Workshop 3- Submitting Your Poetry

Workshop 3- Submitting your Poetry

Preparing your work for submission

Editing your work

Have others read what you have written

Copyright Basics

Selecting places to send

How to find places to submit

Magazines: Poets and Writers, University Presses, School Newspapers

Online: Google, Bing, Blogs

How presses, magazine or online journal differ

  Review of Guidelines

If judges are listed, check them out

If a fee is required to submit

Vanity publications vs. Other Types of Prizes

Tracking your submissions

What to include with submissions

always have a short bio; one pertaining to your writing is best

Keep a copy of what you submit

Use a spread sheet to keep it all straight

Evaluate your progress: track until end of the year

You won

Develop a list of media outlets to send announcements to in the event that you win

Columbia News Times, School Newspaper, Social Media Outlets

 Q&A  Or  add comments

Workshop 3- Submitting Your Poetry

New Georgia Poetry Society President Installed

New Georgia Poetry Society President Installed

Dr. Ira E. Harrison became the second African American
President to be installed by the Ga. Poetry Society on
Saturday, January 18th at the University of Georgia in Athens.
Dr. Harrison is pictured with his wife, Claire, holding a copy of
“Poetry Diversified” an anthology of the winners of the Poetry
Matters Lit Prize. He served as one of the judges for the prize
for the last two years.


Poetry Workshop for Young Poets Continues in CSRA

Lucinda Clark                   

For Immediate 


                                          Poetry Matters host Teen Workshop

                                                     Third  of Six Part Series

   Martinez, Georgia:  The Poetry Matters Project and Columbia County  Library team up to sponsor the third workshop for teens at the library. The workshop titled How to Submit Prize Winning Poetry will take place from 4-5:30 p.m at Columbia County Library, 722 Evans Town Center Blvd. in the lower level classroom. The workshop facilitator will be Lucinda Clark, founder and contest coordinator of the Poetry Matters Project. The event is free and open to the public.  For more information contact Teen Librarian Micah Newsome at (706) 863-1946.

 The featured workshop will review the steps that a writers/poets would take to submit their work for consideration. Lucinda Clark, the workshop facilitator, has experience as judge for Poetry Matters Lit Prize, Ben Franklin Awards and Global Ebook Awards and Laws of Life Essay Contest.  Titles she has published have also won numerous awards.


Columbia County Library has been serving Columbia County for over  years. Our teen programs have been a source of teen engagement since its inception. For more information visit or


The Poetry Matters project has been in existence since 2013. The contest they sponor has been  in existence since 2000. For more infomation visit the webste at



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Poetry Workshop for Young Poets Continues in CSRA