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Poetry and the Submissions Game

Like many people around the world, I write poetry, which I send off to literary magazines to try to get it published. Though most of my career successes now center on nonfiction writing or on teaching, I still have a real affinity for poetry, which is probably the toughest and most competitive genre for a writer to gain recognition. My love of the genre has not really translated into much career or publication success for me. High school teachers often tell students, “You can do anything you put your mind… Read more Poetry and the Submissions Game