Welcome to the Swyers Publishing Poetry Anthology, Volume One: Making Waves

If you would like to be a part of this Anthology, please read Submission Guidelines & Rules carefully then follow the submission process. By submitting a work of poetry for consideration you are agreeing to the terms spelled out in the "Guidelines & Rules" section.

Just wanted to take a moment to explain a bit about our upcoming Poetry Anthology "Making Waves".

As a small, independent publisher, Bill and I wanted to find a way to help young up and coming artists (poets specifically) get their work into print. Having walked the long, and often arduous road of getting something published, we feel the pain of those who want to see something they have written in printed form. I have been blessed to cross tracks with several young and amazingly talented writers and poets, and thought by donating some man-hours (and woman hours) and fronting the cost to get the anthology up and out there, the young poet could finally have a way to send someone to a place where they could purchase a poetry anthology that contained their works.

What's in it for us?

We get the pleasure of helping out talented young poets and we make a small bit of money off each book sold on-line through Amazon or Smashwords, to help us recoup our costs.

What's in it for the poet?

They may purchase (at our cost to produce, plus shipping) as many copies as they like directly from us, then re-sell these and make money off of them and/or they can send others to our site, Amazon or Smashwords to purchase as many copies as they would like. They have a printed, professional collection of poetry works to share and sell.

How does it work?

We are currently searching for the best of the best from young, aspiring poets. (Okay, they can be "young at heart" as well.) By going to SwyersPublishing.com, anyone can submit their poetry (up to 5 per person) for consideration in the anthology. Go to "authors and projects" tab. Then go to "poetry project" tab. You will be asked to view the rules and guidelines and then to electronically submit your poem. ALL entries will be viewed and serioulsy considered for inclusion, however, it is ultimately up to our discretion on which ones we feel are the right ones to be included. (It is possible that yours may not be chosen this time, but may be chosen for Volume Two at a later date.) The poets will be contacted and informed as to whether or not their poem(s) has been chosen for inclusion by February, 2011 (at the latest). Chosen poets will be posted on the website. The anthology is set to be printed in the Spring of 2011, and the deadline for submissions is December 31st, 2010. Poets retain the rights to their works, so they can print or sell them elsewhere at any time. (We have non-exclusive rights to publish this once.)

Please feel free to contact Bill or myself via Facebook or email

Pam & Bill Swyers
Owners
Swyers Publishing

Highlights

November 6, 2015
Crashing Waves - Today is the official launch of Crashing Waves, our 2015 poetry anthology.

May 24, 2015
Swyers Publishing's Current Anthology Contest Closes July 4th! Get your entries in now. Submit your poems

March 1, 2015
Crashing Waves Poetry Anthology Contest - Submit your poems

May 2, 2014
Short Story Anthology - Breaking Waves - winners announced

April 4, 2014
We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2014 Short Story Contest.

February 16, 2014
The Hobby by Pamela Swyers is coming soon. Get Ready...

January 4, 2014
Nicholas Trandahl's latest novel Clark's Turning Leaf available. Read more...

December 1, 2013
2014 Short Story Contest Announced. Be a part of the next Swyers Publishing Anthology. Read more...

October 10, 2013
Nicholas Trandahl interview on Smashwords

September 5, 2013
Pamela interviews on The Lone Writer Radio Talk Show

April 28, 2013
Download a free copy of The Dream Dweller Use Coupon Code - VL89H - Offer Good until May 31, 2013

February 15, 2012

Pamela Swyers' book Dylan's Choice has been released More Info...


August 18, 2012

Pamela Swyers' book The Dream Dweller has been released More Info...


Contact Info
Swyers Publishing
Dacula, GA 30019
Email: bill@swyerspublishing.com

Phone: (770) 595-3557