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Issue #3 is Officially Here!

Snarl’s third print issue, Spring 2022, has arrived! Pre-orders and contributor copies will ship out June 6th. Snarl can be found in circulation at Kansas City Public Library, Salina Public Library, and Lawrence Public Library. You can also find copies at Wiseblood Booksellers in Kansas City and The Raven and Wonder Fair in Lawrence, KS.

Learn more about this issue by visiting our Issue 3 page.

Order your print or digital copy here!

Now Live! – Snarl Online Exclusives

Read our May 2022 issue here.

2022 Prose & Poetry Contests Are Closed!

Snarl hosted our very first contests in early 2022! The winner of each contest will win $300 and print publication in Snarl #4, Fall 2022. Diance Glancy will judge our inaugural poetry contest, and Jason Baltazar will judge prose.

Submissions closed on February 15th, 2022. Due to the overwhelming response we received for this contest, we now plan to announce the winners in late July.

We are still open for regular submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and other media. Read our submission guidelines on our Submittable page!

Diane Glancy, Poetry Judge
Jason Baltazar, Prose Judge

Print Issues

Snarl has three print issues to date. Purchase a copy of Issues 1, 2, or 3 or become a subscriber at our Submittable Page.

You can also submit your work for our consideration at Submittable. Please read our submission guidelines before sending work.


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Support Snarl: GoFundMe Campaign

Dear readers, please consider donating to the 2022 Snarl fundraiser. We are still a young journal and rising paper costs have only further complicated our future. We are dedicated to paying our contributors and to providing a home to great literature and artwork by marginalized creators. In order to continue doing so, we need your support. Donations of $25 or more will come with a free copy of Issue #3! Further donor perks are listed on our fundraiser page.

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Belated Editor’s Note for Issue #3

The editors of Snarl take seriously the right to bodily autonomy that all people with uteruses deserve. Without establishing an explicit theme for our third issue, we found many of the works in this issue to be in conversation with the fraught state of parenting, pregnancy, and abortion in the US. This note means to both reinforce our commitment to reproductive freedom and provide a few points of action for our readers.

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“James’s Gun,” a Poem by Ian Powell-Palm

In the week after my sister died

Following a day spent needlessly driving and throwing candy

From the window onto passing graves lining the highway

My brother James took me to a taco bell and watched heavily

As my fourteen-year-old mouth cradled a steak tortilla.

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Submit Your Work!

We are looking for literature and art that bite back. Writers and artists of marginalized identities are welcome to submit their work via our Submittable page. We seek fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork that moves and surprises us.


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Help us Pay Our Contributors

As a journal that pays semi-professional rates and always has a free submission option, our need for financial support is great. Funds raised on GoFundMe will go toward paying creators for their work (whether published in Snarl Online or in print) and covering print costs for the print issue. Donate to our GoFundMe campaign here!