Monday, November 17, 2008

The latest press release from our friends at Welcomes Six New Favorite Writers in October, Whilst Extending Its Reach Following a Significant New Arrangement with Poetry Website

Six new favorite writers were created in October on, in a month which saw an important new arrangement with, a leading poetry website, come into effect.

Busan, South Korea, November 05, 2008 --( Month after month, new writers and new poems are discovered by during its visits to other poetry sites, and blogs across the Internet. Poems are also often submitted to the Site directly. A proportion of the writers behind these poems are listed as Favorite Writers on the Site.

The six Favorite Writers created in October along with their poems and sites on which they are hosted are as follows:

Jenniffer Jude Slachtovsky with ‘Unzipped’ [on]

Joseph J. Breunig 3rd. with ‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ [on]

Beatrice Van De Vis with - ‘Haiku LIX’ [on]
[discovered through]

- also ‘Diva’ [on]

- and ‘Tanka XIV’ [on]

Rachel Clark with ‘Unleashed’ [on Don’t take my wings- blog]

Nicholas Sheehan with ‘Found’ [on]

John L. Snook, Jr. with ‘Pleasure’s Face’ [on]

Also, in a new and significant advance, poetry site has agreed to incorporate a ‘read request’ link back to, alongside all poems written and hosted on its website. These links offer to all writers of poetry on, an easier method of submitting their poems to for review and possible selection.

In recent comments about this new arrangement, Anthony French, the creator of explained:

“We are very pleased to be working so closely with we see the Site as one of the most vibrant, friendly and accessible out there. Additionally, the standard of poems reaching us from the Site is highly impressive. This may be in part down to the broad array of ‘expert’ guidance made available to its members. In offering this guidance to help writers develop and improve their craft across so many areas, has presented itself as a truly excellent partner. We are confident that the read requests coming in from will steadily grow with time; bringing increased exposure for its writers along with the two sites themselves. We look forward to working more closely with other sites able to offer such a great platform to their members. ”

Lindsay Preston, creator and CEO of also recently voiced thoughts on the relationship between her site and

“WritingRoom is thrilled to have established such a strong reliance with another website so dedicated to helping writers succeed. PoetryDances is a top-notch site and a must-visit for all poets. We are honored to have PoetryDances scouring WritingRoom for poets to add to their site and we are more than pleased to have a "PoetryDances Read Request" button on WritingRoom to help encourage and support writers and their dreams. We look forward to a productive future encouraging and supporting writers with”

Poetry as mentioned can also be submitted directly to along with links to great poems found by users themselves. Additionally, the Site accepts general read requests, which allow its staff to visit and read the work of specific writers on various poetry sites or blogs across the Internet. is free to use subject to the site’s disclaimer and terms of use.


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