Stephen kissed me in the spring, Robin in the fall, But Colin only looked at me And never kissed at all. Stephen’s kiss was lost in jest, Robin’s lost in play, But the kiss in Colin’s eyes Haunts me night and day. The Collected Poems of Sara Teasdale (Sonnets to Duse and Other Poems, Helen of Troy and Other Poems, Rivers to the Sea, Love Songs, and Flame and She CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS… Read More

This really does look like a wonderful opportunity for an emerging poet. And what a lovely prize: $1,000 and residency. There is no submission fee and you have plenty of time to work on your application. Details HERE. ABOUT Testimonials Disclosure Facebook Twitter Poet and writer, I was once columnist and associate editor of a regional employment publication. I currently run this site, The Poet by Day, an information hub for poets and… Read More

“Poets, like the blind, can see in the dark.” Jorge Luis Borges CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks BELMONT STORY REVIEW is accepting submissions of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry to be considered for its fourth volume through March15, 2019. Details HERE. BOSTON REVIEW is accepting nonfiction and book reviews. Details HERE. CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY, the publication of California State Poetry Society, publishes poetry from poets around the world including foreign language with translation…. Read More

“You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance.” Ray Bradbury CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks COMMONWEALTH WRITERS sponsors an annual short-fiction in English prize and is open for entries through November 1, 2018. Demographic restrictions. No entry fee. Cash award. Details HERE. CUTTHROAT, a journal of the arts, Worlds into words into Worlds, will accept submissions of through October 30, 2018, ten days from this posting, for an anthology… Read More