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Poet Lore
laureen.schipsi@writer.org
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Phone
    (301) 654-8664
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Facebook
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    Poet Lore publishes two 160-page issues each year, featuring a wide array of contemporary poets as well as essays on poetry and book reviews.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
    no
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Laureen Schipsi
  • Contact title
    Managing Editor
  • Publishes
    essays, poetry
  • Focus
    Inviting all types of poetry, the editors look for a high level of craftsmanship, and imaginative use of language and image
  • Representative authors
    David Wagoner, Fleda Brown, Linda Pastan
  • Submissions policy
    3-5 poems typed, name and address on each. We accept long poems. Note stanza/p breaks. Reviewers: query with a writing sample
  • Accepts unsolicited submissions?
    Yes
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    1 - 3 months
  • Author Payments
    copies
  • Number of paid staff
    1
  • Number of unpaid staff
    4
  • Distributors
    EBSCO, Swets Blackwell, Harrassowitz
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    0
  • ISSN Number
    0032-1966
  • Total Circulation
    1,000
  • Paid Subscriptions
    500
  • Individual Price
    10
  • Insitutional Price
    20
  • Single Copy Price
    7
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    yes
  • Ad Rate
    full page $100, 1/2 page $50
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    5
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    9 - 6
  • Average Number of Pages
    144

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