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Publishing your Poetry

Publishing your Poetry - brief guidelines from the Poetry Book Society

Reprinted by kind permission of the Poetry Book Society


The Poetry Book Society promotes contemporary poetry by selling the best new books at discounted prices to its members, rather than by publishing poetry or commenting on work submitted to us. However, we hope these guidelines may prove useful:  Read more

Latest changes in the book trade 2

Publishing | Latest changes in the book trade 2

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This newly revised series will look at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

How to get your book translated into English (without it costing the earth)

English Language Editing

If you are not a native English speaker but you want to publish your book in English to make it available to the international market, what do you do?  Read more


Chris Holifield 2017 Chris Holifield runs WritersServices. She has spent her working life in publishing, employed by everything from global corporations to start-ups.  Read more

Contract vetting

Our Contract vetting service will give you an authoritative overview of your contract from a publishing contracts expert

Do you need advice on how to deal with your publishing contract? Writers who are not represented by an agent may feel that they need professional advice on their publisher's contracts, which many authors find mystifying.  Read more

Order check list

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