Poetry

Theseus in Baghdad by D.A. Gray

Theseus in Baghdad by D.A. Gray

Gray has completed two poetry collections, Contested Terrain, FutureCycle Press, 2017 and Overwatch, published by Grey Sparrow Press, 2011.  His work has appeared in The Sewanee Review, Appalachian Heritage, Rattle: Poets Respond, Syntax & Salt, The Good Men Project, Still, and War, Literature and the Arts among many other journals.  Gray holds an MFA from The Sewanee School of Letters and Continue reading Theseus in Baghdad by D.A. Gray

Two Pieces by Gemma Mahadeo

Two Pieces by Gemma Mahadeo

Gemma Mahadeo (she/they) is a Melbourne-based, London-born writer and occasional musician whose poetry and non-fiction has appeared in online and print journals throughout Australia. Gemma blogs drink & zine reviews on eat, drink, stagger and edits reviews for Melbourne Spoken Word when not writing poetry or reviewing books, or reading submissions for Syntax & Salt and can be found online Continue reading Two Pieces by Gemma Mahadeo

Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Gretchen Tessmer is a writer/attorney based in the U.S./Canadian borderlands of Northern New York. She writes both poetry and short fiction, with work appearing in Nature, Strange Horizons and Daily Science Fiction, among other venues. You can find her on Twitter and Tumblr. in poorly designed seasonsI stand in smoldering fields, fidgetingwith fingers dug deepin Continue reading Demeter’s Daughter by Gretchen Tessmer

Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

Courtney O’Banion Smith writes, edits, and raises her sons in Houston, Texas. Her work has appeared in several print and online publications including The Ekphrastic Review and Relief. Find her on Twitter @cobanionsmith. You can also find Courtney here. What was it like? Well, we believedour little corner was everythingand like everywhere else and always would Continue reading Around the Fire by Courtney O’Banion Smith

HWL by Margo Stern

HWL by Margo Stern

An introduction to HWL, by Ani King, EiC: YOU MIGHT WONDER why Syntax & Salt, a magazine focused on speculative fiction, and only recently dipping a toe into poetry, might be publishing HWL, a terrific send up of tech culture, based on Howl, which is perhaps the most well known Allen Ginsberg poem of his Continue reading HWL by Margo Stern

The Poetry Issue: Future Myths – Call for Submissions

Syntax & Salt Magazine is thrilled to announce that it will publish its first poetry feature issue, Future Myths in October 2018, with special guest editors and contributing staff members, Elizabeth Archer and D.A. Gray. The Editors: Elizabeth Archer had it made as a National Merit Scholar, but sadly her only ambition was to write. Continue reading The Poetry Issue: Future Myths – Call for Submissions