Better Than Starbucks Publications — who we are:
Vera Ignatowitsch Editor-in-Chief
Anthony “Uplandpoet” Watkins Publisher, Founder, and Advisory Editor
Tom Merrill Advisory Editor
Kevin McLaughlin Haiku Editor and Advisory Editor
Elaine Wilburt Copy Editor
Christy Burbidge Associate Copy Editor
Better Than Starbucks Publications is a small press which accepts Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction, as well as cross genre manuscripts. Please check our submission guidelines page to see if submissions are open. We periodically close submissions when our reading lists gets too long.
Better Than Starbucks was founded by Anthony Watkins in 1995 as Scene, Arts of the Treasure Coast, renamed Abundance, a Harvest of Literature, Life & the Arts in 1998, and revived as Better Than Starbucks in 2016. Our journal of poetry and creative writing is located at https://betterthanstarbucks.org. On the archives page, you will find over 40 issues of the journal. It has also been available in print since January 2018.