Monday, April 27, 2009

How To Get Poetry Published

One of my good friends sent me an email the other day with a question about getting her poetry published (Hi Michelle W., thanks for the question). I thought it might be helpful to publish her topic on the blog today.

How To Get Poetry Published
Research is probably the best first step. I started writing poetry many years ago, and self-published a book of poetry as well. But what I found was that it was a hard genre to break into. It's not easy selling poetry to the mass markets, in fact it's extremely difficult (not impossible, but difficult).

I've pasted a couple links below that might help in researching poetry publication.

Where to Get Poetry Published: and Publishing FAQ:

Poetry - How To Locate The Best Markets Where You Can See Your Poems In Print:

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