THE POET BY DAY

Monthly Archives: February 2016

CONTESTS/COMPETITIONS: Opportunity Knocks: The Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award is an annual collaboration between Persea Books and The Lexi Rudnitsky Poetry Project. It is open to any poet who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems. The winner receives an advance of $1,000.00, publication of his/her collection by Persea, and a stipend of $1,000 for expenses related to the promotion of the collection (e.g. travel to and from readings). DEADLINE:… Read More

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“We have that book at home.” “There is something utterly charming about little kids recognizing the books they have at home when they come to the bookstore. Little ones come in every day and almost all under the age of five feel the need to announce when they see a book they know from home. There is comfort in the familiar. The characters in the books have become friends, the artwork can… Read More

This feature was originally published by ARTEMISpoetry (13 November 2013) and is delivered here with the permission of the publisher, Second Light Network of Women Poets (SLN) and the award-winning poet, Myra Schneider, whose most recent of eleven collections is The Door to Colour. Some months ago at one of the twice-yearly poetry readings, which I help organize for Poetry in Palmers Green, a woman I didn’t know, turned to me as she… Read More