UPCOMING POETRY READINGS/WORKSHOPS
November 10th (Sunday) @ 1:30-3:30pm – Sundays with George Kraus: Poetry Reading, Featuring Ann Cefola, Ann Lauinger, and Beth Gersh-Nesic @ Harold & Elaine Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY. Members: Free; Non-Members $10. Join this popular monthly reading of original poetry by local authors as well as tributes to established poets. Moderated by George Kraus, Ph.D., published author and poet. Ann Cefola, Ann Lauinger, and Beth Gersh-Nesic have all published translations of French and Italian poets and writers. For more information about the poetry readings, please contact the JCC Welcome Desk and ask for George Kraus.
November 11th (Monday) @ 7:15pm – Monday Night Poetry, Featuring Robert Zwilling @ Barnes & Noble, Stamford Town Center, 100 Greyrock Place, Stamford. Robert Zwilling is an environmental poet and digital artist who has self-published several eco themed poetry books and two science fiction stories.
November 14th (Thursday) @ 6-8pm – Poetry Reading by Candace Williams @ Franklin Street Works, 41 Franklin Street, Stamford. A poetry reading featuring NYC-based, award-winning poet Candace Williams and participants from their UConn-Stamford workshop Poets Against Empire: A Generative Erasure Workshop. Their chapbook, Spells for Black Wizards, was a 2017 TAR Chapbook Series winner and published by the Atlas Review. futureblack, their first full-length poetry manuscript, was a 2018 National Poetry Series finalist. Free.
November 19th (Tuesday) @ 7:30 – Curley’s Poets 2019, Featuring Ann Cefola @ Curley’s Diner, 62 West Park Place, Stamford. Ann Cefola is the author of the poetry books Free Ferry (Upper Hand Press, 2017) and Face Painting in the Dark (Dos Madres Press, 2014), and the translations The Hero (Chax Press, 2018) and Hence This Cradle (Seismicity Editions, 2007). Learn more about Ann at www.anncefola.com and www.annogram.blogspot.com.
November 20th (Wednesday) @ 7pm (doors open 6:30pm) – Pi Poetry Series, Featuring Ruth Hoberman, Tom Menchion, and Vinny Midolo, moderated by Mark McGuire-Schwartz @ The Institute Library, 847 Chapel Street, New Haven. On the third Thursday of each month, The Poetry Institute Poetry Series celebrates an eclectic mix of poetic voices. Free. Refreshments. (And participants are invited to bring something to share.) Open mic. Outstanding featured readers. In a casual setting. Open to all members of the public (and even others).
PLACES TO SUBMIT YOUR POETRY
Publisher: SLICE Magazine
Deadline: December 1
At the core, SLICE Magazine aims to bridge the gap between emerging and established authors by offering a space where both are published side-by-side. Poets are paid $100.
Publisher: Rewilding: Poems for the Environment (anthology)
Deadline: December 31, 2019
An anthology that explores the current state of the natural environment, they’re looking for a diverse spectrum of poets and voices. All book proceeds will be donated to Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, a nonprofit environmental organization based in MN. Payment is a copy of the anthology.
Publisher: Cell Poems
Ongoing calls for submission; free to submit. Accepting poems up to 140 characters, up to 10 poems/submission. Limit of 2 submissions/year.
Publisher: The Disappointed Housewife
They seek poetry that stretches genre definitions, breaks the rules, challenges readers, and bends their brains. Submit up to 3 poems.
Publisher: The Five-Two
Submissions of poems of 60 lines or less about honest, powerful reactions to what can be seen as crime. Open to any form or style, including prose poems. Open to any tone from dark to humor. Poems are published in print and audio.
Glintmoon exclusively publishes poems of ten (10) lines or fewer. They will consider any and all poetry that follows this one rule. However, they are not partial to traditional forms, such as the haiku or the tanka, nor do they particularly enjoy rhymed or metred work. Send up to 5 poems/submission. Submissions accepted year-round, with issues published in February, May, August, and November. Free to submit, pay $5/poem.
More submission opportunities CLICK HERE.
The Poets' Salon is an all-inclusive group that gets together the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m in the Memorial Room at the Fairfield Public Library. We read our poetry aloud, politely critique each others' work (upon request), highlight publishing opportunities, and also talk about local poetry readings.