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P&W's Directory of Poets and Writers lists names, addresses, and publication credits for 9,577 contemporary authors. The Directory is a must for writers interested in connecting with their peers. It's also a great resource for editors, agents, and reading series coordinators.
Thank you for your interest in applying to be listed in our Directory of American Poets and Writers. Before applying, please read the Evaluation Criteria below to see if you are eligible for listing. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Directory Administrator.
Applications are evaluated on a point system. Poets, ﬁction writers, creative nonﬁction writers, and spoken word artists are invited to apply. You must have 12 points in a category to be listed; i.e. you must have 12 poetry credits to be listed as a poet.
The following count as points for listing:
The following do not count as points for listing: