I’m pleased to announce my poem “Bone Music” was published in the new Winter 2018 issue of Contrary Magazine. This poem is the second to be published from a series of personal poems about healing and recovery. Two years ago my son (21 at the time) was in […]
Trish Hopkinson has always loved words—in fact, her mother tells everyone she was born with a pen in her hand. A Pushcart nominated poet, she is author of three chapbooks and has been published in several anthologies and journals, including Stirring, Pretty Owl Poetry, and The Penn Review. She is a product director by profession and resides in Utah with her handsome husband and their two outstanding children. You can follow Hopkinson on her blog where she shares information on how to write, publish, and participate in the greater poetry community at https://trishhopkinson.com/.
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Zócalo Public Square is currently running a free poetry contest with the theme of “Place.” Poets may send up to three poems to email@example.com. Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has been awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. “Place” […]
Honeysuckle Press is the sister organization of Winter Tangerine and has a similar aesthetic with absolutely stunning artwork and clean, readable website design. It is “a literary press committed to expanding and redefining human truths by prioritizing the narratives of unsung communities.” Their 2nd annual chapbook contest is […]
Today, I’m immersing myself in reading poems to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and listening to my favorite community radio station KRCL streaming online as they play music and speech excerpts in his honor. You can also listen to the entirety of his “I Have a Dream” speech here […]
I confess. It began early in my life as a poet-apprentice, my love affair with epigraphs. As soon as I learned this name for a quote usually in italics beneath a poem’s title and before its first line, I found them seductive. True, as a reader, I sometimes […]
Bosch and Bruegel Anthology invites you to send your poems about any of the paintings, drawings, or other artwork by Hieronymus Bosch or Bruegel the Elder. I wondered how and why this anthology came to be, so I asked editor David Sullivan and he kindly replied. See my interview with […]