The Internet, PR, And You

The Internet, PR, and You

As this series of tubes both increases and decreases the possibility of human interaction, we at the Potomac Review strive to stay within arm's reach. Please don't get closer than the elbow; some of us are truly omnivorous. This electronic…

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Why We Love Contests

Why we love contests

We had 500 pages of poetry to be read, discussed, hashed over in two weeks when 30 inches of snow trapped the submissions in a closed campus office… wow…Yes, this year’s poetry contest was a challenge but it was worth…

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And The Winner Is……

And the winner is……

For all of those that submitted for the Potomac Review Poetry Contest '10, thank you. We received an overwhelming number of submissions, double-to triple the amount the last time we had a poetry contest. Obviously with a larger pool to…

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Enjoyment Of Odd Book Titles

Enjoyment of Odd Book Titles

Over at The Coachella Review's blog, they talk about the Diagram Prize, awarded to the year's oddest titled book, and it's highly enjoyable. Looking at previous winners, you can see how illustrious and ridiculous these titles are.Some of my favorite…

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Snow Poem Or Love Poem?

Snow Poem or Love Poem?

In this record-setting snoverkill, I've toyed with my fair share of snow poems. There's a lot of white, snow on snow, snow on snow. What are your favorite winter poems?And now Valentine's Day is here, and Poetry Foundation also has…

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Poetry Contest Last Day!

Poetry Contest Last Day!

This morning we've received a flurry of emails asking us whether the Feb. 1st deadline is a postmark or received by deadline for the Poetry Contest. We didn't stipulate, so we will accept those postmarked by Feb. 1st.But if you…

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We’re Off To Whoville

We’re off to whoville

How to turn an editor into a Grinch....1. Address your cover letter to the previous (6 issues ago) editor....2. Let your spam blocker get in the way of communication with current editor...3. If you give us an email address, realize…

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