In this section you will find poetic terms, a rhyming dictionary, poetry and poets, interactive communities and more...
Writing Resources Extensive writing resources.
Resource centre for the theory and craft of writing poetry.
Various aspects of the art of poetry writing.
Glossary Of Poetic Terms
A unique guide for the study of poetry.
Many resource links for writing, reading and publishing poetry.
A tool for finding words that rhyme, it's synonyms, definitions, and more.
Creative writing and oral storytelling activities with printable handouts for: Poetry.
The Academy of American Poets
A support organization for American poets at all stages of their careers.
Poetry Today Online
Online Poetry ezine.
New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre
Features poets and poetry with a New Zealand connection. Lots of Links.
Interactive Poetry Pages
Real time poetry collaboration. Add a line to a poem in progress, and view the finished works.
Electronic Poetry Center
Directory of Internet Poetry Webs.
Poetry writing tips and resources especially for the beginning poet.
How to write a haiku
Tips for the Beginning Poet
Poetry writing tips
How to write a sonnet
Craft of Poetry
The Albany Poetry Workshop
Potato Hill Poetry
The Journal Poetry Prompts
Poetry Exercise at Ariadne's Web
There are many markets that publish poetry from published and unpublished poets. We have listed a few below.
A literary magazine that accepts poetry from established and new writers. Open to a wide variety of poetry from traditional to highly experimental. Pays $30-$60 per poem.
Seeking original work from established and emerging fiction writers, poets, essayists, interviewers, and reviewers. Submit no more than 5 poems at once. Pays $50 per published poem.
Pays $15 for poems under 100 lines.
Pays $8 for poems up to 50 lines.
Quarterly magazine that explores the relationship between people and nature, examines human communities and how they fit into the larger natural community, and strives to renew our spiritual connection to the world. Pays $100 per poem on publication.
Dreams and Nightmares
Seeking poetry in sci-fi or fantasy genres, although fantastic-style horror will be considered. Pays $10.
Accepts submissions of up to 5 poems at a time. Pays $50 minimum per poem, plus 2 copies. Poems may be subject to editing.
The Threepenney Review
Quarterly magazine with a political slant. Accepts poetry of any style and length and pays up to $100 per poem.
In this section, you'll find links to contests and scam warnings. Please read these warnings and note the listings of "bad" contests. Best of luck...
San Gorgonio Pass Poets Society
Wergle Flomp Poetry Contest
WFNS Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia
Utmost Christian Writers