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Ten More Tips for Getting Your Poetry Published

Read the First 10 Tips Here. 11. If you have a submission that is pending a response from a journal, don’t send more pieces until you receive a reply. If the stated response time has passed (for Poets’ Basement this … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Getting Published in CounterPunch/Poets’ Basement (or Anywhere Else)

1. Read the Submission Guidelines and actually follow them. Poetry editors don’t set up guidelines just for kicks: there are specific reasons for each guideline. We receive a lot of submissions and having them formatted a certain way or delivered … Continue reading

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Submit your Poetry to Poets’ Basement on CounterPunch

CounterPunch is the internationally renowned political newsletter edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair. Its weekly poetry installment, Poets’ Basement, has published work by Robert Creeley, Harold Pinter, Laurence Ferlinghetti, Patti Smith, and William Heyen, as well as many … Continue reading

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