Sunday, May 20, 2007

More poetry heroes & open reading periods

I can't resist adding a few names to my list of poetry heroes:

Franz Wright
Kay Ryan
A.E. Stallings

And a list someone sent recently of presses that have open reading periods and no fees:

Arktoi Books
Ausable Press
BkMk Press
Carolina Wren
Cavankerry
Coffee House
Eastern Washington UP
Graywolf
Melville House
Milkweed Press
Omnidawn
Plain View Press
Rager Media
Red Morning Press
Sarabande
Shearsman
Steel Toe Press (but not this year)
University of Arizona Press
Wave
WordTech

In case you're wondering what to do with that ms. you'v been kicking around for some time. As I have.