Poet Power!: The Practical Poet's Complete Guide to Getting Published

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Venture Press, Jun 1, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 226 pages
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You have written your poem, and it is good. Now comes the big question: How do you get it published? How do you get into print, and into print in the right places? How do you build your reputation as a poet to facilitate future publication? How can you become a mover and a shaker in your own corner of the literary world? Poet Power! answers these questions, and others. Book jacket.

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Most writers would agree that of all the literary forms, the poem is the most difficult to market. Fledgling poets hoping to break into the tough world of publishing will appreciate the sound advice ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
13
A Poets Crash Course in the Economics of Publishing
21
Nine Secrets of Publishable Poetry
31

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Thomas A. Williams is Professor of Management Science in the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. Born in Elmira, New York, he earned his B.S. degree at Clarkson University. He did his graduate work at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Before joining the College of Business at RIT, Professor Williams served for seven years as a faculty member in the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati, where he developed the first undergraduate program in Information Systems. At RIT he was the first chairman of the Decision Sciences Department. Professor Williams is the co-author of 12 textbooks in the areas of management science, statistics, production and operations management, and mathematics. He has been a consultant for numerous Fortune 500 companies in areas ranging from the use of elementary data analysis to the development of large-scale regression models.

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