All posts tagged: Poets Pages

2011 poetry news, and online information for poets.

Given that the Irish Times Books of the Year did not make mention of poetry books for 2011, I thought to add some links to Irish poetry  presses and imprints for those readers of poetry who are not catered for in the list-system. I have to say that I do not think of such ephemera as dates when I approach a book of poetry and my reading included some 2010 volumes (and earlier).  The beauty of poetry is that it is timeless and  poetry books are always relevant. I am going to add links for some poetry publishers, and then some good online resources for readers and writers of poetry. I wonder how many of the books at link will survive the test of time ? (or even taste,  ” So good, so funny, so real, so very, very sad” , is what amounts to review in the article). Irish presses and poetry journals. The Gallery Press  have an eminently worthwhile list of poets and writers, I am adding a link  to their online catalogue for …

On joining the Poets Pages website.

Poet’s Pages is a new site dedicated to poets and workers in words. I have recently joined and I am currently finding my way around the site, which is interesting and fun ( it’s not at all daunting). I heard about the site when a colleague and poet from PEN International began using it. Herein follows a description of the resources available on site: “This website provides you with the opportunity to publish your poems on-line. Registration is free. When your registration has been approved you will be able to logon and edit your Profile and Pages. The pages  consist of: Contact Details. Biography. Ten Pages for your poems, and a personal Blog. Spoken Word allows you to add mp3 tracks of your work.” Thus far I have added two short journal pieces and two published poems, I don’t have mp3 yet,as I have been somewhat reluctant to do readings, being a writer who likes silent spaces between my words, to allow time for images to develop in the mind of the reader. I am …