Blog, January 29 — Jack Scully

Notes on Contributors

SOUTH OF BOSTON POETRY TRAIL

VOL 2 NO   16
February  2012

 
READINGS
 
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, @6:30PM
POETS PATHWAY
COFFEE MILANO
58 CENTER ST MIDDLEBORO
FEATURE TAMMI NICK/OPEN-MIC MORE INFO: GAERLLWYD@AOL.COM
 
 
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4, @ 1PM
VISUAL INVERSE/ PAIRING POETRY AND ART
16 ORIGINAL PIECES OF ORIGINAL VISUAL ART MATCH WITH 16 ORIGINAL POEMS
PLYMOUTH CENTER FOR THE ARTS
11 NORTH ST PLYMOUTH
PUBLIC READING OF POEMS/ REFRESHMENTS/ MORE INFO:JOHNSCULLY36@YAHOO.COM
 
 
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 8 @7:30PM
DREAMSPEAK ARTISTS
CRAZY’S EDDIES AMERICAN BAR & GRILL
8 TOWN WHARF PLYMOUTH
2nd ANNUAL WORDS OF LOVE CONTEST /MUSIC, OPEN-MIC FOR MORE INFO: WWW.LOUISACLERICI.COMCAST.NET
 
 
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9 @7PM
DUXBURY FREE LIBRARY POETRY CIRCLE
SETTER ROOM
77 ALDEN ST DUXBURY
SHARE YOUR POETRY MORE INFO:RHICKEY@OCLN.ORG
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 12 @12 NOON
POERTRY: THE ART OF WORDS/MIKE AMADO MEMORIAL SERIES
PLYMOUTH CENTER FOR THE ARTS
11 NORTH ST PLYMOUTH
FEATURES: CHARLES COE AND MIGNON ARIEL KING/OPEN-MIC    MORE INFO: WWW.PTAOW.COM
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 15, @6:30PM
POETRY IN THE VILLAGE
BLANDING LIBRARY
124 BAY STATE RD REHOBOTH, MA
 FEATURE: TIM REED/OPEN-MIC     MORE INFO: NIMBOUCHER@COMCAST.NET


THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16, 7PM
THE POETRY SESSION AT O’SHEA’S
O’SHEA’S OLDE INNE
348 MAIN ST [RT28] WEST DENNIS, MA
FEATURE: OPEN-MIC MORE INFO:  ALARMPUP@VERIZON.NET

SATURDAY FEBRUARY18, @2PM
 GREATER BROCKTON SOCIETY FOR POETRY AND THE ARTS
BROCTON LIBRARY
304 MAIN ST BROCKTON, MA
FEATURES: CD COLLINS AND CHAD PARENTEAU/ OPEN-MIC/POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP 12NOON TO 2PM         MORE INFO: WWW.GBSPA.HOMESTEAD.COM
 
 
 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 6:30 PM
 POETRY AT THE MAIN ST CAFÉ
122 MAIN ST. NORTH EASTON, MA
FEATURE CHARLIE PERRY / OPEN-MIC MORE INFO: POETMAN20@VERIZON.NET
 
 
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, @6:30PM
“THE MIXI N’ MUSIC”
SOMETHIN’S BREWING CAFÉ
CORNER OF RT 105 AND RT 18
LAKEVILLE
MUSIC FEATURE: KIM SNYDER/STORYTELLING AND POETRY
OPEN-MIC/DONATION $2/MORE INFO: WWW.FACEHILL@COMCAST.NET
 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, @ 7PM
 POET’S CORNER OPEN MIC
THE CULTURAL CENTER OF CAPE COD
307 OLD MAIN ST. S. YARMOUTH
 FEATURE: JUDITH PARTELOW/OPEN-MIC MORE INFO HTTP://HOME.COMCAST.NET/~BMHELLMAN   
 
 
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, @3PM
 CALLIOPE
WEST FALMOUTH LIBRARY
575 WEST FALMOUTH HIGHWAY [RT 28A] FALMOUTH
FEATURES: NANCY BRADY CUNNINGHAM, ROBIN SMITH-JOHNSON AND DAVID SURETTE/ DONATION $5 MORE INFO calliopoetryreadings@verizon.com
 
 
 
 

