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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.

PAYING/NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Banshee, DEADLINE: March 31, 2021

Banshee is a print literary journal published twice a year published by Banshee Press, a small independent Irish publisher established in 2014. They are currently open for short stories, flash fiction, poetry and personal essays. For more information, see my interview with founder Claire Hennessy with a link to […]

PAYING/THEMED/NO FEE Microchapbook submission call + editor interview – Blanket Sea, DEADLINE: March 15, 2021

Blanket Sea is a magazine and small press dedicated to showcasing work by chronically ill, mentally ill, and disabled creators. They are currently open for microchapbooks (10-13 pages) of poetry, creative nonfiction, or hybrid of both for their Awareness & Advocacy Series. “Our press has a focus and […]

Weaving Your Photographs Into Your Poetry Manuscript – guest post by Christine Sloan Stoddard

When I was in art school, I once had a poetry professor who, on the first day of class, introduced himself as a failed painter. Immediately, that proclamation (and others) rubbed me the wrong way and I ended up dropping the class in favor of a film course […]

“Write and Submit: Self-portrait Poems” IWWG Workshop – Wednesdays in March

I’m pleased to announce I’ll be teaching a poetry workshop for the International Women’s Writing Guild for their Digital Village series! In this workshop, participants learn how to create poems using writing prompts focused on expression of the self, then revise and prepare the poems for submitting to […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Second Chance Lit, DEADLINE: March 22, 2021

Second Chance Lit is an online literary magazine and a place solely for previously rejected poetry and short prose, founded in 2020 by editor-in-chief David Wasserman. “Your work was good – is good. It just wasn’t the right fit or at the right time or at the right […]

Getting Into the Groove: Interview with Trish Hopkinson via Tell Tell Poetry

It was a great pleasure to be interviewed by Katie Askar for Tell Tell Poetry. Click the link below to watch the full interview and/or read a summary with tips on: Scheduling Accountability Patience, and Self-care. One of the coolest offerings on the Tell Tell site is the […]

How to Write List Poems – guest post by Rob Carney

It might be self-defeating to say this, but you should know it going in: My poet friend Jesse Parent has a list poem about why he doesn’t like List Poems. That’s pretty funny, and it shows you that not everyone is into this form. But I am, and […]

Glorious Veils of Diane – guest post/interview by Rainie Oet

I.   Who is Diane? Are you Diane?  I channeled Diane—I don’t know from where. I’ve had Diane in me since I was a child. When I was six, I sat on the top bunk and ripped a twenty dollar bill in half (just like Diane would later […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Greatest City Collective, DEADLINE: Always open (rolling)

Greatest City Collective is an new online literary and art “diary of the artistic process: rough drafts, works in progress, unfinishable works, and ‘complete’ works.  They are open year-round for submissions of non-traditional forms of art as well as traditional forms of short stories, poetry, play excerpts, portraits, […]

Cobalt Poets presents TRISH HOPKINSON + open reading on Tues. Feb. 23, 2021, 7:30pm PT

. I’m honored and excited to be part of The Cobalt Poets reading series lineup! I’ll be reading mostly all new work and for each of their featured readers they publish a broadside featuring one of their poems. “We do this to compensate our featured readers for their […]

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