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What's the Ideal Day Job for a Poet? - The Atlantic


Nov 4, 2013 ... I spoke with her about what it's like to maintain a career in poetry while also maintaining a demanding, white-collar day job. A condensed ...

Poetry Careers | Poetry as a Career - TheArtCareerProject.com


If you're a bard at heart, consider poetry as your art! ... What is Poetry? ... Finding the perfect balance of grammar, simplicity, intricacy, feeling, imagery, and ... What are the Necessary Education Requirements for a Successful Poetry Career?

What does a POET do all day? Clare Pollard tells us... - Cuckoo ...


So what's the reality of being a poet in the twenty-first century? ... reading and writing, that the idea I could maybe make a living out of it one day was irresistible.

6 Great Poets with Ordinary Jobs | Super Scholar


Now, most poets have writing or literary-related jobs; they are teachers, ... O'Hara walked to work every day, answered phone calls, begged donors for money, ... These less-than-ideal jobs helped stabilize Whitman so he could pursue what he  ...

From Dissections To Depositions, Poets' Second Jobs : NPR


Apr 29, 2013 ... In celebration of National Poetry Month, writer David Orr takes a look at ... There are still a few notable poets whose day jobs don't involve line breaks, .... is that what society has been willing to pay me for is being a librarian.".

10 nonprofit jobs for poets, writers, and storytellers - Idealist Careers


Apr 20, 2015 ... If hard work and getting your hands dirty is what gives you fodder for your ... Slide Ranch in breathtaking Muir Beach, California might be the perfect fit. ... For more on the day jobs that poets take to support their writing, check ...

10 Best Freelance Poetry Jobs Online In January 2017 - Upwork


4 days ago ... Poet for hire to write love poems on Valentine's Day in Newcastle (UK) ... provide other proofreading and editorial services for a perfect finish.

Before They Made It: The Day Jobs of Famous Writers ... - MailPoet


Nov 3, 2016 ... We all have to work day jobs until we achieve our dreams. As a MailPoet user, you're probably an aspiring writer or small-business owner ...

5 Things for Writers to Look for in a Day Job | WritersDigest.com


Jul 30, 2016 ... If you want to be a writer, it is worth thinking seriously about what you're going ... Freelancing might therefore not be the ideal day job since it's ...

A day job for poets | SLiP


Sep 28, 2012 ... What if poets were invited to do other day jobs? .... He also imagines the ideal day job for a poet: meteorology, since when those instruments ...