Author rights are important part of your investigation into submitting works for publication. You never know if you will want to publish or share your work again in the future! Be sure you know what rights you retain as an author when you work with a publisher, and what rights they retain.
Visit Poets & Writers' Copyright Information for Writers page to learn more: http://www.pw.org/content/copyright
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