Friday, June 18, 2010

Poetry Tips: The Poetic Biography

Many writers decide to tackle biographies at some point in their lives, I challenge you to create a poetic version. Make it short, medium, or long, funny, sad, or all of the emotions of life.
Good luck to all who try it, please drop in next week…

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Dancing Girl Press Open Chapbook Submissions

This is straight from their web-site:

dancing girl press chapbook series
dgp is happy to accept manuscripts from women poets for publication in our annual chapbook series. We plan to publish 10-20 chapbooks per year chosen from the best of the manuscripts we receive. See about dancing girl press publications.
While we do not offer a monetary prize or payment for those manuscripts chosen to be published in the series, we do offer a payment of 10 copies of the chapbook to the authors chosen. We also offer generous discount (60%) on additional copies the author may wish to purchase.

Manuscripts must be between 12 and 32 pages, numbered accordingly, with only one poem per page.
Submissions are accepted via e-mail as attachments in Microsoft word only. Please include "Chapbook Submission/LAST NAME" in your subject line.
Submissions are currently OPEN.
Submission period: June 1st-August 30th, 2010
Send all correspondence to

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Good luck to all who submit, please drop in tomorrow for more Poetry Tips…

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Poems Found by Poet Hound
“Hands” by Jim Murdoch
“Poems for Blok, 1” by Marina Tsevetaeva

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Double Feature

Not only am I trying to make up for the last couple of weeks but I also wanted to remind you all of August’s Poetry Postcard Festival which is soon approaching while providing a great source of inspiration.

First, check out the site that has the August Poetry Post Card Fest and book mark it so you can sign up in July:

And if you’re not sure if you’ll have enough postcards on hand or may have to make your own, check out these awesome postcards at the Digital Mail Art Blog:

Please click in tomorrow…