Advice for Aspiring Poets on Improving Their Craft and Getting Published

Award-winning author and poet Darlyn Finch Kuhn recommends aspiring poets read a lot of poetry and listen to a lot of poetry to improve their craft. It's important to understand the classic concepts, rules and terminology of poetry, she says, in order to break in. Understanding what works and what doesn't can help strengthen your own writing. Kuhn encourages new poets to sign up for open mic nights and to accept all invitations to do readings. Engaging with an audience and seeing reactions to your...
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