The Poets.net forum has been moved to a new structure and is now available to new members; if you joined before October 11, 2008, your membership has carried over to the new forum. If you're not sure, just try signing in.
Here's the new link:
Poets.net Review, a new sister site to Poets.net, publishes book reviews, literary criticism, and interviews. Information on submitting appears on that site, left panel.
Poets.net will continue publishing public domain works and is now actively seeking new creative work.
In that spirit, Poets.net welcomes submissions of poems, short stories, creative non-fiction, short plays, and stand-alone excerpts. (Please see the left side panel for guidelines and email the editor).
One thing for certain: neither site will ever sponsor fee-based literary contests or charge reading fees. Period.
We simply plan to publish the best work available, including that of writers unknown to us and friends. However, our sites will never act as favor-trading outlets for friends and professional colleagues.
See Friends, Publishing, and Writer! Writer! for our views on publishing the work of friends.