Poetry Writing Resources

There are more poets writing today than ever before in history. Despite rumors that poetry is dead, poetry is actually alive and well in homes, classrooms, and workplaces all around the world. And I’m not just talking about the same ten stuffy poets we all learn in high school. I’m talking about living, breathing poets struggling at their craft, publishing in a diverse range of literary magazines, and reading the work of other poets.

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If you’re new to poetry or need poetry writing resources for whatever reason, please feel free to contact me.

Below are some of my favorite literary magazines, presses, societies, organizations, articles, and books on writing poetry.

Some of My Favorite Literary Magazines and Presses

Adelaide Literary Magazine
Adirondack Review
Anti-Heroin Chic
Boxcar Poetry Review
Cave Wall Press
Finishing Line Press
Harpur Palate
Louisana Literature
New Millennium Writings
North Carolina Literary Review
Pif Magazine
Santa Clara Review
Sugar House Review

Poetry Societies and Organizations

Poetry Daily
Poetry Society of America

Poetry Writing Resources

How To Get Poetry Published, Part 1: Read and Write Well
The Poet’s Companion: A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry
The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing

Poetry Publishing Resources

How To Get Poetry Published, Part 2: Hit the Lit Magazines Hard
New Pages’ List of Literary Magazines and Journals
Poets and Writers’ Database of Small Presses and Publishers
Winning Writers’ Best Free Literary Contests