Publishers, Publications, and Blogs

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North Carolina Publishers

Asheville Poetry Review Local poetry publication based in Asheville.

Backbone Press

Carolina Wren Press

Cave Wall a print journal

Change Seven Magazine

Horse & Buggy Press

Jacar PressA North Carolina literary poetry press who publishes collections as well as chapbooks and anthologies, and has published NC poets like Kathryn Stripling Byer, Jaki Shelton Green, Shelby Stephenson, Joseph Bathanti, and more.

Longleaf Press

Main Street Rag Publishing CompanyPublishing a literary magazine in North Carolina since 1996. Also publishes poetry books and chapbooks as well as short fiction collections and anthologies, novels and novellas.

Press 53 A publisher of literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, located in Winston-Salem, NC.

Sable Books – A North Carolina hybrid press that publishes all genres including poetry, and has a chapbook contest each February.


Online Journals

Connotation Press
One by Jacar Press
Press 53’s online journal is Prime Number Magazine
Redheaded Stepchild  –   accepts only submissions rejected by other magazines
Wild Goose Poetry Review

NC Writing Organizations and Societies

NC Arts Council –
NC Haiku Society –
NC Writer’s Network –
NC Poetry Council –

Festivals, Conferences & Events

A Gathering of Poets
West End Poetry Festival
A Walk into April (Barton College)
Poetry Hickory

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