SPR is the second oldest poetry journal in the region, with its origins in Florida and subsequent moves to North Carolina and now Georgia. Continuing the tradition of editorial openness and response to writers that began with Guy Owen in 1958, SPR publishes poems from all over the country as well as from abroad and maintains a worldwide readership. SPR reads submissions year-round and annually sponsors The Guy Owen Prize Contest.

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Featured poets include: Charles Atkinson | John Bargowski | Emily Benson-Scott | Chana Bloch | Paul Bone | Bill Brown | George David Clark | Don Colburn | Edward Dewar | Alex Dupree | Lynnell Edwards | Michael Fleming | Elton Glaser | Peter Kline | Susan Lefler | Owen McLeod | Robert Morgan | Steven Nickman | Lynn Powell | Catherine …... read more


Congratulations to Floyd Skloot, whose poem, “City Championship, 1926,” from Southern Poetry Review 54:2 was featured in poetrydaily.org, January 25, 2017.

Congratulations to Elton Glaser, whose poem, “Expanding Stanzas in Contracting Cold,” was featured on PoetryDaily.org on September 7, 2016.

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