2Leaf Press 2Leaf Press pushes boundaries by publishing books that challenges the status quo. We are committed to publishing books that examine diversity, race and racism, which highlights sociopolitical issues with interesting and compelling literature.
3 Mile Harbor Press Three Mile Harbor Press was founded by Antje Katcher in 1994 and for nearly twenty years has published work by poets such as Enid Dame, Michael Howley, Jean Kemper, Pamela Kallimanis and Toni Mergentime Levi.
42 Miles Press 42 Miles Press publishes books and chapbooks of poetry, including the winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Prize. We’re in Indiana. We like images, we like language. We like it real and surreal and unreal.
49 Writers, Inc. Alaska based organization offering creative writing classes, literary events, a collaborative blog, and an annual writers retreat.
A…P Press a…p Press is the independent, small press imprint of After the Pause literary magazine. Our aesthetics and vision match that of the magazine, with all proceeds from book sales going to charity.
Adjectives that start with… A tool to quickly find adjectives that start with a letter or a syllabe: quite usefull when you write acrostic poem for example. More than 1650 adjectives are listed.
Advice for Writers Zack Rogow’s blog with more than 200 posts on topics of interest to writers.
After Hours Poetry – Six Ft. Swells Press Six Ft. Swells Press began on a moonlit night with a cluster of three barstools, many dollars in the jukebox and an open tab. Three friends & After Hours poets–Matt Amott, Todd Cirillo, and Julie Valin–were talking about how poetry can be fun, and should be more accessible to the “everyperson.” After many notes and poems scribbled on cocktail napkins and the shout of last call, Six Ft. Swells Press was born with the mission of bringing our brand of After Hours poetry to truck stops, bowling alleys, bars, couch surfers, soccer moms, and everyone in between.
Ahsahta Press Ahsahta Press champions and promotes surprising, relevant, and accessible experimental poetry that more commercially minded small presses avoid; in making it widely available, we aim to increase its readership.
Ain't Got No Press A small press publisher of uniquely themed poetry anthologies including The Night Goes On All Night – Noir Inspired Poems, and A Poet’s Haggadah, Passover Through The Eyes of Poets. Check out our submission guidelines for information on our upcoming collections.
Alabama Writers’ Forum The Alabama Writers’ Forum facilitates the practice of literary arts through its services to writers and the general public. With individual and corporate associates, the Forum represents the diverse voices of Alabama’s contemporary writing talent as well as the readers, educators, and state leaders who appreciate them. In short, the Forum encourages literary citizens to support Alabama’s literary community.
Albany Poets Albany Poets mission is to give everyone the platform to share their poetry with the world. Whether it is at an open mic, on a website, or in print, Albany Poets strives to integrate poetry and spoken word into the Capital Region of New York and beyond.
All Words that Rhyme A website to find a rhyme easily: just type a word and you will get rhyming words with it.
Alternating Current Press Alternating Current is a boutique independent press dedicated to publishing and promoting incredible literature that challenges readers and has an innate sense of self, timelessness, and atmosphere. We love science, history, homebound roots, rural landscapes, poetic literary fiction, diverse voices, and all that is electric in the literary world
Alzheimer's Poetry Project Minnesota The Alzheimer’s Poetry Project Minnesota (APP-MN)’s mission is to facilitate and enhance the creativity and well-being of older Minnesotans, and to help amplify their voices and stories in our society.
American Life in Poetry American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems.
Amherst Writers & Artists Our mission is to support the voices of established and emerging writers, to free silenced and marginalized voices, and to promote respect for the artist in all writers through the use of the AWA method, developed by Pat Schneider.
AngelHousePress AngelHousePress publishes ragged edges, raw talent and rule breakers who push the boundaries of poetry. AngelHousePress is a home for non conformists.
Anhinga Press Anhinga Press began in 1972 as an outgrowth of the activities of Apalachee Poetry Center. We are located in Tallahassee, FL and we publish a lot of books.
Anomalous Press Portal for Anomaly Journal, Anomalous Press and Anomaly Blog.
Antrim House Books Antrim House publishes poetry by emerging and established authors as well as memoirs and photo essays.
Apiary Magazine APIARY Magazine is an all-volunteer literary organization dedicated to nurturing and celebrating the literary arts in Philadelphia, and to fostering cross-cultural understanding among Philadelphians through literary expression and collaboration.
Architrave Press Why can’t we buy individual poems like we do songs? Architrave represents a new kind of periodical literature: poems printed as individual pages that allow readers to curate their own collection in the same way that music lovers create playlists.
ARCTOS PRESS The Arctos Mission: Editor CB Follett believes in respect for the author and the artist – treating other poets as she wishes to be treated. CB Follett and Arctos Press publish a few quality poetry books every year.
Art Bar Poetry Series, the The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest arts.
Auckland Poetry .com Aucklandpoetry is the guide to the live poetry scene in Auckland, New Zealand, with gig and event listings, news, reviews, links. It also features a new poet every month and an archive of previously featured poets.
