says of itself: "Ploughshares is published in April, August, and December in quality paperback" and that it is "known for its compelling fiction and poetry."
Getting in Ploughshares is a big deal if you are a poet. Getting your poetry published
is this magazine
is easier if you have been on the scene
and are making a name for yourself.
They usually have a guest-editor who is a a prominent
writer. They say that this big shot
is a writer who "explore
, and literary
Ploughshares was founded in 1971 by "a group of writers regularly gathered in a little Irish pub
, the Plough & Stars, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to discuss art
, and politics
..." who were " frustrated by the lack of a literary outlet in New England for new writers."
"They wanted a journal that would wake up the staid and stuffy publishing world, a journal that would show the establishment what strong and vibrant voices were coming from this new generation of writers. " Now, they are known as the very type of literary journal
that they fought
They may be found at:http://www.pshares.org