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

Updated January 2019 – They do not seem to be open to direct submissions any longer. They also don’t really have a website. They have a stub of one that links to Amazon. Most people who have studied for a test like the SAT or the GRE own a book published by Barron’s, if only…

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…