Pablo Neruda wrote beautiful odes to mundane things, and this poem is no exception. Read this brief article by Brainpickings Maria Popova and/or click here to listen to the poem. The text of the poem is also included in the article. Below are a few of my favorites lines… “Book, […]
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/.
The Grinder is a submission tracker and market database is similar to Duotrope, but completely FREE! You can search open submissions, details for each market, and track each submission. The site is currently in BETA, but the creators have no intent to make it a pay site. Their […]
The Poetry Super Highway is providing submitted E-Books for one day only as part of it’s 10th Annual Poetry E-Book Free-For-all. The general public can download unlimited free poetry e-books for 24 hours on December 1st. Submit your poetry e-book to join in! http://poetrysuperhighway.com/psh/great-poetry-e-book-free/
Don’t miss this lovely anthology published by Weasel Press entitled Degenerates: Voices for Peace. According to their site: “The purpose of the [Voices for Peace] is to awaken, enlighten and maybe even provide a bit of shelter to those who need it. Poetry has some immense power in the […]
NewPages is known as being a great resource for creative writing resources in general. Not only do they include listings for workshops, conferences, and writing contests, but they include a Calls for Submissions list which is kept updated with current open calls. You can also search by genre […]
Incredible work by Kelly Nelson created as a found poem from a recent news article. JAB is also accepting submissions!
A great, quick article from Writer’s Circle provides tips on how to get the most out of your social media efforts and promote your writing in an effective way, including information for the following top six tips: 6 Social Media Tips for Writers Don’t promote yourself 24/7 Pick platforms that […]