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Trish Hopkinson

Trish Hopkinson is a poet, blogger, and advocate for the literary arts. You can find her online at and provisionally in Utah, where she runs the regional poetry group Rock Canyon Poets and folds poems to fill Poemball machines for Provo Poetry. Her poetry has been published in several lit mags and journals, including Tinderbox, Glass Poetry Press, and The Penn Review; her third chapbook Footnote was published by Lithic Press in 2017. Hopkinson will happily answer to labels such as atheist, feminist, and empty nester; and enjoys traveling, live music, wine-tasting, and craft beer.

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Poetry, Music, & Film

Today, I’m immersing myself in reading poems to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and listening to my favorite community radio station KRCL 90.9 FM streaming online as they play music and speech excerpts in his honor. You can also listen to the entirety of his “I Have a […]

My poem “All Words for a Woman” published by They Call Us “Bossy” zine + list of Feminist Lit Mags

Many thanks to They Call Us for publishing my poem “All Words for a Woman” in their most recent issue. I love the aesthetic and artwork in this feminist zine! Make sure to check out the entire zine while you listen to the corresponding curated playlist. They Call […]

THEMED/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Levitate Magazine, DEADLINE: Feb. 28, 2021

Levitate Magazine is the online literary and art magazine of the Chicago High School for the Arts.  They are currently open for fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art with the theme “Alone and together.” See my interview with Managing Editor Susanna Lang and a link to submission […]

THEMED/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Postscript Magazine, DEADLINE: Jan. 25, 2021

Postscript Magazine is a bi-lingual online literary magazine publishing all forms of art, including a wide variety of writing, visual art, media, etc. They publish themed issues monthly and respond quickly, within five days of the deadline. The current theme is “excel.” See my interview with Co-Founder/Editor-in-Chief Vamika […]

My guest-edited Golden Walkman “In Response” issue released! + this year’s themes/editors

It was a great honor and pleasure to guest edit the most recent themed issue of Golden Walkman Magazine. Special thanks to all those who submitted for trusting me with their work. I received some excellent work to choose from in response to a wide variety of art–from […]

NO FEE Poetry, Prose & Visual Art Contest (Women of faith) + editor interview – Segullah, DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2021

Segullah is currently running a poetry and visual art contest free to enter this year. Segullah is an online literary journal and blog designed to encourage literary and artistic talent, provoke thought and promote greater understanding and faith among Latter-day Saint women and other women of faith. They […]

Throwing Your Heart into The Fire, or How to Win at the Publication Game – guest post by Elya Braden

Now that Gyroscope Review is open again for submissions, I’ve been thinking about rejections. As I read poem after poem, noting yes, no, or maybe, commenting online to the other editors and reading their comments, I’ve been thinking about the responsibility every editor has to the writers who […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – The Minison Project, DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2021 (rolling)

 The Minison Project is a new online literary magazine publishing their own invented form called a minison (14 letter poem), sonnets, photographs of found/staged minimal sonnets, and minison-themed artwork.  They publish monthly zines and bi-annual sonnet issues. They are currently open for both until January 31, but are […]

NO FEE Call for Chapbooks + interview – Porkbelly Press, DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2021

Porkbelly Press is an independent micro press specializing in handbound, small & open edition runs of chapbooks, micro chapbooks, zines, broadsides (letterpress & lithograph & screenprint), and Sugared Water. They create beautifully done handmade books with gorgeous artwork. (I own many). They are currently open for chapbook submissions of poetry, short […]

PAYING/THEMED/NO FEE Submission calls + editor interview – NonBinary Review, NEXT DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2021

NonBinary Review is the literary journal of Zoetic Press. They publish four themed issues every year and are seeking short stories, flash fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, visual art year-round with specific reading periods for each theme. The current theme is Apocalypse (open 8/31/2020 through 2/1/2021) followed by Industrial Revolution […]

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