Eastern Structures

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Genres Published: 
Representative Authors: 
Steffen Horstmann, Denver Butson, William Dennis, John Philip Drury, Eric Torgersen, Norma Jenckes, R. W. Watkins, Mindy Watson, L. J. McDowall, Tamara K. Walker, Chi Holder, Priscilla Lignori, James Lignori, Clark Strand, Mark Redfearn, Michael Lustbader, Nancy Rullo, Jim Wilson, Pat Geyer, Ann Hills, Lance Nizami, Gareth Writer-Davies, R. K. Singh, and many others.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
2 to 4
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
2 to 3
Issue Price: 
$5.99 to $6.50
1,000 to 2,500

Editorial Focus

Eastern Structures picks up where Contemporary Ghazals left off, publishing English-language examples of the Middle Eastern form, but now in addition to Korean sijo and Japanese forms such as haiku and tanka—rendered exclusively in the 5-7-5 and 5-7-5-7-7 syllabic structures.

Tips From the Editor

We would advise that potential contributors make themselves familiar with the style and protocols of Eastern Structures before submitting. The best way to familiarise oneself with the magazine, of course, is by purchasing and reading an issue. Issues 1 through 5 and The Complete Eastern Structures / Volume One omnibus are readily available at Amazon.com.

Contact Information

R. W. Watkins, Editor
P. O. Box 111
Moreton's Harbour
A0G 3H0
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Last updated: May 06, 2022