What a hoot, Frank! I did a search for a Wavy-Haired Guide to JH Prynne, but
that one must still be in press. Then tried to register at The Bun Shop to
win the item advertised as "Gliding Along On A Punt With Sala Thong Thai"
and my computer crashed.
Think I'll stick with Publisher's Clearing House--Candice
on 8/8/01 9:57 AM, Frank Parker at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> Food for thought? Okay, I'll quit :) but anyone interested in considering this
> solicitation for poems is welcomed. See below:
> Frank Parker
> [log in to unmask]
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Neal Robbins
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 1:37 AM
> Subject: publisher needs poetry and pays
> To Frank Parker.
> Jenni Tucker (who runs the CBI performance poetry thing and know the likes of
> Anne Berkeley and Peter Howard) has suggested I contact you. I run a small
> guide publishing company in Cambridge that also publishes an email bulletin
> called Local Secrets (www.localsecrets.com). The twice-weekly bulletins
> deliver restaurant discounts to subscribers, but we publish a poem about or
> related to food or eating out or anything loosely related thereto in each
> bulletin. The poems are selected by a judge and published once on-line for a
> payment of £10 each. We then plan to collect the best of the poems in a
> printed collection. Poetry selection for the collection will be paid for
> separately. I am writing to ask if you can help us by putting out a general
> alert to poets that we are looking for contributions. They can send it to us
> at [log in to unmask] Send and questions to me, Neal Robbins.
> Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you.
> With kind regards,
> The Wavy-haired Reader Ltd
> 53-54 Sidney St, 2nd Floor
> Cambridge CB2 3HX
> Tel: 01223 477434
> Fax:01223 327356