Tuesday, July 18, 2006

10th Annual Robert Frost Foundation Annual Poetry Award

Guidelines for poem submissions and details about the Robert Frost Festival are available online at www.frostfoundation.org

Be sure to read the Boston Globe article about the Frost Foundation and its poetry award.

Rose DesRochers

Friday, July 14, 2006

HeyLady.Com - articles and essays by freelancers

HeyLady.Com - articles and essays by freelancersPay rate $25 - $50"You would be best off visiting the new library or requesting a back issue of LAugh Support & LAugh Support (For Fans) to see what type of articles and essays we are looking for. You can click on the button above that says [Articles] to see what we're looking for. Even if you are not a member you can read the articles on the free levels of the Library to get a better idea which type of articles we're looking for.Very briefly, we look primarily for celebrity interviews, tips on writing comedy, editing jokes, dealing with agents, promoting yourself as a comedian. We pay ($25 - $50) per article (or) essay related to becoming a better comic. These articles may be on getting agents, writing comedy films, or simply joke structure." Visit website for more info:http://www.heylady.com/writers-guidelines.php

Rose DesRochers

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Freelance for Fine Books & Collections

FINE BOOKS & COLLECTIONS, USA http://www.finebooksmagazine.com PO Box 106, Eureka, CA 95502. Contact: Scott Brown. Email: scott@finebooksmagazine.com Covers a broad range of topics and subjects of interest to book collectors and bibliophiles, from early manuscripts to modern first editions and everything in between. Our writers use the artifact--the book itself--as a starting place to tell an interesting story. Most articles include interviews with subject matter experts or quote from letters or books. "We do not often publish stories that are just the author's opinion." Freelancers are used for features (1,200 to 3,000 words), book reviews (400 to 800 words), and short news pieces (300 to 600 words). Submissions: queries are preferred by email. Include samples of your writing, whether published or unpublished. Pay: features: ranges from $100 to $400, and some epenses may be reimbursed if prearranged; book reviews: $25 to $75; news items: $50 to $100. Guidelines: http://www.finebooksmagazine.com/writing/

Rose DesRochers

List of Haiku and Tanka Journals

Haiku News is a list of journals that publish haiku, senryu, and tanka only and/or favorable to these poetry forms.

Rose DesRochers

Paying Poetry Markets

The Cincinnati Review (http://www.cincinnatireview.com)
10 poems, a 99-word bio and the ubiquitous cover letter and SASE. Reporting time at CR is 1 month, so it shouldn't take too long to hear back, compared to the seeming industry average of three months or more. The pay is $30 per poem, they DO accept simultaneous subs with notification, they buy 120 poems per year, and they read September through May.
Malahat Review (http://www.malahatreview.com)
Buys 100/yr; Pays $30(prob. CAD)/magazine page plus one-year subscription; Publishes quarterly; Reads year-round; Accepts 5-10 poems per submission, both Canadian and international, via snail mail with IRC or Canadian postage SASE; Include short bio on separate page and name and contact info atop each page; Discourages simultaneous subs; Nothing previously published in English; Response 1-3 mos. on poetry; Buys first world serial rights and rights revert to author upon publication.

Rose DesRochers