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Hedgerow – A Journal of small poems has a CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

Submissions for hedgerow #132 welcome. CLOSING DATE: Mon 8th Sep. Please send around 10 poems/artwork to: hedgerow is a short-poetry journal dedicated to publishing an eclectic mix of new & established voices across the spectrum of the short poem, with particular attention to the constantly evolving forms of English-language haiku, senryu, tanka & haiga.  Submissions of prose poems, other longer poems &

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Submit to Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal

One of our poetry challenge participants, David Ellis, is a co-founder of the Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal. I thought this would be a great time to introduce you to this opportunity to publish your poetry. I’ve copied and pasted the information, so please check out their Submissions page: Read about the cofounders HERE. Submission Guidelines: Here are our

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SEEDPODS (Part 1): February 2020 | Shared from the e-newsletter of the United Haiku and Tanka Society

In an effort to bring you poetry that has won in competitions, I’ve copied the SeedPods newsletter with the winners of the 2019 Samurai Haibun Contest from the UHTS. A Haibun is Prose finished with a Haiku or Senryu. Please take note of the judge’s comments after the poems. ~Colleen~ In this edition: 2019 Samurai Haibun Contest | UHTS  President’s Report 

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Re-blog | How To Publish Love Poetry Books: A Guide For Indie Authors: Self-Publishing Poetry Podcast | ALLi Self-Publishing Advice Center

Interested in writing and publishing love poetry? In advance of Valentine’s day, this week’s AskALLi session with Orna Ross and Dalma Szentpály will discuss How to Self-Publish Love Poetry. If you’re an indie poet, or aspire to publish poetry books, this AskALLi salon is for you. You’ll learn: Why love poetry is always popular and who is reading it in

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UHTS: Submission Call for APRIL 2020 issue of cattails

More opportunities for poets: Publication in Cattails, a Journal of the United Haiku & Tanka Society (UHTS). Also, I would only submit the current forms of Haiku, Senryu, and Haiga (3/5/3 and 2/3/2). Investigate and read more in the above link. Download the last publication HERE. Please note our new shorter submission window: Submissions for Spring/April issue open: 1st February (midnight)

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UHTS – The “AHA” Haiku/Senryu Contest ALERT!

One of my goals for 2020, is to encourage poets to enter more contests, including myself. The way I look at it: How can we gauge our poetic abilities if we don’t get feedback from others outside of our usual writing community? The United Haiku Tanka Society has the perfect solution! The “AHA” Haiku/Senryu Contest (the Annual Hortensia Anderson Memorial

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5th Halloween-Poem Contest

Originally posted on Writer's Treasure Chest:
Picture courtesy of: It is a great pleasure for me to announce the 5th Halloween-Poem Contest on ‘Writer’s Treasure Chest’. ************************************************ Every author, poet, and reader is invited to participate and deliver a “Halloween-Poem” to my email address:, together with their picture and a link to their blog/page. There are a…

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Attention Poets: Who’s ready to write some Haibun POETRY? Not sure how to write a Haibun Poem? Click HERE. So, Here’s the scoop on this contest: The Submission Period and Deadline are 1st September – 15th December 2019.  Please do “not” use the cattails submissions guidelines for contests. RESULTS: The names of winners (only) will be notified by email and the winning poems

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Re-Share: From Authors Publish | Seven Exciting New Literary Journals

Seven Exciting New Literary Journals! Email Written by Emily Harstone This is a re-share of the email I receive from Authors Publish. Click the link below to subscribe. ~Colleen~ ❤ The following is a list of 7 new literary journals. All of these journals have been around for less than six months. In my experience, there are many reasons to

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