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POETRY SUPER HIGHWAY: LAST WEEK to enter poetry contest

--  ) One week left to enter the 2006 Poetry Super Highway Poetry
   Contest.  The deadline is this Saturday, October 7th.

   Everyone gets a prize just for entering thanks to our many sponsors!

   Don't miss your chance to win the cash prize (100% of the entry fees
   collected divided amongst the top 3 scoring poets).

   See the entire prize list along with all the entry guidelines by clicking on
   "2006 Poetry Contest" from the main PSH menu or e-mail
   Guidelines@PoetrySuperHighway.com to have them automatically
   e-mailed to you.

   Over 300 Paid entries have been received so far!

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THE POETRY  SUPER HIGHWAY  WEEKLY  VIRTUAL UPDATE
http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/
ISSN: 1523-6587

    October 2-8, 2006

   this week:

   ~ This week featuring poets from Boston, MA and Ventura, CA

   ~ 5 new poetry and writing related link added this week.

   ~ THE FACTS ON FILE COMPANION TO 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN
      POETRY (COMPANION TO LITERATURE) edited by BURT
      KIMMELMAN featured this week in the Poetry Resource Books section
      of the PSH Bookstore.

   ~ Poetry / Writing related Classified Ads.

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POETS  OF THE WEEK

   ~ This week's featured poets are CHAZ SOUTHARD and F. ALBERT SALINAS:

   CHAZ SOUTHARD (Boston, Massachussetts) is a Boston-area native who
   was injured a few years ago in a freak ocean diving accident and is now
   a�wheelchair-bound�activists and advocate for stem cell research. Poetry and
   the written word has always been a comforting shoulder to lean on, express,
   and heal. Now he spends his days, writing biweekly on his weblog, attending
   graduate school, painting and dreaming of the day he'll be able to put
my feet
   back on the ground.

   F. ALBERT SALINAS' (Ventura, California) poetry and fiction has appeared on
   The CyberMuse, Rogue Scholar, Confused Muse, and in the Student Voices
   Anthology for Santa Barbara. He has read his poetry and fiction in nine
states
   including the Hidden Treasure Reading Series in the Bronx in New York City,
   The Gathering of the Minds in San Francisco and The Poetry Read at
   Moorpark College in California. Sighs of the Seraphim, a book of his
poetry and
   short stories was released in January of 2005, and 37 Poems about Women
   I Haven�t Slept With�went�to print in�June of 2006. According to
Coastal Woman
   Magazine, he is one of the top 20 bachelors in Santa Barbara, Ca (even though
   he lives in Ventura!?).


   Click on "FEATURED POETS" from the main PSH menu to read their work.

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NEW  POETRY SUPER  HIGHWAY  LINKS

   Here are all of the new sites added to the Poetry Super Highway's 3 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.


   NEW ONLINE POETRY RESOURCES LISTINGS THIS WEEK:

   ~ BEYOURSELFPOETRY FORUM
   Come post poetry, get and give critic and have fun. This is a new
poetry forum!

   ~ GREETING MARKETS
   Online resource offers list of Greeting Card Companies currently accepting
   submissions from freelance writers, artists, illustrators and photographers.
   List includes company needs/requirements, website links, submission
   guidelines and mailing addresses.

   ~ LISA'S POETRY CONTEST
   Modest prizes $250, $125, $75, with free publication to top 13, free copy of
   anthology book also to top 13. Author retains copyrights


   NEW INDIVIDUAL POETS PAGES LISTINGS THIS WEEK:

   ~ POEMS, BOOKS, ART, CUSTOM MAGICAL MOMENTS
   Check out my books, poems and art!

   ~ PHAYVANH LUEKHAMHAN
   My personal poetry site, with samples, photos, bio, gigs and journal.


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POETRY  SUPER HIGHWAY  BOOKSTORE

   Featured this week in the Poetry Resource Books section of the PSH Bookstore:

   THE FACTS ON FILE COMPANION TO 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY
   (COMPANION TO LITERATURE) edited by BURT KIMMELMAN

   This A-Z compendium of 500-plus signed entries presents an eclectic approach
   to the study of twentieth-century American poetry, reflecting the wide
variety
   of poetic styles, schools, and movements of the century. Kimmelman, a
   professor of English at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and himself a
   poet, draws upon the expertise of 244 academic contributors from all parts of
   the country and abroad. Analysis by contributors from academic
institutions in
   Australia, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Israel, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan,
   and the U.K. lends unique cross-cultural perspectives. Entries range in
length
   from 500 to 2,000 words, and each has a bibliography. In addition to
individual
   poets, coverage encompasses important poems and collections as well as
   topics such as Caribbean poetic influences, Deep image poetry, Fugitive/
   Agrarian school, and Poetry journals. Of note is the book's expert inclusion
   of African American poets and poetry Entries offer extensive, authoritative
   interpretations of well-known poets Maya Angelou, Rita Dove, and Langston
   Hughes, to name three, and entries for lesser-known writers like the late
   modernist African American poet Melvin Tolson.

