From the Blog

Showcasing DB’s multicultural side this week is Andrew McCallum’s gorgeous poem, “Scalpsie.” Written in both Scots and English, this piece was part of the “First Peoples, Plural” folio from our 13th i...
2016-02-04 16:38
I’m working on a study/writing project involving Greek mythology. The reading around it began with one of my favorite books when I was a kid, D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths; and then books by Robert...
2016-02-03 19:33
DB Fiction Editor Sybil Baker’s “Sebaldian travelogue through the Syrian migration route” Reverse Migration is up at The Critical Flame.Filed under: Contributor Piece, Uncategorized
2016-01-20 15:32
It may sound old-fashioned, but I like to read one book at a time. It gives me the feeling that I’m as close as possible to the book. Perhaps it’s a way to feel within reach of the author, too. John A...
2016-01-20 06:31



Seeking: Artists with an Agenda

Drunken Boat is re-launching in 2016 under new editorship! Erica Mena, poet, translator, and book artist, formerly the Managing Editor, will be taking the helm as Editor and Executive Director. As part of this transition, Drunken Boat is strengthening its commitment to being a leading space for writers and artists around the world to publish provocative, experimental, and otherwise difficult work, alongside the exceptional work we have been publishing continuously online for 15 years.

Drunken Boat is issuing an open call for interested writers and artists to join its (currently all-volunteer) staff. Details here. Deadline Dec. 20, 2015.

Call for Bulgarian Literature and Art

Drunken Boat is pleased to announce a special call for art and literature by emerging and established Bulgarian authors. This folio will appear in Drunken Boat #23 issue and will be curated by T.M. De Vos.

We are currently seeking art, poetry, short fiction, nonfiction, multimedia, and hybrid-genre work for simultaneous publication in Bulgarian and in English. Submissions will be considered through January 15th and should be emailed to T.M. De Vos at tmdevos3 @ gmail.

Drunken Boat Books

Union: 50 Years of Writing from Singapore and 15 Years of Drunken Boat

Union traces the intertwining trajectories of two dynamic communities: the cosmopolitan Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore, commemorating 50 years of national independence and writing, to celebrated literary journal Drunken Boat, marking 15 years as one of the most innovative and inclusive literary platforms in the US and the world.

The Ground I Stand On Is Not My Ground

A hybrid of poetry and digital art by Collier Nogues, published by Drunken Boat.

​Radha Says

The final collection by award-winning poet Reetika Vazirani, published by Drunken Boat.

The Hide-and-Seek Muse

Annotations of contemporary poetry edited by Lisa Russ Spaar, published by Drunken Boat.


Submissions are currently closed.


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