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hey_pink
03-17-2005, 08:15 PM
Hello, I am a student at Blake High School in Tampa, FL. I am a member of the Creative Writing department at my school. I noticed that we don't submit our poetry to a great number of magazines or books. We HAVE submitted to some of the more popular publish-anything-books, but the standards of the writing from our department deserve a lot more credit and respect than that. I was hoping I could be refered to some of the better more credible publishers who accept submissions. Most of the work is adult-level writing, so high-school level AND adult-level contests will do!

Thank you!

((( And just in case you want to contact the head of the department:
gianna.russo@sdhc.k12.fl.us )))

victoriastrauss
03-17-2005, 08:27 PM
Here are some resources that should help:


Some excellent tips on how to sell poetry (http://www.sff.net/people/neile/how.to.sell.poetry.htp), from published poet Neile Graham.
Good advice on writing and publishing poetry (http://%20http//www.poets.org/help/writefaq.cfm), from the Academy of American Poets.
An article on how to submit poetry to literary magazines (http://wind.wind.org/submitting.htm).
Last but not least, some warnings about contests and anthologies (http://www.sfwa.org/beware/contests.html).
- Victoria

CaoPaux
03-17-2005, 08:27 PM
Another place to start would be Poet's Market. Just be sure to cross reference with the warning sites.

http://www.writersdigest.com/store/booksdisplay.asp?id=10922