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After Hours Poetry - Six Ft. Swells Press
Six Ft. Swells Press began on a moonlit night with a cluster of three barstools, many dollars in the jukebox and an open tab. Three friends & After Hours poets–Matt Amott, Todd Cirillo, and Julie Valin–were talking about how poetry can be fun, and should be more accessible to the “everyperson.” After many notes and poems scribbled on cocktail napkins and the shout of last call, Six Ft. Swells Press was born with the mission of bringing our brand of After Hours poetry to truck stops, bowling alleys, bars, couch surfers, soccer moms, and everyone in between.
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.
We publish high quality books across all genres.
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.
Alternating Current Press
Alternating Current is a boutique independent press dedicated to publishing and promoting incredible literature that challenges readers and has an innate sense of self, timelessness, and atmosphere. We love science, history, homebound roots, rural landscapes, poetic literary fiction, diverse voices, and all that is electric in the literary world
American Life in Poetry
American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems. The sole mission of this project is to promote poetry: American Life in Poetry seeks to create a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. There are no costs for reprinting the columns; we do require that you register your publication here and that the text of the column be reproduced without alteration.
Anhinga Press began in 1972 as an outgrowth of the activities of Apalachee Poetry Center. We are located in Tallahassee, FL and we publish a lot of books.
Antrim House Books
Antrim House publishes poetry by emerging and established authors as well as memoirs and photo essays.
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.
Arachne Press | Publishers of Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction
Publishers of Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction
The Arctos Mission: Editor CB Follett believes in respect for the author and the artist – treating other poets as she wishes to be treated. CB Follett and Arctos Press publish a few quality poetry books every year.
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.
AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource
AustLit aims to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture.
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.
Bagel Bards, the
The Bagel Bards are a loose group of local writers, many of them poets, who meet once a week at the welcoming coffee shop Au Bon Pain in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts to share coffee and bagels.But most importantly, they share information about the writing trade. They are a networking group for writers in the area.
BareBackPress is an independent publisher that began as an online literary magazine www.barebacklit.com. Through the magazine we found heaps of new and innovative talent and decided to conceive BareBackPress.
Baseline International Home page
Business home page for the publisher Baseline International.
Be Happy Zone
Be Happy Zone has many pages of famous, inspirational, and motivational poems. We also provide a voice for new poets by publishing their poetry on our website for free.
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!
Bird & Beckett Books and Records
San Francisco neighborhood go-to for new & used titles & vinyls, plus poetry readings & live bands on weekends.
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.
Blast Furnace is an independent literary publisher based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, still often referred to as the steel city.
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 Begonia Press
Yakima, Washington based poetry press.
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.
Established in 2014, BOAAT knots together online issues of the most phenomenal poetry, fiction, essays, and photography from across the world. We provide a space for writers of any background, at any point in their literary careers, to showcase the best writing possible. We read year-round & publish bi-monthly.
Bohemia Room, the
The Bohemia Room is a weekly Spoken Word artist showcase featuring local & international Poets. Over the years we have featured various acclaimed artist including several Tony Award winning, Peabody winning, Grammy nominated ones who have become a part of our B Side family. The Bohemia Room is primarily a Poetry night but we infuse just the right amount of music and comedy to make our various theme nights experiences in themselves.
Book That Poet
Are you looking for a poet to conduct a workshop, address your historical society board of trustees, or give a reading at the local library? Welcome to BOOKTHATPOET, a list of poets in the Americas whom you can book to give readings and teach workshops.
Books & Shovels
Books & Shovels is a nonprofit traveling bookstore and publisher backed by Nostrovia! Poetry and UndergroundBooks
Border Town Press
Poetry & Prose Anthologies. Book design & editing
Boston Poetry Slam
The Boston Poetry Slam was founded in 1991 by Michael Brown and Patricia Smith. Michael and Patricia imported the poetry slam directly from its birthplace, the Green Mill in Chicago. In 2004, Simone Beaubien became the sole SlamMaster of the venue.
Bowery Poetry Club, the
Located at 308 Bowery, NYC, just above Houston, the Club has poetry every night, a friendly bar, and great coffee!
Brick Street Poetry Inc.
Brick Street Poetry, a nonprofit organization, endeavors to build avenues
of poetry, brick by brick, by providing opportunities to connect and
share individual experiences through poetry.
The Internet Home of the Broken Speech Poetry Slam
Bukowski on Wry
Bukowski on Wry is dedicated to Charles Bukowski — his poetry, prose, and art — and features writings by and about the author, showcases Buk portraits by artists and photographers, and offers updates on Buk-related news and events.
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.
Calling All Poets Series
Facilitated by co-directors Jim Eve and Mike Jurkovic and hosted by Jim, Mike, and Robert Milby, the long running Calling all Poets Series at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY. On every first Friday of the month, poets from the tri-state and beyond listen and lend their diverse voices to the rich resonance of the Howland's history.
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.
A community of Tennessee writers, readers and passersby.
Chatter House Press
Chatter House Press is a mainline publishing organization with a mission to discover and market contemporary authors who write in the various genres.
Founded by Abigail Sheaffer in November 2012, Chicago Literati aims to bring together novice and veteran writers not only in Chicago, but all over the world.
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!
Coda Crab Books
Coda Crab Books is a non-profit literary venture which launched in 2015. Coda Crab Books exists to encourage great writing and to enrich the lives of engaged readers. It will publish books by individual poets and authors, and will also publish anthologies that speak to major social concerns.
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.
Connecticut Poetry Society - Home
The Connecticut Poetry Society (CPS), an affiliate of the National Federation of Poetry Societies (NFSPS), is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of poetry.
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 Poetry Review
The Contemporary Poetry Review is a journal devoted exclusively to the criticism of poetry.
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.
Corbel Stone Press
Corbel Stone Press is the small press of Autumn Richardson & Richard Skelton. We publish music, art and writing informed by landscape and nature. Our particular areas of interest are ecology, anthropology, folklore, animism and other-than-human consciousness.
A space for all artists, poets, dreamers and lovers of life to showcase, exhibit, and promote their most valuable essence worldwide.
Creative Talents Unleashed
Creative Talents Unleashed is a publishing group that offers an inspiring platform for both new and seasoned writers to tap into and participate with. We offer daily writing prompts and challenges to fuel the writer’s mind, a variety of writing tips, and much more. We are honored to assist writer’s expand and grow in the journey of becoming published authors.
Creative Writing Contests
Information about creative writing contests, poetry contests, literary magazine theme issues, writing residencies, grants, fellowships etc. Now accepting creative writing contests news and announcements!
Crisis Chronicles Press
Vital independent literature since 2008 - based in Cleveland, Ohio.
Small Press Publisher since 1971 focusing on bilingual poetry. 400 titles in 53 languages as of 40th anniversary in 2011.
Cultured Vultures is a website for writers, by writers. We aim to help young talent market their work online.
Dancing Moon Press
A full service book production company.
/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.
Deep South Magazine
Deep South is an online magazine covering Southern culture and literature. We strive to celebrate the literature of the South by interviewing authors, reviewing their books, creating reading lists and visiting landmarks. We also present a roundup of literary news every Friday and publish original fiction, poetry and nonfiction in our Southern Voice section.
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.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program offers direct engagement with poetry as a living and relevant art and hosts the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America.
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.
Dog Horn Publishing
Dog Horn Publishing is dedicated to publishing the best in cutting edge literature. We publish bold voices and writing that takes risks. We are less concerned by genre than we are by defying convention, taking readers someplace new, and challenging the limits of what writing is and does.
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!