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A tool to quickly find adjectives that start with a letter or a syllabe: quite usefull when you write acrostic poem for example. More than 1650 adjectives are listed.
Ain't Got No Press
A small press publisher of uniquely themed poetry anthologies including The Night Goes On All Night - Noir Inspired Poems, and A Poet's Haggadah, Passover Through The Eyes of Poets. Check out our submission guidelines for information on our upcoming collections.
Albany Poets mission is to give everyone the platform to share their poetry with the world. Whether it is at an open mic, on a website, or in print, Albany Poets strives to integrate poetry and spoken word into the Capital Region of New York and beyond.
All Words that Rhyme
A website to find a rhyme easily: just type a word and you will get rhyming words with it.
APIARY Magazine is an all-volunteer literary organization dedicated to nurturing and celebrating the literary arts in Philadelphia, and to fostering cross-cultural understanding among Philadelphians through literary expression and collaboration.
Art Bar Poetry Series, the
The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest arts.
Attleborough Poetry Competition
Information about the Attleborough Poetry Competition.
Auckland Poetry .com
Aucklandpoetry is the guide to the live poetry scene in Auckland, New Zealand, with gig and event listings, news, reviews, links. It also features a new poet every month and an archive of previously featured poets.
Austin International Poetry Festival
During this festival Poets from all over the world enjoy poetry in the streets and venues of Austin Texas.
Austin Poetry Society
The Austin Poetry Society, a chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas and an affiliate of the Academy of American Poets, the society offers monthly and annual poetry contests, many of which are open to non members, and monthly programs aimed at expanding and improving poetic craft.
Author & Book Promotion
Not happy with your marketing or don't know where to start. A new website launched for aspiring and established authors alike, that provides authors needing help with FREE marketing tips, promotional articles and resources.
Bards and Sages Writing Contest
Contest in poetry, flash fiction, short story, and novella. Genres are fantasy, sci-fi, and horror. Cash prizes and publication to top three winners in each category. Please see website for complete details.
Baseline International Home page
Business home page for the publisher Baseline International.
Beard of Bees
Beard of Bees is an independent, free press. We are based in Oak Park, Illinois and Paris, France. Beard of Bees is committed to publishing quality chapbooks by liberated poets from anywhere. We do not discriminate against non-human or post-human artists.
A poetry site from poets and performance poets, well maintained and has lots of info on the forums.
Bellday Books is the publisher of "Music from Words" by Marc Jampole. "Music from Words" is a stunning first collection of poems that ranges from the elegiac to the experimental. Marc Jampole creates some of the deepest feeling people you will ever meet. All of the characters come alive in verse, their stories echoing moments of ecstasy, tragedy, irony and comedy.
Best American Poetry Blog, the
We launched this blog in January, 2008, to create a place where we and friends can exchange, discuss, and argue about poems and poetry.
Best Canadian Poetry, the
Launched in 2008, the Best Canadian Poetry Series features fifty Canadian poets annually, drawn from Canadian literary journals magazines. Each year, a distinguished guest editor (2008, Stephanie Bolster; 2009, A.F. Moritz) selects the poems based on their intellectual, artistic, or inventive merit; the editorial taste changing with each new volume.
Between the Lines
Between the Lines is about creative passion. Borderline obsessively so. We may be small and starting out but we're driven by genuine passion for word-art. This new forum offers lively, honest poetry critique. No airs and graces, pedantry, awards, games or showcasing - just loads of creative ideas, suggestions for rewrites and a darn good sense of humour about it all.
Come post poetry, get and give critic and have fun. This is a new poetry forum!
Black Cat Poems
An online library of poems from around the world, both classic and contemporary.
Black Poetry Cafe, the
The hottest, realest, most active Black poetry spot on the web!!!!!
Blair Mountain Press
A source for books on Appalachia and the environment: poetry, plays, novels, essays.
Blood-Jet Writing Hour, the
“The Blood-Jet Writing Hour” is an online radio show, hosted by poet and host Rachelle Cruz, where poets and writers share their work and discuss their craft, process, and the pulse that keeps them writing. It’s streamed live at www.blogtalkradio.com/onward on Friday mornings Pacific Standard Time.
Blue Bottle Project, the
The web home of The Blue Bottle Project. The first poetry publication to accept submissions, print them letterpress, stuff the pages in bottles, and throw them in a bodies of aqua-worldwide.
BlueGate Poets is a poetry group based in Swindon (UK) that is advancing the enjoyment and development of reading, writing and listening to poetry by encouraging local talent and voices at every level.
Bowery Poetry Club, the
Located at 308 Bowery, NYC, just above Houston, the Club has poetry every night, a friendly bar, and great coffee!
