This poem was inspired by the beautiful language and voice of a translation by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak of a story by Mahasveta Devi titled with the same name. (It could also be considered a shape poem). Please consider reading more of these short stories in the collection Breast Stories. […]
Trish Hopkinson has always loved words—in fact, her mother tells everyone she was born with a pen in her hand. 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/.
Poetry WTF?! is now accepting submissions for artistic and inventive poetry forms. Below is the beginning of each form’s definition from their About (click here to see the rest) page: Remix Poetry “Remix poetry is the literary equivalent of Youtube remix videos. We […]
“Mr. Einstein then began to wonder what would happen if he used his space-time idea for the entire All-There-Is.” This article from Brainpickings gives incredible insight into a must-have book for word nerds! It’s going on my wish list for sure . . . The Edge of the […]
Thankfully, the idea of what I called a “personal MFA” isn’t only mine. There are two articles on LitReactor (which also seems to have tons of resources) to prove the idea was not only something I didn’t come up with, it’s alive and well… Considering an MFA, but maybe […]
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Call for Submissions: Mythic Poetry Series. This is a great series with no fees and the editor responds very quickly and posts the work days later. Check it out!
Including this brief, but very helpful article: How to Get Published in Literary Magazines and Journals The article includes several tips I use regularly to try and make the most of my submissions. Also note, they have a […]
The sound begins with a story— a ghostly, beautiful, mysterious boy. A sound visiting evening on a rainy summer. Grandmother in a small Kansas moan when the town of a train impression first beckons. This childhood whistle blossomed into a lifelong train with fascination, nostalgic and romantic. In […]