5th Halloween-Poem Contest

I took part in this contest last year and had a blast. If you love Halloween as much as I do, jump in and write a poem! <3 Source: https://aurorajalexander.wordpress.com/2019/09/30/5th-halloween-poem-contest-jury-introduction-and-start-up/ Continue reading


Attention Poets: Who’s ready to write some Haibun POETRY? Not sure how to write a Haibun Poem? Click HERE. So, Here’s the scoop on this contest: The Submission Period and Deadline are 1st September – 15th December 2019.  Please do “not” use the cattails submissions guidelines for contests. RESULTS: The names of winners… Continue reading

Re-Share: From Authors Publish | Seven Exciting New Literary Journals

Seven Exciting New Literary Journals! Email Written by Emily Harstone This is a re-share of the email I receive from Authors Publish. Click the link below to subscribe. ~Colleen~ <3 The following is a list of 7 new literary journals. All of these journals have been around for less than… Continue reading

Let’s Talk: TANKA

The other day I shared the information that the UHTS is sponsoring the “Fleeting Words” Tanka Competition.  Here is the Submission Period and Deadline: May 1-August 15 of each year.  There is a 10 poem limit on the number of submissions. If more than 10 poems are submitted, only the first… Continue reading

UHTS: SUBMISSION CALL for October 2019 issue of Cattails

SUBMISSION CALL for October 2019 issue of cattails Submissions for Fall/October issue open: 1st July (midnight) GMT and close: 15th August (midnight) GMT. Attention POETS: Please read the instructions below carefully so you know how and where to submit your poetry. <3 *** Please make sure you submit your work to the correct editor. Mike… Continue reading

Authors Publish | 78 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees

Subscribe (Free)Back IssuesSearch 78 Poetry Manuscript Publishers Who Do Not Charge Reading Fees Written by Emily Harstone Most traditional poetry manuscript publishers charge their readers a fee to submit. You can read about why that is the case here. This article focuses on a number of poetry manuscript publishers who do… Continue reading