“ Publishes a selection of poetry. Poetry Now strives to publish books for the pleasure of a wide readership, not for intellectual snobbery or politically correct reasons. Poetry Now aims to give poets a chance to see their poetry in print and to provide quality anthologies which are highly readable and widely accepted. „
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You can make yourself a little bit of extra money by being published in this quarterly publication. Only subscribers may publish here so it does cut down the competition for poetry which is huge. You won't make a fortune but at least you will be able to call yourself a published poet. Poetry Now is well produced and interesting to read. You get paid with a free copy and cash or a recent Poetry Anthology. They pay around £5 for a themed poem, humour, or a poem based on a picture. Sometimes that increases to £10 if the editor stipulates special criteria. This is a quarterly publication and it costs £15 per year to receive. It is well worth the price. Write to: Poetry Now Magazine, Remus House, Coltsfoot Drive, Woodston, PE2 9JX for details of subscription. (Prices may have changed so check first before sending money.) When you get your magazine make sure you send as much poetry as you can for consideration. I got two poems published in the first edition I tried.
I subscribe to several poetry magazine, but Poetry Now (ISSN 0969-4005) is undoubtedly my favourite. It is well produced, reasonably priced, enjoyable to read and pays for all material with a free copy of the magazine PLUS either cash or a recent Poetry Now anthology. The magazine is a quarterly production (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter), and has a wealth of information for writers, from articles to competitions to details of writer's groups. If you are suffering from writers block, or even if you just enjoy challenges, Poetry Now has all these different things to get your creative juices flowing; Themed Poetry (3 or 4 different themes each issue), £5 for each one published, Portraits in Verse, write a poem inspired by a photo, £5 for each one published, Editor's Choice, any subject or form, £10 for each one published Humour In Verse, funny poems, £5 for each one published Articles of interest to poets, £5 per 500 words In My View, opinions on poets and poetry, anthology for each one published Workshop, poetry, discussion and debate, anthology for each one published Letters to the editor, anthology for each one published Following In The Footsteps, complete a famous person's poem from the first stanza provided, anthology for each one published Two by Two, comments on two poems from a previous issue £5 for each one published Also a poet contact page and Featured Poet. Submissions are welcome from subscribers, I am not sure if they accept them from non-subscribers or not, but this is such a great magazine I reccomend subscribing anyway! £15 a year(UK)available from Poetry Now Magazine Remus House Coltsfoot Drive Woodston Peterborough PE2 9JX