Monday, May 14, 2007

Where Poetry and Politics Intersect

Is writing inseparable from politics? If you say yes, check out The New Verse News, an online journal of political poems about current issues.

And if you’d like to throw in your two cents, submit your work. They’re actively looking for submissions:

THE NEW VERSE NEWS covers the news and public affairs with timely poems on issues, large and small, international and local. It relies on the submission of poems (especially those of a politically progressive bent) by writers from all over the world. Poems on topics as current asthe day's headlines are especially desired.The editors update the website every day with the best work received.See the web site for guidelines and for examples of the kinds of poems THE NEW VERSE NEWS publishes. Then paste your submission and a brief bio in the text of an email (no attachments, please) to editor AT Write “Verse News Submission” in the subject line of your email.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.