POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY have you entered the Poetry Contest?

   � Enter our Poetry Contest!: Deadline: September 20, 2008
   Almost 200 paid entries have been sent to the judges so far.
   100% of the entry fees will be divided amongst the top three scoring
   points, in addition to the many prizes, offered by our sponsors,
   which will be given to everyone who enterrs, just for entering.

   Click on "2008 Poetry Contest" from the main PSH menu for all the
   details on how to enter, or e-mailGuidelines@PoetrySuperHighway.com
   to have them automatically e-mailed to you.

   � Listen to Archived PSH Live Shows
   Last week's open reading is in the PSH Live archive along with all
   shows we've broadcast over the last year. Get your fix of audible
   poetry. Click on PSH Live from the main Poetry Super Highway menu to

Issue # 568 - ISSN: 1523-6587

August 18 - 24, 2008

   this week:

   ~ This week featuring poets from LONG BEACH, CA and HOKITIKA, NZ

   ~ 4 new poetry and writing related links added this week.

   ~ FREE STALLION: POEMS by AMBER TAMBLYN featured this week in the PSH

   ~ PSH LIVE Schedule: Open Reading - September 14th

   ~ Poetry / Writing related Classified Ads.


   ~ This week's featured poets are:


   STEVE DE FRANCE lives in Long Beach, California.

  NICHOLAS MESSENGER (Hokitika, New Zealand) had his first poems
   published in New Zealand as a schoolboy. He won the Glover Poetry
   award in the 1970�s. In recent years he has had work published in a
   good number of online magazines. He was born in 1945, completed a
   degree at Auckland University, travelled extensively, and lived at
   various times in France, England and Japan. He has worked at many
   jobs, including seaman, security guard and demolition worker, and for
   a long time made his living as a teacher, of science, art, and
   languages, in High Schools in New Zealand, and of English in Japan.
   Now he is running a home-stay business in Hokitika. He has been
   married twice and has two grown-up children.

   Click on "POETS OF THE WEEK" from the main PSH menu to read their


   Here are all of the new sites added to the Poetry Super Highway's 
   poetry and writing links sections.

   You can find the actual links on the PSH website in the 3 poetry links
   categories. Click on "Add Your Link Here" from the main PSH menu to 
   add your poetry/writing website to our directory.


   Feel inspired? Wrote something you want to share? This group is for
   all who share a passion for writing.. be it poetry or prose.. but
   mainly blessed poetry :) so come on and share your writings peeps!!
   lets fascinate each other with our power on words.

   This is a group designed to help professional and aspiring poets
   (writers, screenwriters & songwriters) find and post information
   about poetry organizations, publishing/small press, book releases,
   poetry contests and award info, festivals, and whatever else we need
   to know. The goal is eventually to have a forum where people can hear
   first hand reports on almost any literary events in Canada and

   ~ 2:00 A.M.: A POETRY GROUP
   A place (on Facebook) to post poetry and put it up for discussion.
   From original poetry to something by one of your favorite poets, this
   is the place to see how other people feel about a beautiful piece of
   writing you love.

   The Facebook group dedicated to poetry and poets around the world.
   Membership is open and diverse - from high-school students to
   award-winning poets with over 37 countries represented.


   Featured this week in the PSH Bookstore:

   Free Stallion: Poems by Amber Tamblyn

   "A fine fruitful gestation of throbbingly nascent sexuality awakened
   in young new language."

      -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

   "Here's a poet with the courage and liveliness to speak for her
   generation -- and for mine. She is not afraid of politics or
   anti-politics of either the government or of her body, including the
   twists of emotional beauty and deep rage. To paraphrase Emerson,
   these poems are as old as the rock and as new as the foam."

      -- Michael McClure

   Hardcover, 96 pages, published by Simon & Schuster, (August, 2005)

   ~ If you are or were a featured poet of the week on the Poetry Super
   Highway AND  you have a book available through Amazon.com, please let
   me know so we can feature your work in the Poetry Super Highway
   Bookstore in a new section just for former featured poet's books.
   Write books@PoetrySuperHighway.com with your name and the title of
   the book.


   Our Live events are hosted through BlogTalk Radio and can be accessed
   during the event by visiting http://blogtalkradio.com/psh and
   clicking on the "Click to Listen" button.You can listen to the shows
   through your web browser as well as call in and ask questions live
   through by dialing (646) 716-7362 during the live broadcast.Can't or
   don't want to call in? You can ask questions live during the show's
   broadcast time by sending an instant message to RickPoet on AIM.If
   you can't make the live time, you can also listen to any past show by
   visiting http://blogtalkradio.com/psh and clicking on the show's
   title. (As well as subscribe to all of our shows through iTunes or
   any other software you use to listen to podcasts.

