Joan Gelfand on How to Get Your Poetry Out There

Joan Gelfand provides some helpful information for poets looking to build a wider audience. She sits down with Book Baby for informative interview. See interview.

Joan’s poetry, fiction, reviews, essays and letters have appeared in national and international anthologies, literary journals and webzines. Joan teaches writing for Poetry Inside Out and coaches writers in San Francisco. She is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, Poetry Editor for the “J,” and the Past President of the Women’s National Book Association. Her work has been nominated for Pushcart and Carver Prizes. Joan blogs regularly for the Huffington Post.

Her books are: “A Dreamer’s Guide to Cities and Streams” (SF Bay Press, 2009.) “Here & Abroad,” a chapbook of short fiction (winner of the 2010 Cervena Barva Fiction Award) and “Seeking Center,” Two Bridges Press, 2006. “Transported,” a spoken word CD with original music can be found on itunes & .


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