SUBMISSIONS

Valerie Lawson & Michael Brown, Editors
*Off the Coast*
PO Box 14
Robbinston, ME 04671
poetrylane2@gmail.com
www.off-the-coast.com
Our next deadline is March 1 for a special “Green” theme Spring issue.
For this issue, we will be collaborating with Unity College in Unity,
Maine, which has built its curriculum on the environment and
environmental law.
Editorial decisions are not made until after the deadline. Poets &
artists will be notified by mid-April on the status of their
submission.
Muddy River Poetry Review Guidelines
Reading dates for Muddy River Poetry Review are December 1 to March 1 for spring issue and June 1 to September 1 for fall issue.   Poems received on other dates will be deleted.
1. Submit 1-3 poems.  NO PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED POEMS.
2.No attachments. Please paste poems into body of email. Include a short poetry (and/or other) bio.
3. Prefer free verse.
4. Do not want “mushy” or religious poems.
5. Do not want porno, sexist, racist or biased poetry relating to politics or ethnicity.
6. Simultaneous submissions okay, but please let me know which ones AND notify me if any are accepted somewhere else.
7. Future (other) publication should credit Muddy River Poetry Review.
6. Response time will be as close to 30 days as possible.
7. If you do not hear in 45 days, feel free to inquire.
8. Payment will be publication in MRPR.
9. Poems only accepted during open reading dates. Poems received on other dates will be deleted.
10. Submit all poems to mrpr@comcast.net only.
All rights revert to author upon publication.

 

Submissions

Midway Journal accepts submissions of aesthetically ambitious work that occupies the realms between both the traditional and experimental.
We accept submissions between January and June annually, only. Submissions can be mailed via USPS or e-mailed.
All manuscripts mailed USPS should be submitted with SASE and should be mailed to:
(Genre) Editors
Midway Journal
PO Box 14499
St. Paul, MN 55114
Electronic submissions should be sent to the appropriate electronic mailing address listed below. Manuscript Submission: (genre) should appear in the subject line of the e-mail. Submissions should be sent as .doc or .docx file attachments and should not be sent in the body of the e-mail.
Call for Submissions
You Must Remember This:
Poems about Aging and Memory
RULES FOR SUBMISSION:
• Poets may submit up to three (3) original, unpublished poems concerning some aspect of
Aging.
• Poems should be single-spaced and typed in Times New Roman 12 pt font (or a reasonable
equivalent).
• Poems longer than 3 pages will not be considered.
• Poets may submit by mail or by e-mail. All poems must include the poet’s name, address,
and e-mail address. When submitting by e-mail, attachments should be in RTF format.
When submitting by mail, enclose 2 copies of each poem and include name, address, and
e-mail address on each. Contributors without e-mail must enclose a SASE for
acknowledgement of acceptance.
• Poets should also submit a brief (75-word) biographical statement, which could mention
recent publications, awards, contacts, or perhaps an early memory concerning aging.
• Submissions should be made by e-mail to poetsintheattic@gmail.com or by mail to
Gordon Lang
170 Browns Ridge Road
Ossipee, NH 03864
• Poems selected for publication will be edited cooperatively by the editors and the author.
• There is no fee for submission. Poems will not be returned. Poets published will receive a
single author’s copy in payment.
• The selection and editing of poems for inclusion will be an ongoing process. However, all
submissions must be postmarked or e-mailed by June 30, 2012.
• All poems published will be protected by the copyright of the publication; however, rights
revert to the author upon publication.

 

 

Bits and Pieces.

Good friend Irene Koronas of Cambridge, poet and visual artist has started a blog site www.artamust.blogspot.com, check it out.
Plymouth poet and visual artist Jane Edsel has a new book of poetry “Some Plum of Poems” to be published in the next month.
Rich Berg informs me that the Yanafide Foundation, “Healing Through Creative Expression” will be holding a poetry reading and open-mic at the Brockton Public Library on March 3, more in next month’s newsletter.
Check out what is going on with the 2012 Massachusetts Poetry Festival at masspoetry.org .
Hope to see you at Visual Inverse Pairing Poetry and Art opening reception at the Plymouth Center for the Arts on Saturday February 4 beginning at 1pm. If you cannot make the opening the show will run through February 19.

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