Now that you’ve honed your poetry writing skills and created poems you feel are worthy of submitting to literary journals—it’s time to actually send your poetry out and get your poems published! But, while writing poetry can be relaxing, invigorating, and satisfying, some writers might describe the work that goes into researching and making targeted submissions as tiring, confusing, and time-consuming. At Writer’s Relief, we have twenty-six years’ worth of tips, tricks, and advice to guide you and help you get poems published.
In this latest installment of our “Ask Writer’s Relief” series, we’ll share our best advice on how to make effective, targeted poetry submissions to literary magazines and boost your odds of getting an acceptance!
Ask Writer’s Relief: “How Do I Get My Poems Published In Literary Journals?”
Below is a list of some of our best articles with helpful poetry submission tips, as well as a few great resources we’ve found on the Internet.
8 Poetry Elements That Editors Love To Publish | Writer’s Relief. If you want your poems to stand out—and to increase your odds of getting published in a literary magazine—it’s important to be familiar with these poetry elements that editors find irresistible when reading poetry submissions.
How—And Where—New Writers Can Get Their First Publication Credit | Writer’s Relief. If you’re a poet who is just starting out, this article features a list of journals that publish new and unpublished writers.
8 Tips To Winning A Poetry Chapbook Contest And Getting Published | Writer’s Relief. If you’re thinking about publishing your poems as a collection—or chapbook—we have some great tips on how to get your poems published via chapbook contests!
How To Submit Short Stories And Poems To Literary Journals | Writer’s Relief. In this article, you’ll find ten essential tips for getting published in a literary magazine, starting with where to find the right literary journals for your poetry.
How To Publish A Poem: 3 Ways To Become A Published Poet. TCK Publishing has a great article outlining three ways to reach your publication goals—and the importance of being persistent.
Before You Self-Publish Your Poetry Collection: Read These FAQs | Self-Publishing Relief. If you decide to take the self-publishing route, Self-Publishing Relief has a list of FAQs that will help you determine if it’s the right choice for you. You’ll also learn insider info about the poetry publishing industry.
Question: What is your best advice for writers making poetry submissions to literary editors?