McKervey, Maria McManus, Niall McGrath and Colin Dardis.
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