NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Underblong, DEADLINE: Open year-round


sounds like an interesting journal!

Trish Hopkinson

Underblong is an intriguing new online poetry journal recently founded by poets Chen Chen and Sam Herschel Wein.

Their second issue just went live and is bursting with incredible poetry! Make sure not to miss the audio recordings of the poets reading their poems. There’s just simply nothing better than hearing the poems in the voice of the poet and I love the simplicity and ease of the journal’s format, the ability to click from one poem to the next. The editor’s note describes this issue well, “These poems gurgle and toil and launch our bodies to dance, from our wiggling toes to our careening clavicles, walking around saying yes, most certainly, thank you. We are seen in our most inner selves and nuzzled, thoroughly.”

I wondered how and why this literary magazine came to be, so I asked them a few questions to find out. See my interview with Chen…

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