I hope everyone's having a great start to 2016. Here is this week’s spotlight market: Gulf Stream Literary Magazine.
Gulf Stream Literary Magazine: Monday Market Spotlight
The tagline for Gulf Stream Lit Mag is "South Florida's Literary Current," and they do a great job fulfilling that mission statement. The current issue (read here) features nine poems by nine poets. When you read them, you'll notice some poems are paired with images; one poem is even slightly redacted. So take risks!
Gulf Stream has been publishing since 1989 and has published the work of established and unknown writers in that time. In their guidelines the editors say, "We want poems that take risks and surprise us with fresh language, perspectives and ideas."
Speaking of submissions, their reading period just opened (January 1) and will not close until March 1. Poets can only submit once per submission period, but they can submit up to 5 poems if they're all in the same document.
Find Hundreds of Great Markets!
The 2016 Poet’s Market, edited by Robert Lee Brewer, includes hundreds of poetry markets, including listings for poetry publications, publishers, contests, and more! With names, contact information, and submission tips, poets can find the right markets for their poetry and achieve more publication success than ever before.
In addition to the listings, there are articles on the craft, business, and promotion of poetry–so that poets can learn the ins and outs of writing poetry and seeking publication. Plus, it includes a one-year subscription to the poetry-related information on WritersMarket.com. All in all, it’s the best resource for poets looking to secure publication.
Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.