4 poems published in Does It Have Pockets

Tremendous thanks to the editors at Does It Have Pockets for publishing four of my poems in their May issue from my most recent book A Godless Ascends, including: “Aftermath: ~48 Hours,” “Intensive Care,” “To My Unconscious Son,” and ” “Back to Life.” These four poems are from […]

NEW! NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Vita & the Woolf, ALWAYS OPEN

Vita & the Woolf is a literary and arts journal based in the UK, publishing under Elsker Publishing House. They publish fiction, flash fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, and art from creatives worldwide. They publish as an e-book on Etsy and Amazon, and as a print edition on Amazon. They […]

Review of A Godless Ascends by Kristiane Weeks-Rogers via Tinderbox Poetry Journal

I’m so grateful for the beautiful insights and thoughtful words from fellow poet Kristiane Weeks-Rogers in her review of my most recent poetry book A Godless Ascends published by Lithic Press in March.  As always, tremendous thanks to Tinderbox Poetry Journal for their generous support over the years and […]

PAYING/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul was founded in 1993, “sharing happiness, inspiration and hope through our books, we still publish a new title every month. But we also have a podcast, educational programs, dog and cat food, and our entertainment business, which creates and distributes TV, film and […]

Poetry Workshop & Reading w/ Ziggies Open Mic – April 23 & May 2

I’m pleased to announce I’ll be teaching a generative poetry workshop for Ziggies Open Mic on Tuesday, April 23 from 6 – 8:30pm MT, followed by a reading and open mic on Thursday, May 2 at 6pm.  In this virtual workshop, we’ll read and learn about epistolary poems […]

Persona Poetry as a Memoir Writing Technique (part 2/2) – guest blog post by Kimberly Burnham, PhD

We can use persona poetry techniques to write memoires. Technically, memoir poetry is not persona poetry, because in persona poetry, the poet and the speaker are different people. It is a bit like ghostwriting. We want to preserve the feeling that it’s true to the person’s voice, even […]

“A Godless Ascends” Book Launch March 21, plus other readings!

A Godless Ascends Book Launch will be at Lithic Bookstore & Gallery in Fruita, CO on March 21 at 7pm. If you’re in the area, please come celebrate with us! I’m excited to be reading with special guest Alysse Kathleen McCanna, whose book Fish Wife was also released […]

Poetry and Memoir Writing (part 1/2) – guest blog post by Kimberly Burnham, PhD

Poetry and Memoir writing are traditionally thought of as different kinds of writing but a mash-up can be very successful. One way to use poetry in memoir writing is to think like a memoirist but write like a poet. Organize the poems with a theme, paying attention to […]

Review of A Godless Ascends by Dayna Patterson in Mom Egg Review

I cannot say enough about the generosity of Dayna Patterson, not to mention the incredible quality of her beautiful poetry. I am honored to share her review of A Godless Ascends just published by Mom Egg Review. If you are not familiar with Patterson’s work, please visit her […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Penn Review, DEADLINE: March 17, 2024

The Penn Review was founded in 1951, making it the oldest continuously published literary magazine at the University of Pennsylvania. It was very exciting to have my poems “Three Miracles” (included in my new book A Godless Ascends) and “Preparation” previously featured at The Penn Review which was […]

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