Looking to get your poetry published? Consider submitting your work to one of these publications.
Beware: some book contests have a bad reputation!
Sonnets and Haiku and Ballads: oh my!
Poetic Forms Lists
From Poetry Base, a list of forms and considerations to use when writing a poem.
Rhythm, sound, and line structure.
INTRA - an Interactive Tutorial on Rhythm Analysis
From Reed College.
The pictures that words paint in your head.
Image in Poetry
From the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
Imagery and Metaphors in Poetry
The website of the Academy of American Poets.
A journal available from PCC Library.
Independent Publishing Resource Center
Helping poets publish their own work since 1998.
Organizations That Support Writers
Association of Writers and Writing Programs
Overall support for writers including news, leads on jobs, grants, and contests, and more.
The Attic Institute
A writing studio that offers instruction to writers of all experience levels.
Mountain Writers Series
Offers workshops and readings led by noted Northwest writers and poets.
Northwest Writing Institute
A community sponsored by Lewis & Clark Graduate School.
Oregon Writer's Colony
Offers retreats and workshops for writers of all stripes.
The "largest writer's organization in Oregon, and one of the largest... in the United States."