Poetic Matrix Press

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We are saddened by the recent loss of Francisco X. Alarcon and so pleased that we had the opportunity to publish him; Lyn Lifshin, Brandon Cesmat, Gail & Charles Entrekin, James Downs, Grace Marie Grafton, Leroy Moore, Kim Shuck, Tomas Gayton.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
3 to 6 months
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Editorial Focus

If poets and lovers of poetry don't write, publish, read, and purchase poetry books then we will have no say in the quality of our contemporary culture and no excuse for the abuses of language, ideas, truth, beauty, and love in our cultural life.

Tips From the Editor

We are happy to look over good quality, well written poetry but we only publish 3-5 books per year. Please look over our titles to see the kind of work we publish before submitting. To a large extent we look for poetry that has turned the corner and gone from being caught in the wreak of one's life to a more Buddhist understanding. We look for poetry that gives us the experience rather than tells us about it. Please send individual poems in the body of an email for review.

Contact Information

John Peterson, Publisher
PO Box 1223
Madera, CA 93639
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Last updated: Jun 06, 2022