Austin Poetry Society The Austin Poetry Society, a chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas and an affiliate of the Academy of American Poets, the society offers monthly and annual poetry contests, many of which are open to non members, and monthly programs aimed at expanding and improving poetic craft.
Australian Haiku Society Australian haiku enthusiasts banded together to promote enjoyment of haiku within Australia, and to bring Australian writers to the world haiku community.
Australian Poetry Library The Australian Poetry Library (APL) aims to promote a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian poetry by providing access to a wide range of poetic texts as well as to critical and contextual material relating to them, including interviews, photographs and audio/visual recordings.
Author & Book Promotion Not happy with your marketing or don't know where to start. A new website launched for aspiring and established authors alike, that provides authors needing help with FREE marketing tips, promotional articles and resources.
AWB Poetry Community Join our writing community and get support from our large network of poets to increase the engagement on your accounts. Benefits include influencer social media marketing on poetry collection, port interviews and free public relations, free poetry reviews, poetry contests, beta readers and much more for your successful writing career.
Badilisha Poetry Badilisha Poetry X-Change is both an online audio archive and Pan-African poetry show delivered in radio format. Now the largest online collective of African poets on the planet, Badilisha has showcased and archived over 500 Pan-African poets from 28 different countries. It reflects the myriad of rhythms and rhymes, voices, perspectives and aspirations from all corners of the globe.
Bagel Bards, the The Bagel Bards are a loose group of local writers, many of them poets, who meet once a week at the welcoming coffee shop Au Bon Pain in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts to share coffee and bagels.But most importantly, they share information about the writing trade. They are a networking group for writers in the area.
BareBackPress BareBackPress is an independent publisher that began as an online literary magazine www.barebacklit.com. Through the magazine we found heaps of new and innovative talent and decided to conceive BareBackPress.
Barrelhouse Barrelhouse is a non-profit literary organization consisting of pop culture obsessed oddballs who like to hang out in the corner. We started in 2004 as a literary magazine that sought to bridge the gap between high-brow literary tastes and the mid-brow appreciation of daily joys like good music, bad television and a decent hot dog. Barrelhouse is a fever dream populated by a passionate squad of volunteers who do a lot of things: we’re a print and online literary magazine, a small press bringing good books and chapbooks into the world, an organizer of cool literary events, and curators of this lovely website.
Barrow Street Barrow Street Inc. is a nonprofit literary arts organization that was started in Greenwich Village, NYC in 1994 to provide community outreach and host literary events featuring emerging and established poets.
Be Happy Zone Be Happy Zone has many pages of famous, inspirational, and motivational poems. We also provide a voice for new poets by publishing their poetry on our website for free.
Beard of Bees Beard of Bees is an independent, free press. We are based in Oak Park, Illinois and Paris, France. Beard of Bees is committed to publishing quality chapbooks by liberated poets from anywhere. We do not discriminate against non-human or post-human artists.
Beat Museum, the The Beat Museum is dedicated to spreading the spirit of the beat-generation – Tolerance, compassion, and having the courage to live your individual truth.
BelfastPoets A poetry site from poets and performance poets, well maintained and has lots of info on the forums.
Bellday Books Bellday Books is the publisher of "Music from Words" by Marc Jampole. "Music from Words" is a stunning first collection of poems that ranges from the elegiac to the experimental. Marc Jampole creates some of the deepest feeling people you will ever meet. All of the characters come alive in verse, their stories echoing moments of ecstasy, tragedy, irony and comedy.
Berks Bards We are the Berks Bards, a grassroots poetry group that meets the first Thursday of each month at the first floor Cafe in the GoggleWorks, Second & Washington St, Reading, PA.
Best American Poetry Blog, the We launched this blog in January, 2008, to create a place where we and friends can exchange, discuss, and argue about poems and poetry.
Best Canadian Poetry, the Launched in 2008, the Best Canadian Poetry Series features fifty Canadian poets annually, drawn from Canadian literary journals magazines. Each year, a distinguished guest editor (2008, Stephanie Bolster; 2009, A.F. Moritz) selects the poems based on their intellectual, artistic, or inventive merit; the editorial taste changing with each new volume.
Between the Lines Between the Lines is about creative passion. Borderline obsessively so. We may be small and starting out but we're driven by genuine passion for word-art. This new forum offers lively, honest poetry critique. No airs and graces, pedantry, awards, games or showcasing – just loads of creative ideas, suggestions for rewrites and a darn good sense of humour about it all.
Between These Shores Books ‘Between These Shores’ (BTS Books) strives to support and promote the best works of new writers, while offering calls for submission & general information to the literary community. BTS is an exclusive independent publishing company, specializing but not limited to women’s poetry, short story collections, anthologies, art, history and archaeology.
Blair Mountain Press A source for books on Appalachia and the environment: poetry, plays, novels, essays.
Blast Furnace Blast Furnace is an independent literary publisher based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, still often referred to as the steel city.
BlazeVOX BlazeVOX [books] presents innovative fictions and wide ranging fields of contemporary poetry. Our books push at the frontiers of what is possible with our innovative poetry, fiction and select non-fiction and literary criticism.