   Upcoming Shows:

   Sunday September 14 ~ 2:00 pm (pacific)
   Call in and read your poetry, open mic style. No content or style
   restrictions. Share details about your local poetry community with
   our listeners. We want to hear you!

   Sunday, October 5, 2008, 2:00 pm (pacific)
   We'll announce the winners of our currently running poetry contest in
   this special PSH Live event. Listen to it live and if any of the
   winners happen to be listening, they'll be invited to call in and
   read their winning entries live on the air.

   Recently Archived broadcasts:

   Sunday August 10
   Listen to our August, 2008 open reading featuring poets from
   Calabasas, CA, Encino, CA, Delray Beach, FL, Columbus, OH,
   Pipersville, PA, Burbank, CA, Sonoma, CA and Atlanta, GA. Also hear
   the fascination at the beginning of the show as Rick discovers the
   buttons to put people on the air weren't working. ;)

   Sunday July 13
   Listen to a conversation with the 2008 Poetry Contest Judges to learn
   what they look for when they are scoring your contest entry poems. 
   The three judges also read their own work as well as a poem by
   another poet they chose.  If you're considering entering this year's
   poetry contest, this is an essential listen to get insights from the
   contest judges.

   Poetry Super Highway Live would love to host your reading, interview,
   contest promotion or other poetry/writing related show. Please e-mail
   your show idea to Rick@PoetrySuperHighway.com, and we'll take it from

AND SO ON . . .

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   For information on placing Poetry Related classifieds ads on the
   Poetry Super Highway web page and weekly e-mail outburst, send an
   e-mail to: classifieds@PoetrySuperHighway.com


   Voices The Israel English Poetry AssociationThe bridge between
   English speaking poets and Anglo poets around the world. Sponsored by
   the British Council.We are launching our 19th international Reuben
   Rose Poetry contest and our 34th annual poetry anthology.Reuben Rose
   Contest prizes: US$500; US$200; US$100. The Judge: Richard
   Berengarten (aka Burns). He teaches at Cambridge University, where he
   is a Bye- Fellow at Downing College. Founder of the Annual Cambridge
   Poetry Festival. http://www.richardburns.eu/site/ Entry Fee: NIS15;
   US$5; �4; �3; per poem payable by check to Voices Israel or in cash.
   Submissions up to forty lines per poem are unlimited, in two copies;
   one without participant's details. Send to Voices Israel, P.O.Box
   236, Kiriat Ata, 28101, Israel. Deadline; Oct.7th. 2008. Winners will
   be notified by November 30th 2008 andpublished in our newsletter and
   in Poets & Writers magazine. For further details please e-mail
   mikeschd@yizrael.org.ilOur Package Deal; A maximum of four of your
   Reuben Rose contest submissions can also be forwarded simultaneously
   to Helen Bar Lev (Chief Ed.) by email; hbarlev@netvision.net.il to be
   considered for publication in the Voices Israel Anthology 2009.
   Anthology cost; NIS40/US$20/ which includes packaging and posting.


   The Brides' Fair by Hal Fleming, an annual folkloric even in the Mid
   Atlas Mountains of North Africa, serves as an exotic setting for a
   novel of diplomatic intrigue and terrorism. Advertise with us!
   Author & Book Promotions -- a resource directory which promotes
   literary works by authors. http://www.author-promotion.com


   This month, the staff of Unlikely 2.0 is proud to two visual artists,
   nine poets, seven storytellers (including Tom Bradley reading aloud
   via the terror of podcasting), essays on war, patriotism, religion,
   and Leave It to Beaver, and a detailed study, with film and text, of
   the activities of Cinematheque Films, a Paris-based student
   organization run by Tim Barrus, who used to be Navajo but the L. A.
   Weekly says he's not anymore. Check us out at


   "Average Bears" by award winning poet, LB Sedlacek.Poems include
   title poem plus 44 others. Also available,"Red Headed Eskimos" and
   "Hemlock Suicides"


   If you are a Hoosier and have written some environmental poems, this
   is the contest for you! Deadline: September 30, 2008. Entry fee: $1
   per poemThe royalties from the chapbook will go directly to Mounds
   State Park of Anderson, IN.For details, please visit
   http://srsmith25.tripod.com/tranquilmoments/id34.html .


