Poetry Formatting Tutorial for Online Submissions

Submissions for the 2016 Texas Poetry Calendar are already flying in, and each time I check out a fresh batch of poems, I feel honored to be trusted with this project.

Dos Gatos Press went to online-only submissions a few years ago. For the Poetry Calendar (and for most publications I’ve encountered), your poems must be submitted in one cohesive document, with a different poem on each page. Every submission cycle, there are poets who have questions about how to put everything into one document.

To help those poets out, I shot a brief tutorial. I use Word 2013, but this technique has worked in every word processor I’ve used, including OpenOffice. Check it out below, and feel free to share!

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