"A journal and publisher of poetry."

Ibbetson Street publishes the best of the small press. Our press is nationally distributed. We have received notice in the Boston Globe, Spare Change, Harvard Review, etc... We have published poetry chapbooks by A.D. Winans, Ed Meek, Ed Galing, Rufus Goodwin, Ed Chaberek, Doug Holder, Dianne Robitaille, Don DiVecchio and others. We have also been on MIT radio, Radio Free Cambridge, BNN cable, and Newton Cable. Our magazines and books are carried at a host of independent bookstores in the area.

Submissions: We look for poetry that is not too abstract. We look for simplicity, economy- of words, something that speaks to all of us. The poetry should have layers of meaning, and be strongly situated in the everyday. Please send three to five poems, cover letter, with a SASE to the:



"The Wilderness House Literary Retreat" is a retreat based in Littleton, Mass. Ibbetson Street Press publisher, Doug Holder is on the "Board of Faculty Advisors," and he invites you to explore this unique opportunity to study with literary masters in a rustic setting outside of Boston.

New: Please sign our Guest Book. We'd love to hear from you.

Check Out: The Ibbetson Update -- A forum for the small press.

Poetry in the News: The Somerville News -- This newspaper has a column by Ibbetson Street Press founder Doug Holder "Lyrical Somerville" that showcases poets from the Boston area.

Of Note: Singing Bone Press presents: A City of Poets...A poetry anthology of Boston area poets, who work outside the "academy." To find out more call: 617-628-2313

Visit: The Boston Girl Guide -- A site that celebrates and promotes the emerging poet, singer and artist..


Web Site Manager: Linda Haviland Conte

Editors: Doug Holder, Dianne Robitaille, Richard Wilhelm