Better Than Starbucks Poetry and Fiction Journal

An eclectic mix of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, Better Than Starbucks Poetry and Fiction Journal is currently published quarterly. The journal is available to read online at https://betterthanstarbucks.org. May 2022 is the 45th issue of the journal, and all archive issues are also available online..

In each issue contains a poetry interview, with poems by the interviewee, free verse poetry, haiku, formal poetry, poetry translations, poetry for children, International Poetry, African poetry, experimental poetry, form poetry, prose poetry, and something  we call Poetry Unplugged. From The Mind is an editorial page. There is a fiction selection, a flash fiction selection, and a section called Better Than Fiction, which is creative nonfiction. We are dedicated to assembling as wide a range of poetry and creative writing, from the world over, as we can.

Better Than Starbucks was founded 1995 as Scene, Arts of the Treasure Coast, Renamed 1998 Abundance, a Harvest of Literature, Life & the Arts, and revived in 2016 as Better Than Starbucks.

All the Better Than Starbucks staff are volunteers. Income is from print sales (and a few donations) and is used to pay contributors, currently twelve Features authors per issue.

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