For Writers

Resources for writers:

Resources for writers include educational opportunities, poetry communities,  a list of presses and of literary magazines, poetry listservs, and poetry blogs.  Scroll down for the complete list of what the Internet can offer you.

Educational opportunities

Poetry Communities in the Massachusetts Area

The poetry communities of Massachusetts often offer workshops as well as support and community for local poets.

Presses

Here is a list of presses poets may wish to submit manuscripts to. Remember to check a few of their books to make sure your poems are consistent with their editorial policy.

Literary magazines

Here is a list of literary magazine yous may wish to submit poetry to. Remember to check a few of their publications to make sure your writing is consistent with their editorial policy.

Agni Magazine—poetry, fiction, essay, interview, review

The American Dissident—poems, essays, cartoons

Appalachia Journal—articles and poetry

Askew Review—flash fiction/nonfiction, columns and reviews

Bateau Magazine—poems, flash fiction, playlets, mini reviews, black and white comics

Boston Literary Magazine—quick fiction and poetry

Boston Review—poetry, fiction, nonfiction and book reviews

Bust Down The Door And Eat All The Chickens—fiction

Eastgate Quarterly Review of Hypertext—hypertext fiction, nonfiction and poetry

Happeningnow!everywhere—youth poetry

The Harvard Advocate—poems, fiction, essays and art

Harvard Review—short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, and book reviews

Hawk & Whippoorwill—poetry

Ibbetson—poetry

Jubilat—poetry, art, nonfiction dealing with poetry

Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet—fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and black and white art

Literary Imagination—fiction, poetry, articles and essays

The Massachusetts Review—articles and essays, fiction, poetry, translations

Meat for Tea: The Northampton Review—art, poetry and prose

The New Renaissance—articles, fiction and poetry

Night Train—literary fiction and poetry

Peregrine—poetry and prose

Ploughshares—fiction, poetry and some nonfiction

Provincetown Arts- fiction and poetry

Redivider—previously unpublished fiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, and visual art

Salamander—memoir, poetry and fiction

Soundings East—poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction

Spare Change News—journalistic, fiction, creative and opinion writing, illustration, and cartooning

Teen Voices— artwork, poetry, essays, photographs and/or performances

Upstreet—fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction

The Worcester Review—poetry, fiction, literary articles, photography and graphic art

Listservs for writers

  • WOMPO — Listserv dedicated to a discussion of women’s poetry
  • CRWROPPS — Daily features publishing opportunities and other activites for writers. (Scroll to bottom of the page to sign up for the service.)

Poetry blogs:

If you know an organization that should be listed here, please contact jackie@masspoetry.org.

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