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About The Cannon's Mouth

The Cannon's Mouth CoverCannon Poets have been meeting monthly since December 1983.  Meetings are on the first Sunday of each month [except August] in the Moseley Exchange, Post Office Building, 149-153, Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP. Please check our website for further details and news of our annual poetry competition:


The Cannon’s Mouth is the quarterly journal of Cannon Poets. It aims to stimulate interest and encourage the participation of members and the wider community in the writing of poetry and its presentation to the public.

All rights remain with the authors. Material published in The Cannon’s Mouth may preclude that material from being entered in poetry competitions. If material has previously been published elsewhere, the editor should be informed so that proper acknowledgement can be made.

The current editor is Greg Cox.


To subscribe, please send a cheque or Postal Order. Do not send cash through the post. If you live outside the UK, make sure that, in whatever way you send the subscription, we end up with the correct amount in £UK.

Subscription rates:

UK subscriptions

Non-UK subscriptions £20

Single copies and subscriptions can be purchased using a credit or debit card or Paypal through the Cannon's Mouth website.

Submissions by post

Please enclose [UK] A5 size SAE with ALL submissions. Please send no more than five poems. Please send postal submissions to:

The Editor,
The Cannon’s Mouth,
22 Margaret Grove,
B17 9JH

Submissions by email

Email submissions are welcome, but must include postal address. Please send no more than five poems. If you have not been published in The Cannon’s Mouth before, please send a brief bio for publication. Please place your poems either in the text of the email itself or as a single MS Word document.

Send email submissions to

[email protected]



Current editor
Greg Cox

Contact address
The Cannon's Mouth
22 Margaret Grove
B17 9JH