50 Watts Books
50 Watts Books is an online bookstore with a focus on visually-striking and unusual books and ephemera from around the world.
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.
Academy of American Poets
The nation’s leading champion of poets and poetry, we produce Poets.org, Poem-a-Day, National Poetry Month, and more.
Academy of the Heart And Mind
The Academy of the Heart and Mind is dedicated to helping emerging writers get published and gain experience honing their craft.
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.
Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation, the
Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation is a literary nonprofit bringing you great poetry from across places, eras, and traditions.
Advice for Writers
Zack Rogow’s blog with more than 200 posts on topics of interest to writers.
This is a place for the lover of the black experience in the poetic art form. Here you can enjoy poetry from many of your favorite Famous Black Poets, and learn more about the person behind the pen. Poets are represented from various time periods of the past to the present.
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 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.
We publish high quality books across all genres.
Worker-run. Collectively-managed. Anarchist publishing and distribution since 1990.
Alabama State Poetry Society
Founded in 1968, ASPS continues to encourage poets and to provide them with opportunities for sharing and growing.
Alabama Writers Cooperative
Engaging and nurturing a diverse community of Alabama writers.
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.
Alan Squire Publishing
A small press with big ideas.
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.
Allen Ginsberg Project, the
Official web presence for legendary beat poet Allen Ginsburg.
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 Haiku Archives
The American Haiku Archives is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and promotion of haiku and related poetry as a vital component of literature in the English language.
American Life in Poetry
American Life in Poetry provides newspapers and online publications with a free weekly column featuring contemporary American poems.
American Microreviews and Interviews features new reviews and interviews quarterly. AMRI specializes in reviews of 7–10 sentences of the newest American writing. We feature writing on some of the best literature to emerge in the last year.
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.
Anaphora Literary Press
Publisher of fiction, poetry and non-fiction.
Anchor Archive Zine Library
The Anchor Archive Zine Library is a collectively-run, non-profit library with a collection of over 7000 zines from the local area and around the world.
AngelHousePress publishes ragged edges, raw talent and rule breakers who push the boundaries of poetry. AngelHousePress is a home for non conformists.
Angels Flight • literary west
Angels Flight • literary west is a vehicle to explore uncharted stories of Los Angeles and beyond.
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.
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.
Contemporary Canadian Literature with a Distinctly Urban Twist.
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.
Apprentice House Press
Apprentice House Press is a book publisher based at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore. We publish books in diverse genres. Our criteria? The work must be good, and the author must be good with whom to work
Arachne Press | Publishers of Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction
Publishers of Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction
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.
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.
Ariel Publishing, LLC
A literary journal and book publisher online & in print.
Arkansas Writers in the Schools
Beginning in 1973, WITS has empowered young people across the state of Arkansas by opening doors to self-expression, awareness, articulation, and creative problem-solving—all through the writing and sharing of poetry.
Art Bar Poetry Series, Ontario
The Art Bar is a weekly poetry reading series held every Tuesday, at The Free Times Cafe, 320 College St. in Toronto at 8 p.m. The evening includes three featured readers, plus an open mic.
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.
Art Times Journal
The go to source for creatives.
Arteidolia Press is an artist-run press based out of Ridgewood, Queens with focus on publishing collections of poetry, essays & experimental poetic encounters.
Arts & Culture El Dorado
An arts organization offering programs (including poetry) based in Placerville, California.
Ashland Poetry Press
The mission of the Ashland Poetry Press is to publish and promote the best poetry submitted from new as well as established authors writing in English.
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
ASLE is a nonprofit association for people interested in studying, teaching, reading, or writing in the environmental humanities and arts.
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW) seeks to promote excellence in literary criticism and scholarship, and works to ensure that literature thrives in both scholarly and creative environments. We encourage the reading and writing of literature, criticism, and scholarship, as well as wide-ranging discussions among those committed to the reading and study of literary works.
Association of Writers
AWP provides community, opportunities, ideas, news, and advocacy for writers and teachers of writing.
Athens Word of Mouth
Attleborough Poetry Competition
Information about the Attleborough Poetry Competition.
Publishing Novels, Memoirs, And Poetry Since 2010.
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 International Poetry Festival
During this festival Poets from all over the world enjoy poetry in the streets and venues of Austin Texas.
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.
AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource
AustLit aims to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture.
Australian Bush Poetry, Verse & Music
Pages here are dedicated to the promotion of Australian Bush Poetry, Verse and Australian Music.
Australian Children's Poetry
Showcasing poetry by Australian children’s poets
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.
Specializing in books of visual poetry and other-stream writing.
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.
Awful Good Writers
In-depth writing workshops led by the best wordsmiths in the game.
A small press providing a venue for ethnic poets. A publisher for African-American poets with an interest in poetry by Latino/a, Asian as well. We seek poetry that’s political, social, gritty, and poignant. We publish emerging and established poets
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.
Established in 1989, Ballarat Writers is a grass-roots organisation promoting local writing and writers in the Western Victorian region.
Banshee Press is a small independent Irish publisher that produces a twice-yearly literary journal, Banshee, as well as a select list of books. We love exciting, accessible, contemporary writing in all forms.
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 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 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.
Baseline International Home page
Business home page for the publisher Baseline International.
Book reviews that sound a deeper note.
Be About It
BE ABOUT IT started as a literary/art zine in 2010. We also now publish poetry collections in print and online, and host a reading series based out of the East Bay.
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.
Beacon Press is an independent publisher of serious non-fiction, poetry and more.
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.
Beast Crawl Literary Festival
Oakland’s Premier Festival for Literary Arts & Performance
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.
A poetry site from poets and performance poets, well maintained and has lots of info on the forums.
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.
Ben Yehuda Press
All kinds of books for all kinds of Jews.
Established in 2016, we are a group of independent publishers whose imprints share a common goal.
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.
Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop
A family run poetry bookstore.
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 Shadows Press
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.
Come post poetry, get and give critic and have fun. This is a new poetry forum!
Big Table Publishing
Making Other Books Jealous Since 2004.
Bird & Beckett Books and Records
San Francisco neighborhood go-to for new & used titles & vinyls, plus poetry readings & live bands on weekends.
Birdy Poetry Prize, the
Annual contest featuring $1,000 cash prize and publication.
Black Cat Poems
An online library of poems from around the world, both classic and contemporary.
Black Lawrence Press
Black Lawrence Press is an independent publisher of contemporary poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. We also publish the occasional translation from German.
Black Market Reads
For the smart and free-thinking, Black Market Reads is a podcast featuring conversations with today’s most exciting Black literary voices. We are a podcast for any one who loves to read, write, and engage. Black Market Reads is a project of The Givens Foundation for African American Literature.