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Hello All. Recently, my poems have been publish in the first PoetrySoup anthology titled PS:It's Poetry: An anthology of contemporary poetry from around the world,Dissident Voice,The Magnolia Review, The Opiate Magazine and Tuck Magazine. My poems have also won awards in recent Poetrysoup poetry contests.. Over several decades, my poems have appeared in numerous small press journals including Visions International, Cafeteria, Gargoyle, and West End Magazine. Through Black Buzzard Press, I also published a chapbook of poems titled "Native Steel” in 1982. I have also written published short fiction. Over the years, my stories have appeared in The Lake Superior Review, Intuitive Explorations, Baltimore's Lite Literary Magazine, and Alien Skin.  Feel free to contact me if you would like further information. Thanks!

The Opiate Magazine to Publish Poem "The Hinterland"

Blog Posted:4/19/2021 4:17:00 PM

Hello All,

I.m pleased to announce that The Opiate Magazine has published my poem The Hinterland online. It will also appear in the summer 2021 print issue. You can find the poem posted here on PoetrySoup among my list of poetry posts. But it also appears on the website of The Opiate here: The Hinterland by Thomas Wells (

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Thomas Wells

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Date: 4/20/2021 3:54:00 PM
Congrats Thomas!
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Thomas Wells
Date: 4/21/2021 3:03:00 PM
Thank you, Brother Jacob! Have a wonderful day.
Date: 4/20/2021 12:25:00 PM
many congrats and thanks for sharing the news of your publication success:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 4/21/2021 3:04:00 PM
Thank you, Jan! Much appreciated.

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