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Butcher's Dog is a biannual poetry magazine, founded in the North East of England.


A different combination from the original group of co-founders edits each edition alongside a guest editor. Past guest editors include: The Poetry School, Carolyn Jess-Cooke and Pippa Little



“Butcher’s Dog is a magazine I always find myself recommending to my students, and to fellow poets; it looks great and contains a huge variety of work which feels at once both innovative and accessible. The poetry world needs more magazines like this.”

Butcher's Dog was established with the support of Arts Council England and New Writing North