Sunday, January 01, 2006

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The views expressed here reflect the views of the editor and not his employer. Do not construe any statement made on this blog as poetic advice; if you require poetic assistance, contact a poet in your area. Do not rely on statements made on this blog, or opinions from/positions taken by this blog, for the purposes of poetic advice.

Submission Guidelines



Poetry Midwest is closed to submissions.


Defunct Past Projects

Poetry Ink (1995-1997)

Electric Broadsheet (1997-1998)

Dead Verses (2006) -- incorporated into Poetry Midwest

7evens (2006-2008) -- incorporated into Poetry Midwest

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About

Poetry Midwest had a good run for twenty-three issues between 2000 and 2010. During that time, it also published three digital broadsides and one digital chapbook. Then it went on permanent hiatus, and never recovered. You can download this materials here.

Poetry Midwest did not adhere to a specific artistic aesthetic, but aimed to publish work which showed evidence of skillful craftsmanship. I looked for pieces which pushed the boundary of language to capture the essence of experience with vivid imagery while avoiding didacticism. Poetry Midwest was flarf-friendly, but demandingly so.

Poetry Midwest was edited by Matthew W. Schmeer on an Apple Power Macintosh G4 (Gigabit Ethernet) and an iMac Core Duo running MacOS X 10.4.11 using Microsoft Entourage 2004, TextWrangler 2.3, Excalibur 4.0.7, and Pages 3.0.3.

This web site is hosted on Blogger.com, and any HTML & CSS template tweaking was coded using TextWrangler 2.3, Taco HTML Edit and Nvu.