Intro / background / mission /history of your 'zine:
Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry was founded in December of 2005. Each issue is devoted to a specific kind of poetry. The first issue, dedicated to the poetry of place, launched in June, 2006, with subsequent issues dedicated to ekphrastic poetry (volume I issue 2), poems in form (volume II issue 1), prose poems (volume II issue 2), and persona poems (volume III issue 1, June 2008), and humorous poems (forthcoming, December 2008).
Poetry and relevant essays, interviews, and reviews
Poemeleon is edited by Cati Porter (founder & editor-in-chief), Maureen Alsop and Ren Powell (associate editors), and Tom Hunley (book review editor).
Poemeleon hosts an annual summer reading, runs an ongoing contest series called The Mystery Box, and nominates for prize anthologies such as the Pushcart and Best of the Net, with work included in the 2007 issue of Meridian's Best New Poets series (University of Viriginia Press).
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