Issue Two Hundred Twenty

CALAMITY: Now Seeking Poetry Submissions

A new online journal of poetry of art, CALAMITY seeks to broadcast all things strange, novel, urgent, and disastrous. They want readers to be shaken and confused, disquieted and embarrassed. They like ghosts, middle fingers, and accidents. They like to fall apart. They want to laugh and cry, maybe at the same time. The best…

Barron’s Educational Services: Now Accepting Book Manuscript Submissions

Most people who have studied for a test like the SAT or the GRE own a book published by Barron’s, if only because they bought one of their many test prep books. That is what Barron’s Educational Services is best known for and the reason it was founded in 1939. However, in recent years they…

How Poets Make a Living

At a garden party in Brooklyn years ago, someone stopped me, and asked me what I did. At the time I was in a Master’s of Fine Art program focusing on Poetry, I would graduate that spring with an MFA in Poetry. So I told the stranger that and he aksed “how do a poets…