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acumen is published three times a year (January, May and September), A5 perfect bound, with at least 120pp per issue.
The programme is out for this year's Torbay Poetry Festival
see www.torbaypoetryfestival.co.uk for a list of events and to buy tickets on-line.
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Submissions for the September issue are now closed. I am happy to read your work, but if a poem is short-listed, a final decision could take as long as up to the end of November.
Contents of ACUMEN 79, May 2014
Poems: Miriam Scott, Martyn Crucefix, Stuart Fraser, David 5 Lukens, Jon Plunkett, Lotte Kramer, Grahaeme B. Young, John Cassidy.
The Interviewer Interviewed − David Perman.
Poems: Rowan Righelato, Katrina Naomi, Jenny Hamlett, Terence Dooley, J. Alan Nelson, John Gilham, Pam Job, David Mohan.
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Acumen Magazine is supported by the Arts Council of England (Lottery Fund).