Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity is the blog and writing resource site by writer Erica Verrillo. Her site is loaded with great articles for writers and the writing life, including listings of publishers, agents, where to get reviews, submission calls, free contests, writing conferences and more.
This list of 20 higher paying poetry markets are mostly no fee (Ploughshares requires a fee to submit) and also includes a link to Verillo’s longer list of 325 paying markets: “If you are not concerned about how much you get paid, see 325 Paying Markets for Short Stories, Poetry, Nonfiction for many more paying markets.”
Erica Verrillo has written seven books and published five. She doesn’t know why anyone with an ounce of self-preservation would ever want to publish. But, if you insist on selling your soul to the devil, learn how to do it right: marketing, literary agents, book promotion, editing, pitching your book, how to get reviews, and … most important of all … everything she did wrong. In the interests of protecting the right to free speech, she did not vote for Trump.