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A Call for More Poetry in the Curriculum of K-12 Students

The Academy of American Poets has been working for years to broaden public interest in and access to American poetry. In terms of publishing, poetry is one of the hardest genres to have success in. Poem-a-Day was started in 2006 and now reaches an audience of more than 300,000 people. This program releases one new […]

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Zinster Interview Series Part 2: The Editors of “Walk Write Up”

“Walk Write Up” is the infinitely quirky zine that features artists who deliver seriously innovative poetry, comics, illustrations and more. The Witty Agent had the opportunity of chatting with Editor-in-Chief Audrey Frischman and co-editors Laura Been and Philip Santos Schaffer for part two of our Zinster Interview Series. The team explained exactly what makes “Walk Write Up” […]

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The Best Small Presses to Get Your Poetry Published

The idea of trying to get your work published can be anxiety inducing for a burgeoning poet, and publishing a chapbook may seem like an impossible dream. Chances are you’ve heard countless stories of rejection, and maybe it’s made you pessimistic. Maybe, despite feeling confident that you have a complete collection of poetry, you aren’t […]

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