Poetry Publishing Workshop with Stevie Edwards

The Chicago Poetry Center presents a Poetry Publishing Workshop with Stevie Edwards.

*** HEALTH & SAFETY NOTE: We are requesting that attendees mask for this event. Thank you for your cooperation! ***

Interested in getting your poetry published in magazines, journals, and the like?

Chicago Poetry Center is proud to partner with Stevie Edwards to offer a workshop designed to help you get your work out into the world in print and online.

Topics discussed will include research resources and techniques, cover letter development, and how to select poems for submission. Poets with all levels of experience and working in all styles are welcome.

Space is limited — register today!!!


Stevie Edwards is a Lecturer at Clemson University. She holds a PhD in creative writing from the University of North Texas and an MFA in poetry from Cornell University. Stevie’s poems have appeared in Poetry Magazine, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of poetry collections Quiet Armor (Northwestern University Press / Curbstone, 2023), Humanly (Small Doggies Press, 2015), and Good Grief (Write Bloody Publishing, 2012), as well as the chapbook Sadness Workshop (Button Poetry, 2018). Edwards is currently the Poetry Editor of The South Carolina Review and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Elysium Review. She also served for a decade as the Founding Editor-in-Chief of Muzzle Magazine and was formerly the Senior Editor in Book Development for YesYes Books. She has also read for book contests at Sundress and Write Bloody and served on the editorial staff for EPOCH, American Literary Review, and Albion Review. In recent years, she has been a recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from Sewanee Writers’ Conference and a VSC Fellowship from Vermont Studio Centers. Originally a Michigander, she now lives in South Carolina with her husband and a small herd of rescue pitbulls (Daisy, Tinkerbell, and Peaches).



“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.