The Internet Home of the Broken Speech Poetry Slam
Cafe des Poetes
Poems, stories, essays, links and much more. Enjoy the creative works of others and submit your own.
Cafe Poetica Poetry Critique
An online society for the arts where peer members offer honest, thoughtful critique and one-on-one tutoring for those seeking to improve their craft.
California Poet Laureate
Overview, nomination process, eligibility and criteria for two-year gubernatorial appointment to the position of Poet Laureate. Link to website of current state of Califorinia Poet Laureate.
Canadian Federation of Poets
A community of poets who chat on-line, sell their books & cds, and venture out into the community to promote poetry. Free newsletter on events and lessons.
Canadian Poetry: An Electronic Resource Edited by D.M.R. Bentley
Canadian Poetry Association, the
he Canadian Poetry Association is a national based organization focused on supporting the poetry community of Canada by globally sustaining, growth through networking.
Hi, I'm Carl. I started CarlWattsArtist.com in 2006 to promote my own art. I expanded it to promote other artists, their works and ideas. I do this without charging. I will post a link to your site or creates a page for you, no charge. Contact me. Subject to my approval.
Casa Poema - Famous Poems, New Poetry, Photos and Quotes
Casa Poema Writer's Retreat brings you an online poetry anthology,containing famous poems and new poetry from all over the world.The poems are easily accessed by subject catagories. Enjoy!www.casapoema.com
Center for Literary Arts at SJSU
The Center for Literary Arts (CLA) provides readings, lectures and seminars that allow the San José community to interact with writers of contemporary literature who have demonstrated exceptional voice and vision. Its mission is to spread the influence of and interest in literature throughout the South Bay area and to facilitate cross-cultural understanding in the region's ethnically diverse population through the appreciation of works of literature.
Center for the Arts, the dA
The dA Center for the Arts, a non-profit center for visual and literary arts, presents free poetry readings, open mics, and an annual poetry contest.
The Center Of Chicago's Poetry Community
A calendar of poetry events for the Chicago area; updated daily.
A broad selection of Christmas related poetry by past and contemporary poets as well as the opportunity to purchase poetry books in the form of Christmas dedicated collections or works by individual poets that celebrate the Christmas season.
City Lights Books
City Lights is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics.
The online home of the long running Cobalt Cafe weekly open reading in Canoga Park, California hosted since 1994 by Los Angeles poet Rick Lupert. This site features the weekly schedule highlighting featured readers as well as downloadable versions of the broadsides we publish each week for our featured readers. An L.A. poetry landmark!
Colorado Poets Center
This is a directory of writers who have published poetry and who live and work in Colorado or have strong ties to the state. This site contains Colorado poets' biographical and bibliographical material, selections from published work, and availability for readings and/or working in schools.
Columbia Grangers World of Poetry, the
For over a century, Granger's® has been the definitive source in English for locating a poem in anthologies on library shelves. First published in 1904, The Columbia Granger's® Index to Poetry is now in its 12th edition.
Conscious Discussions Radio Show
Dave and Lillian Brummet, authors of Trash Talk (waste reduction), Towards Understanding (non-fiction poetry) & Purple Snowflake Marketing (book promotion), host a weekly 1/2 hour talk radio show: "Conscious Discussions". The Brummet's and their guests discuss the environment, the value of the individual and the world of writing. Conscious Discussions airs every Tuesday at 10 a.m. PST. Past shows archived online. Queries by potential guests are welcome.
Conservatory of American Letters, the
A non profit, tax exempt literary/educational foundation. Our job is to save(publish) good works that might otherwise be lost. We have Northwoods Press for poetry and local/family histories. We have Dan River Press for fiction and biography. We have Century Press for everything else. Only Century Press may accept subsidies from writers.
Contemporary Greek Poetry (translated)
Hosted at the server of the Telecommunications Division, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Greek literature magazines and journals containing contemporary Greek poetry in translation are presented with sample poems selected by their editors.
Contemporary Irish Poets in Russian Translation
The site presents an Online Anthology of Contemporary Irish Poetry in Russian Translation that includes work by more than thirty of them, including Seamus Heaney, Brenda Kennelly, Paula Meehan and many others.
Contemporary Poetry from Russia
The site offers works by twenty contemporary Russian poets in English translation, as appeared in A Night in the Nabokov Hotel (Dedalus Press, 2006). This is a major bilingual anthology of contemporary poetry from Russia. Translated and edited by Anatoly Kudryavitsky, it "seeks to capture the frustration, the suppressed ambitions and the hidden energy of several generations of poets, ranging from those who endured the Communist regime, with its strict censorship, to those who began writing in the almost unrecognisably changed Russia of more recent times."
Contemporary Russian Poets Database
The English-language database offers biographical notes on many contemporary Russian poets, as well as information about major Russian poetry magazines.
