Though the focus of this article is on poets & poetry, many of the tips below are appropriate for writers of fiction and nonfiction as well. Where should I publish my poems? Finding the right places to submit your can be tricky. Here’s where to look. Poet’s Market My best suggestion for locating publishers is […]
The following is from: “ruth weiss and the American Beat movement of the ‘50s and 60’s” by Horst Spandler, published in: ruth weiss, no dancing aloud – lautes tanzen nicht erlaubt. edition exil, Vienna, 2006. – also used as an introduction to ruth weiss’ book can’t stop the beat – THE LIFE AND WORDS OF […]
The poet L.G. Hertz’s website www.lghertzpoetry.com has been recently updated with poems excerpted from his upcoming collection, “Renting the Moon for a Party” as well as a spotlight on poems about music. Hertz’s formal, traditional rhyming poems focus on science, the arts (sculpture, music, opera, painting, dance) and other subjects.
Waterloo by J.T. Welsch / Like This Press / Saddle-Stitch, 36 pages The twenty-four numbered but untitled poems, and almost as many monochrome images, of J.T. Welsch’s Waterloo begin with a wake. The first poem quickly makes clear that though a death may have served as the impetus for this series, the poems will not […]
Dee Sunshine’s third poetry collection, “Visions Of The Drowning Man”, has recently been published. What other writers are saying about the book: “His work reminds me of Blake’s proverb about the road to excess leading to the palace of wisdom”. D.M. Thomas “Dee Sunshine is the poetic equivalent of Hieronymous Bosch”. Des Dillon “Replete with […]
Here are some tips on learning about poetry, finding your unique voice, and writing terrific poems. Preparation & Inspiration for Writing Poetry Read as much contemporary poetry as you can. Those who read little poetry rarely succeed as poets. (Just as those who don’t experience a wide variety of foods rarely succeed as chefs, and […]