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The Great American Poetry Show Volume 1

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Published in 2005 as the first volume in a series of poetry anthologies to be published about every five years. The editors chose this publishing schedule to give themselves enough time to put together what they considered to be excellent collections of poems. For Volume 1, ads requesting submissions of poems in English were placed in several poetry magazines. Within three and a half years, quicker than expected, Volume 1 was published. The editors reviewed over 8,000 poems and selected 113 poems by 84 poets from all walks of life. The poets published included Ronald Douglas Bascombe, Anne Myra Benjamin, Sara Berkeley, G. C. Brown, Alan Catlin, Ruth Daigon, Stephanie Dickinson, Doug Draime, Hector E. Estrada, Michael C Ford, Brad Johnson, Zane Kotker, Lyn Lifshin, Nicholas Pastrone, Walt Peterson, Miriam Sagan, Nicki Selditz, Tom Smith, Elizabeth Wilder, Fredrick Zydek, and many more. If you love poems, you will find great enjoyment in reading Volume 1 of The Great American Poetry Show.

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The Great American Poetry Show Volume 3

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Published in 2015 as the third volume in a series of poetry anthologies to be published about every five years. The editors chose this publishing schedule to give themselves enough time to put together what they considered to be excellent collections of poems. Starting in 2010, ads requesting submissions of poems for Volume 3 were placed in several poetry magazines. The editors reviewed over 25,000 poems submitted and selected 135 poems by 73 poets from all walks of life. The poets published included David Alpaugh, Regina Murray Brault, John F. Buckley, Mathieu Cailler, Alan Catlin, Philip Dacey, Lucille Lang Day, Steve De France, Paul Dickey, Curt Eriksen, CB Follett, Jonathan Greenhause, Linda Hutchison, David James, Noel King, Richard Michael Levine, Lyn Lifshin, David McAleavey, Theresa McCall-Miller, Nancy Carol Moody, Berwyn Moore, Carol Shillibeer, Raymond Southall, Chrys Tobey, Charles Harper Webb, and many more. If you love poems, you will find great enjoyment in reading Volume 3 of The Great American Poetry Show.

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The Great American Poetry Show Volume 2

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Published in 2010 as the second volume in a series of poetry anthologies to be published about every five years. The editors chose this publishing schedule to give themselves enough time to put together what they considered to be excellent collections of poems. Starting in 2005, ads requesting submissions of poems for Volume 2 were placed in several poetry magazines. The editors reviewed over 15,000 poems submitted and selected 134 poems by 92 poets from all walks of life. The poets published included John C. Bird, Don Brennan, Howard Camner, Carol Carpenter, Joan Riley Clarkson, Stephanie Dickinson, Maureen Tolman Flannery, Howard Good, John Grey, Tom Holmes, Carrie Jerrell, Ellaraine Lockie, Leonard Orr, Kevin Pilkington, Doug Ramspeck, E. M. Schorb, Dee Sunshine, Lois Swann, Sarah Brown Weitzman, and many more. If you love poems, you will find great enjoyment in reading Volume 2 of The Great American Poetry Show.

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The Great American Poetry Show Volume 4

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Volume 4 of The Great American Poetry Show was published as a digital edition in 2021 as the fourth volume in a series of poetry anthologies to be published about every five years. For this volume the publisher republished Volume 1 and Volume 2 of Urthkin, a literary magazine whose sole two volumes were published in 1978 and 1979. The writers published in Volume 1 of Urthkin included Kathryn Machan Aal, Nova Trimble Ashley, Steven Ford Brown, E. G. Burrows, William Doreski, L. S. Fallis, Michael C Ford, Charles Ghigna, William Heath, Terry Kennedy, Charles Lynch, G. E. Murray, Opal L. Nations, Kevin Pilkington, Nikki Selditz, Mary Kathryn Stillwell, John Stevens Wade, Peter Wild, and many more. The writers published in Volume 2 of Urthkin included Morgan Alexander, Michael Andrews, Steven Ford Brown, Joan Colby, Paul H. Cook, Dennis Cooper, Alice Fulton, John Harris, Tom Hawkins, Haywood Jackson, Ronald Koertge, Michael G. Leigh, Martin Levy, Carol Lewis, Gerald Locklin, Mark McCloskey, Sterling D. Plumpp, Shreela Ray, Doren Robbins, sarah, Nikki Selditz, Laurel Speer, Meg Vitali, Scott D. Wannberg, Dave Ward, A. D. Winans, F. N. Wright, and many more. If you love poems, you will find great enjoyment in reading Volume 4 of The Great American Poetry Show.