Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY is OPEN to submissions.

Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY publishes one poem every weekday and sometimes on the weekend.

The editor reserves the right to skip a day here and there, depending on the poems received, the weather, vacation time, and/or electrical interference with her brain.

Sundays will feature reposts of poems that previously appeared in Autumn Sky Poetry (aka from the archives).

Poems are selected on the whim of the editor.

What does the editor like? –> formal poems, free verse, alliteration, metaphor, personification, and all the other things that make poetry an art form.

What does the editor dislike? –> missing articles, non-thoughtful line breaks, tortured meter, clichés, bad sonics, and all the other things that make poetry unpleasant to read.

About the editor:

Christine Klocek-Lim grew up in northeast Pennsylvania, attended Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, and then worked as a technical writer in Manhattan before moving back to her home state. For the past two decades she’s resided in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania.

She received the 2009 Ellen La Forge Memorial Prize in poetry. She has one young adult novel, Disintegrate, a sci-fi romance, Who Saw the Deep, and four chapbooks: Ballroom – a love storyCloud Studies – a sonnet sequenceHow to photograph the heart, and The book of small treasures. Her full-length poetry collection, Dark Matter, was published by Aldrich Press in 2015.

Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and was a finalist for 3 Quarks Daily’s Prize in Arts & Literature, Black Lawrence Press’ Black River Chapbook Competition, the Kenneth & Geraldine Gell Poetry Prize, as well as a semi-finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award, the Sawtooth Poetry Prize, the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry, and for the Brittingham and Pollak Poetry Prizes.

She was an Acquiring Editor for Evernight Teen and Evernight Publishing from 2014 to 2019. She writes romance as Erin M. Leaf and Marie E. Blossom and has received multiple Evernight Readers’ Choice Awards in various categories (2014 through 2020). She has written over sixty romance novels/novellas since 2010.

Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY is on Facebook!

Editor: Christine Klocek-Lim

Twitter: @chrissiemkl

Christine on Facebook

This page was last updated on November 6, 2021.

2 thoughts on “About

  1. Hahaha! (The “I don’t like awful things” part.)
    And huzzah for Autumn Sky…I’m so glad it’s still a thing 😉


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