Thursday, 17 August 2017
Submission Call: Poems about Poetry
Poems about Poetry
Creative writing tutors, editors, and sometimes other poets will all tell you the same thing when it comes to your writing: “never write poems about poetry“ It’s too obvious, it’s too commonplace, it’s clichéd, and it’s dangerously insipid.
Well, we say damn that. We want your poems about the very thing itself: the art of poetry. Whether reading it, writing it, poetry as survival, as raison d’être, trying to make sense of it, mourning it, challenging it, let us have it.
We've had some great work through for our Poems About Poetry submission call. We'll be publishing the best ones in a free e-chapbook, available for download at the end of the month. Here's the cover...