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Poetry Writers' Yearbook 2007


Poetry Writers' Yearbook Edited by Gordon Kerr

Newly published in October 2006, the Poetry Writers' Yearbook extends the highly successful formula of the long-established Writers' and Artists' Yearbook, offering the same essential reference material for poets.

Getting published is hard for all authors.  It's difficult to publish poetry successfully, which makes it even harder for poets to get published.  It's a long, hard road to publication and this book is a useful guide to how to go about it.

The listings include:

  • Publishers UK and Ireland
  • Magazines
  • E-Magazines
  • Poetry Venues
  • Poetry Agents
  • Competitions and Awards
  • Poetry Festivals
  • Creative Writing Courses
  • Poetry Organisations
  • Poetry Writers' Groups
  • Poetry Websites

The book also contains some very useful articles about how to get your poetry published:

  1. Foreword by Andrew MotionEnglish poet, novelist and biographer; Poet Laureate of United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009; during his laureateship founded the Poetry Archive, an online resource of poems and audio recordings of poets reading their own work
  2. A Publisher Writes by Neil Astley, publisher of Bloodaxe Books
  3. The Long and Winding Road to Publication by Alex Macmillan of Templar Poetry
  4. Making a Living as a Poet by Michael Simmons Roberts
  5. Pamphlet Power, Poet Power by Hazel Cameron
  6. An Education in Everything by Colette Bryce
  7. Magazines, A Brief Overview by James Byrne
  8. Performance Poetry by Mario Petrucci
  9. Self-Publishing by Gordon Kerr

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Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Sales rank: 2,227,991