Kelsay Books Free Virtual Poetry Reading + 50% off books! on Sat. Sept. 25, 2021, 3:00pm ET

You do not want to miss this virtual reading! The reading is free to register and attendees receive a 50% coupon for any book or book order from the Kelsay Books online store. Don’t miss hearing from these incredible Kelsey Books authors and featured poets: Alfred Nicol, Allison […]

My interview with Denise Hill, Editor-in-Chief of New Pages via Tell Tell Poetry + Calls and Contests!

Welcome to the second interview in my 12-part poetry submissions interview series for Tell Tell Poetry with Denise Hill, Editor-in-Chief of New Pages! Denise and I originally connected because we are both beer lovers and say so in our bios. She’s been involved with New pages since the […]

NO FEE/THEMED submission call + editor interview – They Call Us, DEADLINE: Sept. 17, 2021

They Call Us is a new online, feminist literary magazine publishing a themed issue every three months. Past themes include They Call Us Flawed, They Call Us Theirs, They Call Us Damsels, and They Call Us Dykes. The current open call for poetry, prose, and artwork is for […]

Poetry Palooza Event Series via IWWG + I’m hosting the free kickoff event! – Sept. 14 @ 7pm ET

I’m pleased to announce the International Women’s Writing Guild‘s fall programming for Poetry Palooza! I’ll also be hosting the free kick-off panel with a stellar lineup of poetry advocates, incredible teachers, and poets on Tuesday, September 14 at 7pm Eastern Time. Click here to register for the free […]

What to look for when considering retreats/conferences/workshops – guest blog post by Ellie O’Leary

Retreats, conferences, or workshops – referring  here to a writing experience that usually lasts a few days in a row, often recurring annually, as opposed to a workshop that you attend weekly or monthly. The conference is often something larger, possibly at an academic site, and retreat evokes […]

NO FEE contest + editor interview – streetcake writing prize, DEADLINE: Sept. 20, 2021

streetcake is an online magazine founded in 2008 and is currently open for submissions of poetry and short fiction for their writing prize. Prizes include mentoring sessions, email feedback, book bundles, and publication. They publish little “slices” of writing prompts on their Submissions page, so check those out […]

NO FEE/BIPOC submission call + editor interview – Honey Literary, DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2021

Honey Literary is a new BIPOC-focused literary journal built by women of color. Their first issue went live earlier this year and is available to read online so you can get a feel for the types of work they publish.  They are currently open to submissions of Poetry, […]

Big Little Places: Presses and Magazines w/ Under 5K Likes on Twitter – guest post by Caleb Jordan

This list grew out of my curiosity over literary magazines and Twitter followers and grew into a list to help people find places to submit and to create community. New, exciting avenues for online lit are popping up all the time. All the information in this list is […]

My Masters Degrees Didn’t Prepare Me for Publishing – guest blog post by Kristiane Weeks-Rogers

Pursuing a higher education degree was an easy choice for me after undergrad. I am a scholar and will always love to learn. Looking back on when I first dived into applying for a masters program I could start the summer I graduated from college, I do remember […]

PSNH presents Trish Hopkinson virtual reading/workshop on Tues. Aug. 17, 2021, 7:00pm ET

Join poet and literary advocate Trish Hopkinson for a reading, prompts, and discussion focused on response poetry and poems inspired by other writing or artforms. Hopkinson will read related poems from her book Footnote (Lithic Press, 2017). This free event will be presented via Zoom. To attend, contact […]

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