is a quarterly literary magazine project at Amsterdam Press.
We publish works that can be described in these ways: specific; honest; well-crafted with a strong sense of clarity; wise; quiet; gritty; surprising, true*.
You can purchase Plain Spoke at Amsterdam Press' Etsy shop: http://amsterdampress.etsy.com
Cindy M. Kelly: General Editor / Poetry Editor
Shaun M. Barcalow: Fiction Editor
Laura Wackerly: Reader
Cathy J. Kelly: Reader & Publisher
*Please do not read our love for the plain-spoken as a request for submissions of vulgar, lurid, hateful, or prurient material.