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Getting Poetry Published

Poetry Pamphlet DIY: How to Create Your Own Chapbook
Posted by Victoria Kennefick in , .

‘Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose-petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.’ Don Marquis Emerging poets often bring out a poetry pamphlet or...

Missing the Bus: Poetry and Social Relevance by Gabriel Rosenstock
Posted by Gabriel Rosenstock in , .

Poetry that has social relevance need not depict contemporary situations, or real situations, but when it does, it can have an immediacy that appeals to an audience, or makes an...

It’s Not How You Write, It’s How You Re-Write: The Art and...

“Art and virtue are measured in tiny grains. Only when revisions are precise may the building stand square and plumb,” wrote the Chinese poet, Lu Chi three thousand years ago....

Advice on Editing Poetry by Grace Wells
Posted by Grace Wells in , .

Formerly an independent video and television producer in her native London, Grace Wells moved to Ireland in 1991. In 2001 she became Literature Officer with the South Tipperary Arts Centre,...

How to Order the Poems in a Manuscript
Posted by Leeanne Quinn in , .

A single poem may be the sum of its parts and, as much as any poem can be, its own end and beginning, but when a poem appears in a...

Poetry Workshops with Susan Lindsay
Posted by Susan Lindsay in , .

Workshops provide the synergy of teamwork for the solitary art of writing poetry. This week I mailed a fellow member of the Skylight Poets workshop to ask if my edited...

What Next? Writing Poetry and Getting Published
Posted by Celia de Fréine in , .

You can begin to write poetry at any time. Very often those taking pen in hand are referred to as ‘new’ or ‘young’ writers. Such terms can be off-putting. People...

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