2014 Poet's Market

2014 Poet's Market

by Robert Lee Brewer

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The most trusted guide to getting poetry published!

The 2014 Poet's Market includes hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including listings for book/chapbook publishers, poetry publications, contests, and more. These listings include contact information, submission preferences, insider tips on what specific editors want, and--when offered--payment information.

In addition to the listings, Poet's Market offers articles on the Craft of Poetry, Business of Poetry, and Promotion of Poetry--not to mention new poems from contemporary poets. Learn how to navigate the social media landscape, submit your poems for publication, write various poetic forms, give a perfect reading, and more.

You also gain access to:

  • Lists of conferences, workshops, organizations, and grants.
  • One-year access to the poetry-related information and listings on WritersMarket.com (print edition only)
  • A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook featuring the 100 Best Markets
Includes brand-new poems from today's best and brightest poets, including Amorak Huey, J.P. Dancing Bear, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Scott Owens, Martha Silano, Susan Rich, and more.

"My grandmother bought my first Poet's Market when I was in college. I had just taken my first college creative writing class. Now, nearly 20 years later, as a writer who has had books published and as an editor of a 10-year-old magazine, Poet's Market is still an invaluable tool. Every poet and poetry student needs a copy on his or her bookshelf." --Shaindel Beers, author of A Brief History of Time and The Children's War and Other Poems, and Poetry Editor of Contrary

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599637488
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 08/19/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 506
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

From the Editor 1

Business of Poetry

How to Use Poet's Market 2

Frequently Asked Questions 7

How to Increase Your Odds of Publication Sage Cohen 19

Ready Your Work for Publication Lauren Camp 25

The Organized Poet Patricia Kennelly 30

10 Chapbook Design Tips Every Poet Should Know Amy Miller 36

Mistakes Poets Make 41

Dealing with Problem Editors 44

How to Write a Successful Grant to Fund Your Writing Kris Bigalk 47

Is it a 'Con'? 52

Revolution Road Nate Pritts 56

Promotion of Poetry

Why Poets Need Platforms Sage Cohen 61

Blogging Basics Robert Lee Brewer 67

A Year in the Life of a City Poet Laureate Jeannine Hall Gailey 74

Poetry Readings Scott Owens 79

How to Give a Great Poetry Reading Jeannine Hall Gailey 84

Social Media Primer for Poets Robert Lee Brewer 88

Poet Interviews

Tragi Brimhall Robert Lee Brewer 92

Carmen Calatayud Robert Lee Brewer 96

Barton Smock Robert Lee Brewer 102

Erica Wright Robert Lee Brewer 105

Heather Bell Robert Lee Brewer 109

S. Thomas Summers Robert Lee Brewer 114

Karen Rigby Robert Lee Brewer 117

Deborah Hauser Robert Lee Brewer 121

Craft of Poetry

Poetic Forms Robert Lee Brewer 125

How to Focus on Revision Nate Pritts 140

Freshen Your Poetry by Revising Stale Language Nancy Susanna Breen 145


The Importance of Reading Poetry Nancy Susanna Breen 151

Invention of Everything Else Susan Rich 156

Breaking Morning Scott Owens 158

If Tesla had Aimed his Death Ray at Vortex, Kentucky Shaindel Beers 159

Five Ways of Looking at a Mushroom Cloud Chris Haven 160

Introduction to Disaster Preparedness Jeannine Hall Gailey 162

Trouble in Mind Nancy Posey 163

The Offering of his Eye J.P. Dancing Bear 164

Alone in Fading Light Helen Losse 165

The Artists' Honeymoon Daniel Ari 167

Orifice Terry Wolverton 168

Trespass with Horsefly Kevin McLellan 169

Recipe Martha Silano 170

Elegy Amorak Huey 172

Nine Gulls Maril Crabtree 173

Poet Bios 174


Magazines/Journals 177

Book/Chapbook Publishers 377

Contests & Awards 411

Grants 445


Conferences, Workshops & Festivals 451

Organizations 464

Poets in Education 474

Glossary of Listing Terms 477

Glossary of Poetry Terms 481


Subject Index 488

General Index 496

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