The Big Poetry Giveaway 2011!


A thousand thanks to Kelli Russell Agodon for once again spearheading that bonanza of poetry goodness, the Big Poetry Giveaway. Be sure to travel to her blog to see the list of all the other participants — generosity abounds!

Last year I gave away a couple books and a subscription. This year I will award all subscriptions, to some of my favorite poetry journals. To enter, simply leave a comment to this post. On May 1, I will use the Random Number Generator to choose the winners. The prizes:

Four prizes, four chances to win — Happy National Poetry Month!


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  1. Hi, Marie, THANKS for your Big Poetry Giveaway–beam me up!

  2. Count me in! I’m totally doing this too! Yay!

  3. Yay! Count me in. Others should feel free to stop by my blog and sign up as well.

  4. Lea

     /  April 1, 2011

    Wow! How can you DO this Marie? Super generous!

  5. Melinda Tennison

     /  April 1, 2011

    What a wonderful idea! Thanks for doing this.

  6. Count me in! Please, encourage others to stop by my blog, too!

  7. Terrific idea! Sign me up too:)

  8. It’s raining subs!

  9. Ross Jardine

     /  April 1, 2011

    I think this is awesome! Hope you are doing well…!

  10. Wonderful! I love the idea of a subscription as a prize. I am also participating in the giveaway, if you want to stop by [forgive me if you have already been by].

  11. Anne Golob

     /  April 1, 2011

    Hoo. Ray.

  12. Wow, what great prizes. Sign me up please, and thanks for your generosity.

  13. Great idea, Marie! Put my name in the hat!

  14. Jo

     /  April 2, 2011

    Subscriptions? This sounds amazing. I’d love to be entered.

  15. Ev

     /  April 3, 2011

    Please enter me in your giveaway. Thanks! evfhanna at gmail

  16. Please add me to your contest. You can contact me by posting on or entering my contest on my blog, address above,or you can contact me on Facebook: Opw Fredericks.

  17. Fantastic idea, these subscriptions. Thanks for doing this!

  18. Would love to be a part of this drawing! I’ve got a giveaway going at my blog, too!

  19. This is absolutely wonderful.
    I am amazed and thrilled to see these names here. What a wonderful deed.

    Please put me in.


  20. please enter me, i’d love to win!

  21. Love the idea of giving away subscriptions! While I already have one to Cave Wall, I’d love to be entered for the others. Thanks, Marie!

  22. I’m in –and feel free to drop by and throw your name in for my giveaway, too!

  23. Hi Marie,
    Thanks for entering my giveaway — please enter my name in yours too! I’m already a subscriber to Cave Wall — it’s one of my favorites — but would love to win any of the others!

  24. Mary Virginia Cooley

     /  April 7, 2011

    I’d love to get in on the giveaway – my name is Mary Virginia Cooley and my email address is mcooley(at)gustavus(dot)edu! Happy National Poetry Month!

  25. Angela

     /  April 7, 2011

    Please enter my name in the drawing. Many thanks!

  26. Please enter me in the giveaway!

  27. Great idea! Thanks for doing it–I’d love to be included. And, please feel free to stop by and enter a similar giveaway just down the road:

  28. Hi Marie, Happy National Poetry Month. It’s a pleasure to meet you. Thank you for offering up these subscriptions. I would love to be included! Sincerely, Theresa (theresamacnaughtonatgmaildotcom)

  29. Add my name to your list of hopefuls.

  30. I love the idea of a gift subscription. Thanks for doing this giveaway. (I have a giveaway over at my blog also; enter it if you wish!)

  31. Count me in! Thanks – I love the idea of a subscription…

  32. Torie Michelle

     /  April 17, 2011

    Count me in, too!

  33. Chloe

     /  April 18, 2011

    count me in!

  34. Those are great prizes! Please enter me in your draw. Thanks!

  35. is my poetry and performance blog.

    I want to be a winner!

    russell.evatt (at) gmail (dot) com

  36. Please enter me as well! I won’t name them for fear of jinxing things, but I LOVE two of the publications you’re giving away. Yay!

  37. ace mulvahil

     /  April 24, 2011

    want to participate in the Poetry Giveaway- hope i win the wonderful books!

  38. Elizabeth Haight

     /  April 25, 2011

    How generous! Placing my name in the hat…

  39. The subscriptions are great idea!

    Please count me in. Thanks for participating!

    theresaduncan101 at gmail dot com

  40. Oh neat idea, subs! Please count me in.

    And come by my place and sign up for my book giveaway.

  41. A wonderful idea!

  42. I’ll echo everyone else’s comments about subscriptions being an awesome, creative idea. I’d love to win any of these. Now, how do you bribe a random number generator?

  43. Put my name in the drawing bucket. please!

  44. Please add me. Thanks

  45. Nandini Dhar

     /  May 1, 2011

    Hi Marie,
    Thanks for doing this! Please count me in!

  46. Daniel Casey

     /  May 5, 2011

    sign me up!

  47. Alas, Daniel — you missed the boat! I chose the winners on May 1. Sorry!

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