Find a Home for Your Poem

Where can I submit my poetry? Here are some ideas. A one-hour audio presentation.

What goes into great poetry? Does it have to rhyme? Why is poetry so difficult to write well? And once you've written a poem worthy of publication, where can you submit it? Author, Mona Hodgson answers these questions and more.

This lecture originally presented at an American Christian Writers conference (

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Mona Hodgson
Mona Hodgson

Mona Hodgson is the author of 40 books, historical novels and novellas for adults and children’s books, including her popular Sinclair Sisters of Cripple Creek Series, The Quilted Heart novellas, and Prairie Song. Keeper of My Heart, is a novella in The Convenient Brides Collection.

Her children’s books include Bedtime in the Southwest, Real Girls of the Bible: A 31-Day Devotional, The Best Breakfast, The Princess Twins and the Puppy, The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party, The Princess Twins Play in the Garden, The Princess Twins and the Tea Party, and many more.

Mona’s writing credits also include several hundred articles, poems and short stories, which have appeared in 50 different publications.

Mona loves speaking for women’s groups, book clubs and reading groups, schools, and conferences for writers and librarians. She is the director of the Mount Hermon Christian Writers conference held in Northern California.

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