Conversation International Project
Conversation is a project that attempts to create a truly international dialogue of philosophical poetry, sharing ideas and the unique nature of different languages across borders. Through a series of magazines in multiple languages, we hope to promote local poets while opening up the wider conversation, and philosophical debates on a global scale.
CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books, DVDs, CDs, video downloads and MP3s on-demand on Amazon.com and other channels.
Small Press Publisher since 1971 focusing on bilingual poetry. 400 titles in 53 languages as of 40th anniversary in 2011.
/slam will get you the Berkeley Poetry Slam./talent will get you spoken word & music talent i represent
Darkling Publications considers serious work from serious artists, and publishes only the best of the best alongside work from artists we feel show great promise but are early in their writing careers.
Debut Press Cafe
This international group for poetic and creative writing is a forum type place to post your poetry and creative writing. Comments, reviews and community are offered in an intimate setting. We hope to generate ideas and stimulate the imagination, with an eye toward publication.
The DU Poetry community offers a platform for publishing poems online, meeting poets and obtaining critique on your writing. We embrace our freedom to push boundaries, challenge ideas and engage in thought provoking discussions. Words are powerful, so use yours wisely.
Deep Underground Poetry Community
Challenge and inspire people. The hard, dark and dirty side of poetry online. Publish your poems, get critique, create a profile, chat in the forums. Sections for angst, love, dark, erotic, drug related and observational poems, along with your original lyrics and prose.
Art - community of artists and those devoted to art. Digital art, skin art, themes, wallpaper art, traditional art, photography, poetry / prose.
Dog Ears Bookstore
The only bookstore in South Buffalo, Dog Ears Bookstore is a not-for-profit neighborhood bookstore that funds our Enlightenment Literary Arts Center located on the second floor of the bookstore. We have created a fun, funky and safe place where the written word rules.
Dos Gatos Press
Dos Gatos Press is a small non-profit press dedicated to the promotion of Texas poets and poetry. It is operated by poets Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen. Our primary means of promotion is the production of the annual Texas Poetry Calendar, now in its twelfth year, a continuation of the fine calendars that Flying Cow Productions originally produced. We also offer a series of readings each year to introduce the public to the work of the poets in each calendar.
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest
This poetry and writing contest is open to anyone who loves to arrange words into the beautiful literary art of poetry or write a story story that is worth telling anyone. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject or write a short story, 5 pages maximum on any theme for a chance to win cash prizes!
a database of over 1475 current markets for short fiction and poetry. Search for fiction markets that may make a fine home for that short story or poem you just finished. Other free services for writers and editors, include a free online submissions tracker for registered users. We update about once a day, and we check all the listings at least once a week to ensure the most up-to-date database possible.
A network for poets and media artists featuring: a discussion group for new media poetry, mentoring art, tech, and craft alike; online audiopoetry in the "Book of Voices"; theatrically-viable, live videoconferenced performances; e-text and poetry references online, such as "An Incomplete History of Slam"; links to e-poetry and e-crit resources worldwide. Come for the poetry. Come home with the world.
Earth Vision Nature Writing Contest, the
A contest for writers, short fiction, non-fiction, poetic prose, on a theme of nature, deep ecology, or spiritual ecology.
Electronic Poetry Center
The home page of the Electronic Poetry Center, an edited site devoted to the presentation of full-text resources for innovative writing.
Electronic Poetry Center
The EPC was founed in 1995 and serves as a central gateway to resources in electronic poetry and poetics at the University at Buffalo, the University of Pennsylvania's PennSound PennSound, UBU web, and on the Web at large. Our aim is simple: to make available a wide range of resources centered on digital and contemporary formally innovative poetries, new media writing, and literary programming.
Writers resource and poetry club where users can submit their works and have them rated and reviewed.
En Theos Press
Independent small press poetry and supporter of The 3:15 Experiment.
Erbacce-press offers you, as a writer, a unique service including the opportunity to have your book published for free or with a subsidy to cover design, editing and type-setting.
Eserver Poetry Collection, the
Poetry. Searchable archive of online texts from a wide range of recognized poets, both historical and contemporary.
EveryPoet.com' - for poets, poetasters, and poetry lovers
A wealth of poetry resources for poetry lovers, poets, poetasters, and pundits. Extensive poetry archive, huge poetry search engine, vibrant poetry discussion forums for critical commentary, poetry generators, and more.
Favorite Poem Project
Robert Pinsky, the 39th Poet Laureate of the United States, founded the Favorite Poem Project shortly after the Library of Congress appointed him to the post in 1997. Since its launch, the Favorite Poem Project has been dedicated to celebrating, documenting and promoting poetry's role in Americans' lives.
