Who Are the Inaugural Poets for United States Presidents?
Here is a list of the inaugural poets for United States Presidential Inauguration Days from Robert Frost to Amanda Gorman. This post also touches on who an inaugural poet is and which presidents have had them at their inaugurations.
Writing and Publishing Poetry—Q&A with Patricia Colleen Murphy
Patricia Colleen Murphy offers insights to poets on how to improve their own writing and what she looks for in reading poetry for publication.
Creativity Exercises: 3 Ways to Awaken Your Mind to Poetic Thinking
Guggenheim Fellow and poet Jane Hirshfield explains, “Poetry’s work is the clarification and magnification of being.” Here are some creativity exercises to help awaken your mind to poetic thinking, and to clarify and magnify your poetry writing.
Submitting Your Short Fiction and Poetry: 5 FAQs from a Magazine Editor
For writers of short form literature, submitting your work can mean a variety of positive things. Here are important questions (and answers) you need to know about the process.
Poetry FAQs: When is something considered published?
Editor Robert Lee Brewer addresses the very common question about when is something considered published? Does including a poem in a blog post or the comments of a website mean the writing is considered published? Get the answers here.