Q: What are Poetry Now’s submissions guidelines?

A: We accept poetry, book reviews, event commentary, poetry-related articles and interviews. Accompanying these with short biographies and pictures (B&W or high-contrast color JPEGs are preferred) is welcomed. Please submit 3-6 poems at a time. Include your name, address, phone number and email address on each page. Email submissions of poetry are not encouraged. Please send your work along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Poetry Now c/o
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Reviews, articles and pictures can be sent via email to:
poetrynow@sacramentopoetrycenter.org

Please keep book reviews between 500-1500 words, event commentaries between 100-250 words and interviews and articles between 500-2000 words.

Please note that accepted work will also be available on our website:
http://www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org

Q: Where is the SPC located?

A: 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95814 (the corner of 25th and R).

Q: How do I advertise in Poetry Now?

A: You can purchase a 3X5 ad in Poetry Now for $25. Simply mail a check to the Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95814. Please specify what the payment is for. You can email the ad to: poetrynow@sacramentopoetrycenter.org. Jpegs and Word documents are preferred.

Q: How do I get my event listed on the SPC calendar and in Poetry Now?

A: Email the information regarding the event by the 5th of the month preceding the event to: calendar@sacramentopoetrycenter.org.

Q: Where can I find a copy of Poetry Now?

A: Poetry Now is available at the SPC office, The Book Collector, The Open Book, Beers Books, Infusion Lounge, and various other bookstores, cafes, and community centers around Sacramento.

Q: How do I get my book on Poetry Now’s recently released list?

A: Email poetrynow@sacramentopoetrycenter.org with the title, author and other relevant information regarding the book.

Q: How much does Poetry Now cost?

A: Current issues are free; back issues are available for $3 each. Send a check or money order to: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95814 and specify which issue you would like us to send.

Q: How do I subscribe to Poetry Now?

A: Poetry Now is sent to members of the Sacramento Poetry Center. The standard membership rate is $25 ($15 if you’re on a fixed income or are a student). Send your check or money order to: Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95814.

Q: How do I submit book reviews, event reviews, interviews and/or articles?

A: Reviews, articles and pictures can be sent via email to: poetrynow@sacramentopoetrycenter.org. You can also mail these, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to: Poetry Now c/o Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St., Sacramento, CA 95814. Please note that accepted work will also be available on our website: http://www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org.