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Title:
Poet's Market 2020
ISBN:
9781440354953
Edition:
33rd annual ed.
Physical Description:
476 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents:
BUSINESS OF POETRY -- How to use Poet's market -- Frequently asked questions -- How to increase your odds of publication -- Ready your work for publication -- Launching a book -- The organized poet -- Habits of highly productive poets -- Anatomy of a poetry book -- 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 -- Social media primer for poets -- Why poets need platforms -- 30-day platform challenge -- CRAFT OF POETRY -- Poetic forms -- The art of finishing a poem -- Coming unstuck -- Poets and collaboration -- Freshen your poetry -- Writing poems from prompts -- 101 prompts -- MARKETS -- Magazines/Journals -- Book/Chapbook publishers -- Contests & awards -- Grants -- RESOURCES -- Conferences & workshops -- Organizations -- Poets in education.
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Want to get your poetry published? There's no better tool for making it happen than Poet's Market 2020, which includes 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, the 33nd edition of Poet's Market offers articles devoted to the craft and business of poetry, including the art of finishing a poem, ways to promote your new book, habits of highly productive poets, and more.
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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 2020 , which includes 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, the 33nd edition of Poet's Market offers articles devoted to the craft and business of poetry, including the art of finishing a poem, ways to promote your new book, habits of highly productive poets, and more.


Author Notes

Robert Lee Brewer (Suwanee, GA) is a senior content editor at Writer's Digest. He is the editor of Writer's Market, Guide to Literary Agents, and Poet's Market, and is the host of the popular Poetic Asides blog on WritersDigest.com. 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 GaileyDaniel AriSage Cohen
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
Mistakes Poets Makep. 42
Dealing With Problem Editorsp. 45
Is It A Con?p. 48
Promotion of Poetry
Blogging Basicsp. 52
6 Ways to Promote Your New Bookp. 58
Poetry on Stagep. 63
Social Media Primer for Poetsp. 69
Why Poets Need Platformsp. 73
30-Day Platform Challengep. 79