Great News

Dear readers, some of you might know that I’ve been busy lately, submitting my poems for various publications. Today I received great news from the Geelong Writers Anthology publication for 2018.

Anthology Submissions

Hi Ivor!

I wanted to email and thank you for submitting to our anthologies and congratulate you! I am pleased to let you know that we will be publishing your submissions WaterwaysA Friend,and Singing a Song for You in our upcoming Poetry Anthology, and Beyond the Trapdoor and Down Along the River Bed in our upcoming General Anthology. We will be in touch shortly to let you know details about the launch.
Thanks so much for your hard work!
Best,
Justine
Anthology Editor
This is a fabulous result for me, I submitted a total of six poems between the two anthologies and I’ve had five selected. I couldn’t be happier, and I’m sure we need to celebrate with some appropriate music from Leonard Cohen.
Ivor Steven 2018

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Hi, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm a retired, part-time plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for 9 months, and writing poems for nearly 18 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

83 thoughts on “Great News”

    1. I’m thrilled, it’s absolutely fantastic to be accepted by my peers here in my home town, and I love that one fav poems “Waterways” is finally being published, means the world to me 😊 💛

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      1. Yes, that’s why I’m surprise at my sudden high acceptance rate, but there has been a big change in Geelong Writers committee this year, and that might’ve worked in my favour.

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  1. congratulations Ivor! 5 out of 6 is amazing.

    BTW I haven’t been around lately because I’m having internet troubles which should be fixed on the 7th September. I’m borrowing my daughter’s internet connection today xxx

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    1. I was wondering where you were, and I’m still on my small temporary set, a bit slow, but I’m getting by. Yes I’m super pleased about so many of my poems being selected, in my home town Anthologies. Especially my poem “Waterways” being published, one of my favourite poems,.. I hope you are keeping well, ((hugs)) xxx

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