   A work that attempts to offer an encyclopedic treatment of such a broad topic
   in one volume will no doubt contain omissions, but this does not detract from
   the overall quality, relevance, and caliber of the book. A valuable companion
   to standard reference sources like Gale's Contemporary Poets series or
   Poetry for Students series, it is recommended for all public libraries and
   undergraduate collections and is sure to be a handy reference guide during
   National Poetry Month and Black History Month. Diana Kirby

   Copyright � American Library Association. All rights reserved


   ~ 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.

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AND SO  ON . . .

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POETRY  CLASSIFIEDS

   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
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   Slipstream Poetry Contest
   $1,000 prize plus 50 professionally-printed copies of your book. Send up to
   40 pages of poetry: any style, format, or theme (or no theme), plus a SASE
   with correct postage for the return of your manuscript, and a $15 check,
   bank draft, or money order for reading fee. Everyone who enters the contest
   receives a copy of the winning chapbook plus one complimentary issue of
   Slipstream magazine. Deadline is Dec. 1, 2006. Send to: Slipstream Poetry
   Contest, PO Box 2071, Niagara Falls, NY 14301. For more information visit:
   http://www.slipstreampress.org/

   Read about our 2006 winner, Terry Godbey, by clicking on the cover of
   her book, "Behind Every Door.
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   Gerald Locklin's latest collection of poems, Chicago, New Orleans, and Points
   Elsewhere, documents his time in Chicago and The Art Institute, New Orleans
   (before the floods), and the treck back home to Long Beach, California. These
   highly cultural places are launching pads for Locklin's poems. These
poems are
   most than travel poems that document time and place, they dive deeper
into the
   human experience, the meeting of new people, the awareness that happens
   when in an unfamiliar place, the exploration and discovery of a local culture
   that differs from the one you live in back home. They also delve into
personal
   interactions with those closest to Locklin.

   Gerald Locklin has taught English since 1965 at California State University,
   Long Beach and is the author of over 125 books and chapbooks of poetry,
fiction,
   and criticism, with over 3000 poems, stories, articles, reviews, and
interviews
   published in periodicals. If you are a fan of his writing or have yet
to experience it,
   pick up a copy of his new book today from R)v Press. Visit
http://geraldlocklin.com/
   or http://rvpress.net/ to purchase and for additional information.
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   http://LenarPoetryGifts.com/

   Specializing in Poetry Gift Collectibles

   Lenar Poetry is crafted with memorable words to hold the attention of the
   reader, and is designed with eye-catching background art - formatted into
   decorative panorama for display in the home or office. Visit the website
   for product information and a selection of poems in themes of humor,
   fantasy and romance, including spiritually inspired works of faith. Poetry
   on Art is beautifully matted and framed to present as a unique collectible
   gift to friends and relatives; Ideal for gift-giving during Birthdays,
Holidays,
   Valentines Day or any other special occasion.
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   THE GREAT  AMERICAN  POETRY  SHOW  is a hardcover serial poetry
   anthology open year-round to submissions of poems on any subject, in any
   style and in any number with a SASE. Email poems only from outside USA.
   Simultaneous submissions and previously published poems are welcome.
   Each contributor receives one free copy of the volume in which his/her
   work appears. Volume 2 is now accepting submissions at: The Great
   American Poetry Show, P.O. Box 69506, West Hollywood, California 90069
   (or) info@tgaps.net.

   Please check out our website ( http://www.tgaps.net/ )
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   Phee in the realm of Hoops Primeval (Finale)
   At the small college that gave him a scholarship, Phee finds�Dullsville. He
   spends much of preseason at a nearby tavern, neglecting his studies. As
   a freshman starter, he tries to compensate for mostly untalented teammates.
   Losses mount; long-nurtured aspirations crumble. Declared academically
   ineligible, Phee drops out and tries to adjust to life after basketball.
   http://www.edalbaugh.com/
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   TOM HOWARD/JOHN H. REID POETRY CONTEST - LAST CALL!
   $3,500 in prizes, including a top prize of $1,000. Winning entries will be
   published. Submit poems in any style or genre. You may submit work that
   has been published or won prizes elsewhere, as long as you own the
   anthology and online publication rights. Unpublished work is also welcome.
   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 one of the
   "101 Best Web Sites for Writers" (Writer's Digest, 2005 & 2006). More
   information: http://www.winningwriters.com/tompoetry
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   "Average Bears" the new chapbook from award winning poet,
   LB Sedlacek, has just been released. Includes the title poem
   plus 44 others. Ebook or Chapbook version available. Free
   excerpts: http://webpages.charter.net/poppoets/abears.htm
   To order: http://assumenothingpress.blogspot.com
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   Free poetry markets and contests newsletter.
   The Poetry Market Ezine. Published monthly.
   Send any email to poetrymarket-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
   to subscribe or log onto
   http://www.thepoetrymarket.com
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   The Red Book bring's together Ben Barton's small-press poems
   published from 1996-2006. Many have appeared in some of the
   foremost 'little' magazines, including Scriptor, Roadworks, The Ugly
   Tree and X Magazine. Others featured in the BBC film 'No One Reads
   Poetry'. Just one month after its release, the book has made Amazon
   UK's Top 5 on the 'Hot Books' poetry chart.
   Find out more at benbarton.co.uk
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   PUT YOUR  POEMS  ON T-SHIRTS!

