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: Rebecca Baggett | Charlotte Bishop | David Black | Jody Bolz | Roger Camp | Michael Chitwood | Lauren Coggins | Robert P. Cooke | Robert Cording | James Crews | Elton Glaser | Amy …... read more


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

Congratulations to Alex Dupree, whose poem, “brother marcus,” was selected by Suzanne Cleary as the winner of the 2016 Guy Owen Prize.

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