Blood-Jet Writing Hour, the “The Blood-Jet Writing Hour” is an online radio show, hosted by poet and host Rachelle Cruz, where poets and writers share their work and discuss their craft, process, and the pulse that keeps them writing. It’s streamed live at www.blogtalkradio.com/onward on Friday mornings Pacific Standard Time.
Blue Bottle Project, the The web home of The Blue Bottle Project. The first poetry publication to accept submissions, print them letterpress, stuff the pages in bottles, and throw them in a bodies of aqua-worldwide.
Blue Stoop A home for literary Philly, Blue Stoop’s mission is to support writers and readers from all walks of life who live in Philadelphia.
BlueGate Poets BlueGate Poets is a poetry group based in Swindon (UK) that is advancing the enjoyment and development of reading, writing and listening to poetry by encouraging local talent and voices at every level.
Boaat Press Established in 2014, BOAAT knots together online issues of the most phenomenal poetry, fiction, essays, and photography from across the world. We provide a space for writers of any background, at any point in their literary careers, to showcase the best writing possible. We read year-round & publish bi-monthly.
Bohemia Room, the The Bohemia Room is a weekly Spoken Word artist showcase featuring local & international Poets. Over the years we have featured various acclaimed artist including several Tony Award winning, Peabody winning, Grammy nominated ones who have become a part of our B Side family. The Bohemia Room is primarily a Poetry night but we infuse just the right amount of music and comedy to make our various theme nights experiences in themselves.
Book That Poet Are you looking for a poet to conduct a workshop, address your historical society board of trustees, or give a reading at the local library? Welcome to BOOKTHATPOET, a list of poets in the Americas whom you can book to give readings and teach workshops.
Books & Shovels Books & Shovels is a nonprofit traveling bookstore and publisher backed by Nostrovia! Poetry and UndergroundBooks
BookSwell Your source for book events in Los Angeles
Borfski Press, the The Borfski Press is an independent magazine and publisher that began in January 2016. We stand for radical free speech and expression through music, art, and writing. TBP publishes all art forms.
Boston Poetry Slam The Boston Poetry Slam was founded in 1991 by Michael Brown and Patricia Smith. Michael and Patricia imported the poetry slam directly from its birthplace, the Green Mill in Chicago. In 2004, Simone Beaubien became the sole SlamMaster of the venue.
Bowery Poetry Club, the Located at 308 Bowery, NYC, just above Houston, the Club has poetry every night, a friendly bar, and great coffee!
Brattleboro Literary Festival he Brattleboro Literary Festival was founded in 2002 by a very small group of bibliophiles from area bookstores and libraries. The very first festival featured Nobel Prize winning legend Saul Bellow in his last public appearance. Since then the festival has gone on to present over 400 authors, including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, Newbery Medal, and the Caldecott Medal.
Brick Books Brick Books is the only press in Canada that specializes in publishing poetry books.
Brick Street Poetry Inc. Brick Street Poetry, a nonprofit organization, endeavors to build avenues of poetry, brick by brick, by providing opportunities to connect and share individual experiences through poetry.
Brilliant Light Publishing Our mission at Brilliant Light Publishing is to promote the work of poets and writers from the New England community who illuminate the inner and outer states of our natural and cultural environment.
Broadside Lotus Press Broadside Lotus Press is the oldest African American publisher of African American poetry in the United States.
Broadsided Press Founded in 2005 with the mission of putting literature and art on the streets, Broadsided publishes monthly visual-literary collaborations as free posters for anyone to download and print. Special features punctuate the monthly publications.
Broken Boulder Press A non-profit literary press devoted to experimental poetry and fiction. Site has free PDF-books of poetry, fiction, and art.
Brooklyn Poets Celebrating and cultivating the poets, poetry and literary heritage of Brooklyn, the birthplace of American poetry.
Brownstone Poets News and information of poetry happenings and opportunities out of Brooklyn, New York, hosted by Patricia Carragon.
Bukowski on Wry Bukowski on Wry is dedicated to Charles Bukowski — his poetry, prose, and art — and features writings by and about the author, showcases Buk portraits by artists and photographers, and offers updates on Buk-related news and events.
Burrow Press Burrow Press is an independent, literary publisher based in Orlando, FL.
Cafe des Poetes Poems, stories, essays, links and much more. Enjoy the creative works of others and submit your own.
Cafe Poetica Poetry Critique An online society for the arts where peer members offer honest, thoughtful critique and one-on-one tutoring for those seeking to improve their craft.
Caffeinated Press Caffeinated Press, Inc., was established in 2014 as an independent small press serving the authors and readers of the West Michigan community. We publish books of all types, plus an annual anthology and a semiannual literary journal. We also offer seminars, online education and manuscript-review services.
The mission of the Poetry Super Highway is to expose as many people to as many other people’s poetry as possible. Read poems, submit your poetry for publication, enter our annual poetry contest and peruse our directory of thousands of poetry and writing websites.