   (or your pictures, images, website logos, poetry on t-shirts, sweatshirts,
   coffee mugs, and mouse pads, hats, picture frames, lunch boxes, stickers,
   postcards, calendars, frisbees, and more!)

   Also custom make your own books and CDs with full color art and
   professional packaging.

   Set up your store for free and earn commission from every sale or order
   merchandise for yourself or for gifts.

   visit: http://www.cafepress.com/cp/info/storeref.aspx?refby=rickpoet
   for the details.
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   ATTENTION!!! LAST CALL!!! Re)verb is still looking for some great poetry
   for its 4th issue. Deadline is July 20th (must be postmarked by then). Please
   send 3-5 unpublished pieces via snail mail to Re)verb 11771 Tunstall St.
   Garden Grove, California 92845. Please send a SASE, short bio and cover
   note along with your submission. We do not accept electronic submissions.
   Additional information can be found at http://www.rvlitmags.com/ and soon at
   http://www.rvpress.net/ . If you haven't read an issue yet, you can purchase
   one through the site. You can also check out a sample poem there. Send us
   your best stuff . . . and send it soon!
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   The 17th international Reuben Rose Poetry Contest

   Prizes: US$300; US$150; US$100; US$50. plus ten Hon. Mentions to be
   published in our Voices Anthology 2007
   Entry fee: US$5 per poem. entries unlimited. (Max length 40 lines per
poem....)
   Cheques made payable to Voices Israel. We require 2 copies of each entry,
   1 with name and address.
   Deadline: October 7th. 2006. Winners will be announced at the end of
December.
   Address: Voices Israel. P.O.Box 236 Kiriat Ata Israel. 28101
   Content: General not necessarily on Jewish subjects. Humorous/curious poetry
   
   welcome to be judged by Vera Rich, Member of PEN in England and in Belarus;
   regular reader on the B.B.C. and editor of an annual poetry anthology
Manifold
   Europa.
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   Instant Publisher offers the ability for you to print professional quality,
   perfect bound, with glossy full color cover books, which you lay out yourself
   directly from your computer.

   Your book can be any number of pages with any design you want in black
   and white or full color for the front and back covers.

   You simply download the Instant Publisher software to your computer, lay
   out your book using any program you want (Publisher, Microsoft Word,
   Quark XPress, Adobe Indesign, etc...) and then when you're ready, you
   print over the internet to the Instant Publisher servers.

   In less than 2 weeks, you'll get your books in the mail!

   You can order as few as 25 books if you want. They can also provide ISBN
   and Barcodes for your book if you want, and full color cover design if you
   need it.

   This is the cheapest way to get bookstore quality books of your poetry or
   any other work in almost any quantity.

   Visit http://www.instantpublisher.com/default.asp?afcc=1172 for more info!
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   Poets for Human Rights announces two Human Rights-theme contests:
   Anita McAndrews Poetry Award contest. $100 1st prize. $1 reading fee
   per poem. Alexander Popoff Youth Award (17 and younger) $100 1st prize.
   No reading fee. Deadline: Nov. 15, 2006. Mail submissions with cover
   sheet to: Stazja McFadyen; 100 Waverly Way, #310; Clearwater, Fl.
   33756. For more information, contact stazja@verizon.net
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   Digital Aardvarks Poetry Contest-Deadline Sept. 30, Send 3-5 poems to
   Donna@onlinewebart.com, Prize- Altered Book featuring winner's poetry
   and art by altered book artist/poet Donna Kuhn,
   http://digitalaardvarks.blogspot.com

   Mail Entry Fee of $7 and contact info to: Donna Kuhn, 130 Mattison Lane,
   Aptos, CA 95003

   Winner will be notified by e-mail, announced and featured on blog
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   Dave Barr-famous Chicago poet-First book available-
   http://www.weinbergpress.com - David Hernandezsays "I fully enjoy
   Dave Barr's poetry..." $10.00 postpaid.
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   Hello, my name is Jonathan Penton. Please
   give me narcissistic supply.
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   Coming this Fall from Marsh Hawk Press: Beggars at the Wall by
   Rochelle Ratner, Breaking the Fever by Mary Mackey, and Today's
   Menu by Corinne Robins. Marsh Hawk books present forms and
   sensibilities that have assimilated modern and post-modern traditions
   but expand from these without political or aesthetic bias, outside of
   "schools" yet with affinities to the visual arts. View Marsh Hawk's
   complete catalog on the Internet at http://www.marshhawkpress.org.
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   I'D LIKE TO BAKE YOUR GOODS: The Poet's Experience on
   His Honeymoon in Paris, Rome and Venice is Rick Lupert's
   latest release and the author's 10th book written during two weeks
   of bliss in the summer of 2004. Read sample poems, order the
   book, and see a picture of the back of the author's wife's head
   here: http://PoetrySuperHighway.com/byg.html
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