FullSizeRender-1THE POET BY DAY is an information hub created by a poet for poets and especially for everyone who lives and loves poetry and wishes it were their day job. This site sheds a special – but not exclusive – light on:

  • global arts and poetry initiatives for peace, sustainability and social justice
  • she-poets
  • minority poets
  • poets just finding their voices in maturity

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The Poet by Day

The full Web/Zine Mission Statement for this site is in the blogroll to your right.

JAMIE DEDES, The Poet by Day Web/Zine Founder and Content editor: Poet, “Poetry Champion,” Writer, and  Managing Editor of The BeZine.

photo-1At one time, specialized in writing content about business, vocational education and career development in feature articles and – for six years – a weekly column, On the Job Front. Current focus is poetry, fiction, feature articles and iPhoneograpy. Founded The Bardo Group, an online arts collective in 2011. Founding and managing editor of The BeZine.


An interview on The Creative Nexus Radio Show

Second Light Live, U.K. – Page includes a list of features on Second Light by the “U.S. connection”


Jamie Dedes

Professional Affiliations

Second Light Network of Women Poets (SLN).



update: 25 April 2016