Acknowledging people in your collection is a nice idea. It’s not required, but it can be a brilliant way to thank the journals, people, and places that supported your work.
An acknowledgements page is a page that come before or after the poems in your collection. It’s where you can thank the specific people, journals, and institutions who helped you with your work. Before we get into how to write an acknowledgements page, let’s look at some examples:
From Like a Mother by Angela Garbes: