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Pirene's Fountain A Journal of Poetry 53

A project of Glass Lyre Press (see other related projects).

About

In the lore of Greek myths, naiad Pirene was grief-stricken by the death of her son, Cenchrias. She dissolved into a fountain of tears outside the gates of Corinth. It was said the essence of a naiad was tied to her spring; she could no longer exist if the spring dried up, as is often the case with inspiration and poetry. Pirene’s fountain was one of three springs associated with Pegasus, and was sacred to the muses, who drank of the waters for fresh inspiration. At Pirene’s Fountain, it is our hope that we can share of each other’s knowledge, and in the spirit of Ancora Imparo – “ I am still learning,” open our hearts and minds to inspiration.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2008

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Poetry Temp Closed

All genres of poetry are accepted with no restrictions on length, style or form; however, free verse and shorter, more varied pieces are preferred. Creativity, imagination, and original use of language is encouraged, with a preference for lyrical and richly-imaged verse, and/or poems with an emotional focal point and narrative strength.

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 15 May 2023* (approx. 312 days from now) through 30 June 2023. 1
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Free verse, Lyric poetry, Narrative poetry, Short poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Other (May vary).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; 3 - 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
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* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

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Dates

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2022
Last Checked: 19 Jun 2022 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 07 Feb 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 18 Apr 2009

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