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(ANNOUNCEMENT) SPAM004 – Call for Submissions

We're delighted to open up submissions for:



A spring season poetry & audiovisual digital zine by SPAM Press.

We welcome poems that engage in any of the following:

lunar song / secret grammars / swoony appropriation / ambient studies / communal embarrassments / shortcuts / verse garments / DMs / lovers at protests / refusals of arrival / misspellings / rave happenings / translations / life without the university / forgotten vibe shifts / everyday limerence / seeds of unfinished projects / what you'll feel in a few minutes / new names for household objects / dirty confessionals / computer dreams / subversive napping / retail complaints / fearless cringe / the revolution / misspellings / intimate science fictions / lyric as a flower vase / epistles / Alice Notley / language games / laureate of Pleasantview / trip reports / strategic removals of self / parallel constellations / affective turns / emotional glitches / ars poetica / the shapes of clouds / new forms of sainthood / unknown luxuries / the discourse of birds / fugitive proprioception / poems against landlords / shared over bluetooth / discredited bodies of knowledge / rehearsals / compression artifacts / mice consciousness / the incredible landscape / jouissance operations / poetry personals / holidays to another poem / seasonal letters / hot regressions / the surface numinous / unsystematic marxisms / adornments / library crushes / the archive and the document / alien broadband / tasty fluorescence / shady dealings

Submissions close on April 1st and are maximum 3 pages long.

You can send your submissions with the subject header 'SPAM004 - Submission' to

Please submit as a .doc or .docx. You may also submit an additional pdf version to ensure the formatting carries over correctly. Do not submit poems in the body of an email although you are welcome to send us a cover letter. :)

If you have already been published in SPAM Magazine, we ask that you wait a full two issue cycles before resubmitting, just to ensure we are making space for other poets.

We also consider short audiovisual submissions; get in touch for more details.

Earlier issues are available here: SPAM001 / SPAM002 / SPAM003


Published: 01/3/22

Image by Maria Sledmere & Mau Baiocco


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