Gumball Poetry machine

Gumball Poetry (as a single micro-journal in a capsule machine) was invited to have a permanent home at the fantastic The Stacks Coffeehouse. It is partially submission-based, and partially curated. It is there and functional as of June 30, 2024! Have a question? Contact Ben via or try us through the submission form. We also Instagram @gumballpoetry.

Gumball Poetry table of contents


Gumball Poetry was a submission-driven poetry literary journal, published into 'capsule machines' across the U.S. and on the web. The journal ran between 1999 and 2010, garnering press around the world, several grants, and a large community. It was published by Ben Parzybok and Laura Moulton. You can see many incarnations of it at eg: October 2007.