Fence was launched in the spring of 1998. A biannual journal of poetry, fiction, art and criticism, Fence has a mission to publish challenging writing and art distinguished by idiosyncrasy and intelligence rather than by allegiance with camps, schools, or cliques. Fence has published works by some of the most esteemed contemporary writers as well as excellent work by complete unknowns. It is part of our mission to support young writers who might otherwise have difficulty being recognized because their work doesn't "fit in" to either the mainstream or to accepted modes of experimentation.
First and Last Sentence Magazine
First and Last Magazine is your chance to write the Great American Novel - without having to pen all of the words in between.
Floating Bridge Press
Floating Bridge Press is a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization whose mission is to promote the work of Washington State poets, by the publication of archival quality chapbooks and anthologies, and the production of community poetry readings. The website has author information, sample poems, and other related poetry news.
By incorporating music and visual arts Fogged Clarity aims to transcend the conventions of a typical literary journal. Our network is extensive and our scope is as broad as thought itself; we are, you are, unconstrained.
Folded Word is an independent literary press. Our focus? Short works adapted into a variety of electronic media. Our goal? To take words off the page and make poetry & fiction accessible for the widest audience possible.
From the Fishouse
Founded in 2004 by Matt O'Donnell and Camille T. Dungy, From the Fishouse is an IRS-registered non-profit that promotes the oral tradition of poetry. Our free online audio archive showcases emerging poets (defined for this purpose as poets with fewer than two published books of poetry at the time of submission) reading their own poems, as well as answering questions about poetry and the writing process. Our mission is to use online technology and other media to provide the public with greater access to the voices of emerging poets, and to provide an educational resource to students and teachers of contemporary poetry.
Funny poems and poetry. Whether you're a poet or not, submit your funny poem or choose from 50 categories - twisted romantic love poems, silly birthday, wedding or adults only sexy funny poems.
FutureCycle Poetry is dedicated to publishing lasting poetry that works in all tenses: past, present, and future. We publish poetry online and in print.. If you are a good poet looking for a place to publish, we accept submissions.
GCI275 - Peruvian poetry translations
Translations of a generation of Peruvian poets - Cisneros, Lauer, Martos, Sanchez Leon, Varela - by Michael L. Smith.
Our creative global underground community features new articles, art, music, and poetry biweekly. Home of "HotSpots, a continuously updated database of performance poetry venues in the United States.
Gold Wake Press
Your own aureation - publisher of electronic and print books.
Good Word, the
Your one-stop shop for writing events in the 757 and 804 area, to include poetry, short stories, songwriting, as well as contests, book signings, classes, lectures, and book sales, just to name a few.
Press for the Isles Poetry Group East - Chapbooks published by membership dues.
Sad and death gothic poems about morbid life, goth love and the dark nights poems at the dark gothic subculture.
The Online International Library of Greek Poets
Green Bean Press
The online home of Green Bean Press. Here you can order books, get information on upcoming events and publications, download submissions guidelines, and get links to other sites of interest.
A directory for poems, haiku and literature.
The Corner is an informal international creative meeting place hosted by Tricycle, the Buddhist review. All welcome. Introduce yourself, your favorite haiku, your own & others', haiku links, haiga, haibun, renku, senryu, etc. Free Nirvana!
Haiku Society of America, the
The Haiku Society of America is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1968 by Harold G. Henderson and Leroy Kanterman to promote the writing and appreciation of haiku in English. Membership is open to all readers, writers, and students of haiku. The HSA has been meeting regularly since its inception and sponsors open lectures, workshops, readings, and contests.
The Online Library of Greek Poetry
Hidden Brook Press
Hidden Brook Press is a small publishing company that publishes all kinds of writing including; prose, poetry and corporate work manuals. For poetry contest and other publishing information see our site.
HOUSEFIRE is dedicated to bringing you the strongest voices in fiction and poetry, not only digitally, but with ink on paper; the very best that the small press world has to offer, wrapped in pretty covers with fancy pictures. All of our books are written just for us from our ever-growing collection of talented up and comers–some by folks you already know and love, others from new voices that we are taking a chance on, all of them from people that we are in love with/frightened by (you know, because they’re so goddamned talented).
Houston Poetry Slam
The homepage of Houston Poetry Slam
Houston, Texas online poetry information source for poetry venues and related news.
How to Succeed as a Failing Writer
An ongoing column on writing for GotPoetry.com.
Imagine a high school that has perfected the art of arts education. It's Idyllwild Arts Academy, a close-knit, working community of students and teachers whose passion for the arts is balanced by a dedication to learning. Idyllwild Arts offers a disciplined college preparatory program for grades 9-12 and post-graduates—along with world-class training in creative writing, dance, film & video, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre and visual art.