Publishing Poetry - The Essential Guide
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|Format: ||Paperback, 96 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2010|
More people than ever before are desperately trying to gain an audience for their poetry. More often than not, they end up frustrated because they dont really know where to start. Help is at hand. This essential guide will show you how to get published and how to be taken seriously as a poet. Expert advice will guide you through the process that leads to publication: from attending poetry readings and submitting your work to magazines, to preparing a collection for a publisher and promoting your work. Copyright and legal matters are discussed, as well as submission rules. A comprehensive directory of magazines, journals, competitions and awards is also included. This book will encourage at every turn, providing you with a variety of ideas so you can succeed in the poetry business, and see your work in print. Kenneth Steven gets paid for his poems so can you.
Table of Contents
Building Reputation; Preparing for Reading; What to Read; Submitting to Journals; Submitting to Magazines; Organise for Success; Publishing Abroad; Preparing a Collection; Think Legal; Marketing Yourself.
Introduction. Chapter 1: Getting There From Here. Chapter 2: Getting a Name in the Journals. Chapter 3: Readings. Chapter 4: Foreign Bodies: Publishing Abroad. Chapter 5: Preparing a collection. Chapter 6: Marketing. Chapter 7: A Checklist for Poets. Chapter 8: Afterword. Help List. Book List.
20.5 x 19.5 x 0.5 centimetres (0.17 kg)|
15+ years |