Overcoming obstacles of poetry book publication – guest post by Sherre Vernon

It feels a bit surreal to be publishing my first full length collection of poetry, Flame Nebula, Bright Nova, at 45, after 20 years of being active in the poetry field—and 15 years after the publication of my poetry chapbook. It can be easy, on a journey like […]

Where Are They Now? An Interview with LM Contributor Trish Hopkinson via Literary Mama

It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by Christina Consolino, Senior Editor for Literary Mama. Literary Mama is open for submissions year round. They publish literary writing about the many faces of motherhood. Since 2003, they have celebrated “the physical, psychological, intellectual, and spiritual processes of becoming a mother […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Tint Journal, DEADLINE: May 31, 2022

Tint Journal is the online literary journal with an explicit focus on writers who produce creative texts in English as their second or non-native language, also sometimes known as exophonic or translingual writers. In their biannual issues, they publish fiction, nonfiction and poetry in text and audio form, […]

Cover Stories: Judging a Book by Its Cover – guest post by Elaine Sexton

  All books have a cover story. What’s yours? Let me start this guest blog post with a confession: I am someone who does judge a book by its cover. Not all books, but with books of poetry, I certainly do. I believe what happens on the cover […]

NO FEE submission call & interview – Mom Egg Review, DEADLINE: April 22, 2022

Mom Egg Review is currently open for submissions for both their print issue and online feature MER VOX; and early birds can submit for free during this first week or until they hit their Submittable limit. They are currently open for submissions of literary work on motherhood and they publish […]

Poet Sarah Nnenna Loveth Nwafor interviewed by Zoë Fay-Stindt

Zoë Fay-Stindt: I just wanted to start by saying that Already Knew You Were Coming is such a gift. It makes so much space in such a small book—space for different selves and different identities to take up more room. I really appreciate it, and I appreciate you. Thank […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – (Re) An Ideas Journal, DEADLINE: May 7, 2022

(Re) An Ideas Journal is a new literary journal featuring the work of artists, creators, and thinkers in various categories, published online quarterly. They are currently open for submissions of poetry for their upcoming Spring issue.  For more information see my interview with founder Felice Neals and a […]

PAYING/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Mithila Review, DEADLINE: May 20, 2022

Mithila Review is the leading journal of international science fiction and fantasy. Since its inaugural issue for March 2016, Mithila Review has published excellent fiction, poetry, non-fiction or interviews from several award-winning and emerging authors. They are currently open for submissions of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry for their upcoming […]

April is National Poetry Month! #NaPoMo–Prompts galore & other ways you can participate . . .

April 2022 marks the 26th annual celebration of poets and poetry and it’s not too late to make a plan for poetry month! Whether you want to sign up to write a poem a day or unofficially just plan to crank out some poetry in April, there are […]

Improvisatory Poetry: Making it up as you go along – guest post by Elisabeth Blair

This article was excerpted and adapted from a 3-part series on writing from the liminal mind, published through the author’s monthly poetry craft newsletter, lullabies & alarms. In 2017 I launched a collaborative performance practice called the Improv Poetry Orchestra (IPO). It’s a simple enough set-up – a […]

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