   Experienced Poetry and Writing MentorWork with Linda Leedy Schneider,
   an award winning internationally published poet, poetry editor,
   college writing instructor, and certified psychotherapist in private
   practice. Receive feedback through E-mail and telephone conferences.
   Beginning or experienced writers welcome. Complimentary initial
   consultation. References available. Most of the writers Linda has
   mentored have been published, some have pursued advanced degrees, and
   several are teaching at the college level. Linda believes that a
   regular writing ritual leads to authenticity and personal
   growth. (616) 942-7179 or Loschneide@aol.com


   Science Fiction Poetry Association
   http://www.sfpoetry.com/Membership - $21/year US/Canada/Mexico,
   $25/year Internationalpayable through PayPal to
   sfpatreasurer@gmail.com or by check toSFPA Treasurer, PO Box 4846,
   Covina, CA 91746


   Southern California Haiku Study Group
   http://www.socalhaiku.org/Meets the third Saturday of every month,
   from 2-4 pmat the Pacific Asia Museum, 46 North Los Robles
   Ave, Pasadena, California 91101.


   Instant Publisher offers the ability for you to print professional 
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   This is the cheapest way to get bookstore quality books of your 
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   Christine Bruness won The 2008 Covert Press Chapbook Contest in may
   2008. Christine's new chapbook: "Alley Cat", with a forward by John
   Dorsey, is now available from Covert Press. Cost: $5.00, includes
   shipping and handling. Covert Press Link: http://www.covertpress.com/
   Christine Bruness's website: www.chatnoirstudios.com .


   19th International Reuben Rose Poetry Competition 2008. Prizes. Ist
   prize US$500; 2nd prize;US$200; 3rd Prize;US$100. Deadline for
   entries October 7th. Winners announced in December together with Hon.
   Mentions; to be published in our annual Voices anthology. Entries
   unlimited at US$5 per entry payable to Voices Israel. Poem length
   less than� 40 lines.� Address.Voices Israel. P.O.Box 236, Kiryat Ata
   Israel�28101. For more details, e-mail mikeschd@yizrael.org.il.
   Judge: poet Richard Berengarten aka Richard Burns. Teaches at
   Cambridge University. (sponsored by the British Council)


   Just released. Dragons Dance Volume One. a spoken word CD featuring
   the poetry of Lawrence R. Berger. get your copy today! The CD's
   are $10 U.S. each and run for a total of 20 minuets. to get your copy
   send your check or money order to :L Berger C/O skysaje EnterPrizes
   50 Amesbury Rd. Rochester, NY 14623.


   Sixth year. Fourteen cash prizes totaling $5,250. Top prize $2,000.
   Submit poems in any style or genre. Both published and unpublished
   work accepted. Winning entries published online. Entry fee is $6 for
   every 25 lines, payable to Winning Writers. Postmark deadline:
   September 30. Judges: J.H. Reid, D.C. Konrad. Submit online or mail
   to Winning Writers, Attn: Tom Howard Poetry Contest, 351 Pleasant
   Street, PMB 222, Northampton, MA 01060. Winning Writers is proud to
   be one of "101 Best Websites for Writers" (Writer's Digest,
   2005-2008). More information: http://www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry


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   A Poet's Haggadah: Passover Through the Eyes of Poets edited by Rick

   36 Poets reinterpret the traditional themes and text of the Passover
   Haggadah through their own unique lenses. Guaranteed to add something
   different to your own seders and a great read! Edited by Los Angeles
   Poet Rick Lupert (Creator of the Poetry Super Highway) Includes work
   from Helen Bar-Lev, Lynne Bronstein, Salvatore Buttaci, Howard
   Camner, Larry Colker, devin davis, Barbara Elovic, Robert Klein
   Engler, David Gershator, Leslie Halpern, Claudia Handler, Daniel Y.
   Harris, Elizabeth Iannaci, Marc Jampole, Rachel Kann, Beth Kanter,
   Peggy Landsman, Michael Levy, Jake Marmer, Ellyn Maybe, Heather
   McNaugher, Daniel Olivas, Judith Pacht, Jaimes Palacio, Jonathan
   Penton, Joan Pond, Lanie Shanzyra P. Rebancos, Richard Schiffman, G.
   David Schwartz, Adam Shechter, Diana Sher, Scott Alixander Sonders,
   Julia Stein, S. Thomas Summers, Pam Ward and Misha Weidman.

   More info and get the book here: http://www.poetseder.com/


   A Man With No Teeth Serves Us Breakfast
   is Rick Lupert's latest release and the author's 11th book written
   during two weeks in Boston and London during the summer of 2006. It's
   a reverse trip through the American Revolution with a special stop to
   tread on the remains of King George The III and an introduction by
   Brendan Constantine. Read sample poems and learn how to get your copy
   here: http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/noteeth.html

   See a video of Rick reading from this book here:

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