TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics
George Orwell, Joan Didion, and Natasha Trethewy have all discussed "Why I Write." We're interested in extending this tradition in an upcoming issue. Send us a short creative essay addressing "Why I Write Poetry."
Submit pieces of 300-1200 words (or a poem on the topic) by July 15.
Please use our online system to submit your essay or poem. When you create a new submission, use the title "Why I Write Poetry" (even if there's a different essay or poem title inside the file you upload). If you're not registered already, you'll need to create an account as an Author in our system (check the Author box in addition to the Reader box on the registration page. Then, log in to submit your work.
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