Poetry Book or Chapbook Reviews

We are still accepting physical copies of Poetry Books or Chapbooks for review to post here and on our FB page, and other social media. If you’d like to snail mail a poetry book or chapbook for review, just email thepoetrymarket@yahoo.com for our mailing address. We’d love to review your works for you!

New: “The Blue Eyed Side” (poem novel)

New poem novel from Cyberwit and LB Sedlacek

LB Sedlacek

Mikeal is a kite surfer in North Carolina, raised by his grandparents.  After they are murdered, he rents the inherited cottage to Alexis, an actress.  Together this unlikely pair decides to investigate.  Award winning poet, LB Sedlacek, takes you into a dark mountain tale in this new poem novel published by Cyberwit, “The Blue Eyed Side.”   Cover photo of Blue Ridge Parkway by LB Sedlacek. 

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The Poetry Market Ezine says GOODBYE

We have just published our last issue of “The Poetry Market Ezine” with the December 2020 issue. We’ve been publishing this ezine just for poets for 20 years! It’s been a blast. This website will stay up as we will continue to offer our Poem Critique Service. Our Facebook page is: @thepoetrymarketezine Thanks for subscribing and reading over the years. Here’s wishing you poetical success!

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My poems about “Pete’s Diner” are in the November issue of “Hill Rag”

LB Sedlacek

The November issue of “Hill Rag” has published my poems on Pete’s Diner. Pete’s is a Diner on Capitol Hill. It’s right across the street from the Madison Bldg of the Library of Congress. They have great food! It was my honor to have my poems included. Check it out: https://issuu.com/capitalcommunitynews/docs/hill-rag-magazine-november-2020/84

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Review of “Electric Melt” (How to Write, Publish, Read Walt Whitman and Survive as a Writer and Poet)

LB Sedlacek

“This book is a compilation of essays about writing, publishing, editing and surviving life as a writer and poet. You can read one essay in a sitting, and put the book aside until you have more time to read more. The essays do not have to be read consecutively – you can pick and choose which ones you want to read or not and/or which ones you want to read first, or last or in-between all the others.Writing is a difficult business, if you are trying to make a living of any sort with it. As many writers tend to be working on their own, if you can’t find writing opportunities then you need to try to make your own. Poetry is also a difficult business if you want to have any sort of success with it at all. You have to create your own opportunities with it as well…

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The Poet Protection Plan

For poets: Book or E-book, now available #poets #writinglife

LB Sedlacek

The essays or articles in this new book are about writing, or marketing yourself as a writer. Navigating your life as a writer or poet, may be difficult. Do you have another job besides writing? Even if you have a writing related job, you are probably doing that to supplement your writer life income. There’s hope! At least, that’s what these essays are all about, how you can gel your regular work life with your work as a writer.


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