How to Publish Your Poetry – Some Advice.

On Publishing Poetry

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. …{read more}

Where should I publish


photo copyright mwandaw /

Like a crow caws into the night, like an owl with
its questioning eyes, like a Shaman lights the
night with magic words, like a hawk circles the
sky, like …{read more}

In honor of ruth weiss on her 85th birthday

Ruth Weiss / copyright Horst Spandler

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 …{read more}

Four Poems by Sam Silva

4 Poems by Sam Silva


Thank God these days I sleep and dream!

Things happen
…it is inevitable!, this angry wrangling
of the nerves
in a place that feels like Hell
or a …{read more}

L.G. Hertz site includes poems about the arts & music

The poet L.G. Hertz’s website has been recently updated with poems excerpted from his upcoming collection, “Renting the Moon for a Party” as well as a spotlight on poems …{read more}

Poetry Review: Waterloo, by J.T. Welsch

Digital collage by D.Enck

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 …{read more}

In Remembrance of Poet, Novelist & Editor, James D Quinton

James D Quinton Books

Amy Quinton writes to us, “It is with deepest sorrow and regret that I have to tell you that my husband, James D Quinton, took his own life on 6 …{read more}

New Poetry Collection: Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Sunshine

Visions of the Drowning Man by Dee Rimbaud

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 …{read more}

On writing poetry – how to write terrific poems

Book / copyright pear83 /

Here are some tips on learning about poetry, finding your unique voice, and writing terrific poems.

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Preparation & Inspiration for Writing Poetry
Read as much contemporary poetry as you can.

A.D. Winans on A.D. Winans


I was born in San Francisco, and have lived here almost my entire life. I was born at home, premature. My mother said the doctor told her I would not …{read more}