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Poet's market 2018 / Robert Lee Brewer, editor.
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2018 Poet's market
31st annual edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, [2017]

Physical Description:
473 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"Features one-year access to the poetry writing content on"--Cover.
BUSINESS OF POETRY -- How to Use Poetry's Market -- Frequently Asked Questions -- How to Increase Your Odds of Publication -- Ready Your Work for Publication -- The Organized Poet -- The Habits of Highly Productive Poets -- Anatomy of a Poetry Book -- The Ins and Outs of Poetic Translation -- Keeping Poetry Alive -- Get the Most Out of Your Writing Residency -- Mistakes Poets Make -- Dealing with Problem Editors -- Is It a 'Con'? -- PROMOTION OF POETRY -- Blogging Basics -- 6 Ways to Promote Your New Book -- Poetry on Stage -- Homegrown Promotions -- Social Media Primer for Poets -- CRAFT OF POETRY -- Poetic Forms -- Poets and Collaboration -- Writing Poems from Prompts -- The Art of Finishing a Poem -- Creating a Sonnet -- Slants on Rhyme -- Freshen Your Poetry -- MARKETS -- Magazines/Journals -- Book/Chapbook Publishers -- Contests & Awards -- Grants -- RESOURCES -- Conferences, Workshops & Festivals -- Organizations -- Poets in Education
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The most trusted guide to publishing poetry!

Want to get your poetry published? There's no better tool for making it happen than Poet's Market 2018 , which features hundreds of publishing opportunities specifically for poets, including listings for book and chapbook publishers, print and online 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 completely updated listings, Poet's Market offers brand-new articles devoted to the craft and business of poetry, including how to handle a book launch, delivering poetry in unusual places, starting your own poetry workshop, and more.

You will also gain access to: A one-year subscription to the poetry-related information and listings on Lists of conferences, workshops, organizations, and grants A free digital download of Writer's Yearbook , featuring the 100 Best Markets: Includes exclusive access to the webinar "PR for Poets: The Secret to Getting Your Poems Read" from Jeannine Hall Gailey, author of Field Guide to the End of the World and The Robot Scientist's Daughter .

Author Notes

Robert Lee Brewer, Suwanee, GA, is the Senior Content Editor for the Writer's Digest Writing Community, focusing especially on and the Writer's Market series. Voted Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere in 2010, Brewer has published one poetry collection, Solving the World's Problems.

Table of Contents

Sage CohenLauren CampTerri Kirby EricksonPatricia KennellyScott OwensAmy MillerJeannine Hall GaileyRobert Lee BrewerJeannine Hall GaileyDaniel AriRobert Lee BrewerJeannine Hall GalleyRobert Lee BrewerSage CohenAnty MillerNancy Susanna BreenJeannine Hail GaileyArnorak HueyNancy Susanna BreenStacey Balkun
From The Editorp. 1
Business of Poetry
How to Use poet's Marketp. 2
Frequently Asked Questionsp. 6
How to Increase Your Odds of Publicationp. 11
Ready Your Work for Publicationp. 17
Launching A Bookp. 22
The Organized Poetp. 27
The Habits of Highly Productive Poetsp. 32
Anatomy of A Poetry Bookp. 37
Celebrating Poetry in Unusual Placesp. 42
Mistakes Poets Makep. 46
Dealing With Problem Editorsp. 49
Is It A 'Con'?p. 52
Promotion of Poetry
Blogging Basicsp. 56
6 Ways to Promote Your New Bookp. 62
Poetry on Stagep. 67
Social Media Primer for Poetsp. 73
Start A Poetry Group in Your Living Roomp. 77
Craft of Poetry
Poetic Formsp. 82
The Art of Finishing A Poemp. 97
Coming Unstuckp. 102
Put Less of Yourself, More of Yourself in Your Poemsp. 107
Poets and Collaborationp. 112
Writing Poems from Promptsp. 117
Freshen Your Poetryp. 122
Fairy Tale as Transformative Poeticsp. 128
Magazines/Journalsp. 132
Book/Chapbook Publishersp. 314
Contests & Awardsp. 351
Grantsp. 395
Conferences, Workshops & Festivalsp. 401
Organizationsp. 415
Poets in Educationp. 427
Glossaryp. 429
Subject Indexp. 438
General Indexp. 457

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