All submissions to Poetry Kit are to be sent to - email@example.com
SUBMITTING TO POETRY KIT
POETRY KIT - A major poetry writers resource site with over 5000 unique visitors each day. Numerous listings including publishers, competitions, courses, funding, events, festivals and magazine listings. It also holds a Who's Who in Poetry and a listing of blogs and poets on the internet. Home of the internet based "Poetry Kit Magazine" and a monthly newsletter of competitions and events round the world.
We welcome listings submitted for our database for the following;
Events - either regular or one-off special events from anywhere in the world.
Please be clear with the location and dates, include any special information and be sure to tell us about access for the disabled. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please state frequency of publication, means of submission, address for subscriptions and submissions. Anything about your magazine which you would like us to publicise. email@example.com
Please state the country in which the magazine is based, frequency of update, means of submission, address for subscriptions and submissions. Anything about your magazine which you would like us to publicise. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please state that it is held as a blog, the country in which it is based, frequency of update, means of submission, address for subscriptions and submissions. Anything about your magazine which you would like us to publicise. email@example.com
Festivals - Calls for submissions - Funding - Grants - Tours - News Items - Podcasts
Basically give us as much information as you can and we will edit the entry if necessary. firstname.lastname@example.org
We list all types of competition in the following format.
Deadline First Prize Summary 31st August 2016
entry fee £3
- Essex Poetry Festival 6th Open Poetry Competition Adjudicator: Jackie Wills. Prize-giving will be on Saturday 21st October 2016 at the Essex Poetry. First Prize £500 Second £200, Third £100 3 runner-up prizes of £10 book tokens
Festival. Winners & runners-up will be invited to read their winning poems at the
festival. Winning poems will be published on the Festival website
For further details, rules & entry form visit http://www.essex-poetry-festival.co.uk
Please supply your basic information in this format - please include any additional information you may feel will help us decide about the legitimacy of the competition. email@example.com
Poets on the Internet
We keep a range of site and individual listings to which we invite poets to apply for listing. Please send a short bio and website information.
If you feel that your site or bio meet our listing requirements please check out the page you want your listing to appear on and send it to me in the relevant format. Please not that you must then include all relevant information to ensure that our editorial team have enough information to decide to list the entry or not. firstname.lastname@example.org
Poetry and Articles
Submission details for poetry or articles to our magazine can be found here
Books for ReviewYou can write with information or send books for review in the magazine section to:
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JIM BENNETT (LEFT) MEETING HRH THE PRINCE EDWARD IN NOV 2004 AFTER
GIVING A POETRY READING FOR THE PRINCE
The Managing Editor of Poetry Kit is Jim Bennett who had been Poetry Editor for Poetry Kit for over ten years and took over in January 2004 after the death of Ted Slade. An interview with Jim can be found here
TED SLADE 1939 - 2004
FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF POETRY KIT
Ted Slade trained as a metallurgist, since when he has worked in public relations, journalism, computing, marketing, the export business, and information systems design. In 1997 he took early retirement from Kingston University, and now spends his time editing The Poetry Kit, writing poetry, doing volunteer computer consultancy for charities. His poems have been published in the Flarestack anthology 'Mr Henderson and Mrs Haut-Sinclair', the chapbook anthology 'Best of MAP Featured Poetry Volume 3', Nightingale, Obsessed With Pipework, Pause, Pennine Platform, Poetry News, Poetry Life (recommended poet), Still, Staple New Writing, Transparent Words, Worm, and performed at the Purcell Room on London's South Bank. His poem 'Cartography' was a winner of the 'One Heart, One World 2001' international competition for disabled poets. His pamphlet collection 'The Last Arm Pointing' is published by Flarestack. More about Ted Slade, and some of his poems, can be found at featured poet page