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Jendi ReiterJendi Reiter’s favorite resources and markets for writers. Below are the most popular categories. See the full list at right.

Advice for Writers

Prepare a professional-looking manuscript and map an effective contest strategy


Essential tools for writers and outstanding works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry

Literary Forums

Get feedback on your work and advice on how to navigate the publishing industry

Magazines and Literary Journals

Innovators in print and online, with special attention to humor, war, sports, religion, and children’s literature

Markets and Contests for Writers

Venues that pay writers for their work. Contests usually ask for a reading fee, markets usually do not. Most poetry manuscripts today are published through contests, except for well-established authors

Poetry Critiques

A close look at the choices and techniques that form a poem

Resources and Contests for Students and Educators

Contests, advice, and hubs for young writers; tools for educators

Scam Busting

Spot scam contests, questionable agencies, and marketing gimmicks

Our Contests

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest

Prizes: $2,250
Deadline: Apr 1, 2016
Most Recent Winners
No Fee!

North Street Book Prize for Self-Published Books

Prizes: $6,000
Deadline: Jun 30, 2016

Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest

Prizes: $4,000
Deadline: Sep 30, 2015
Most Recent Winners

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