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We’ve got to be thankful to live in a world which offers so many opportunities for poets to get their work out there. Here are six presses and contests to submit your manuscripts to this month.
The holiday season is here, the family season is here. This time of year can be joyful, but …
“When I was 17, I came out at a poetry reading through a piece I’d written, so for me, calling myself a poet has been tied up with being open and out as a queer person.”
It is an honor and a privilege to share the winners of the 2018 Palette Poetry Prize, as selected from our finalists by Shane McCrae.
We’ve got to be thankful to live in a world which offers so many opportunities for poets to get their work out there. Here are nine presses to submit your poetry manuscripts to this month.
“That immersive discomfort, enjoyable and an end in itself, is all too rare in submissions—it’s my hope that by examining it here with Melisa, how it’s been developed and performed, we can walk away with a new understanding of how to approach difficult emotional subjects in our writing.”
Palette Poetry is honored to share with everyone the finalist list of poems for the Palette Poetry Prize. Shane McCrae currently has the fifteen poems and will select the winner in November. We can’t wait to share with you the winning poem!
That time of year has arrived where we all deliberately engage with fear—communal, familial grappling with death and nightmare. For October’s PWA, our editors sought out poems that speak to such engagement, that wrestle with violence like Leila Chatti’s “After Reading…”, or consummate the scary stories we tell ourselves like Justin Phillip Reed’s “Ruthless”, or explore the paradox thrumming between pleasure and fear like Emmalee Hagarman “Our Most Cherished Terrors”.