Check out The Impressment Gang journal… according to their submission page they now pay contributors $25 if accepted: “We are proud to announce that we have started to pay our contributors the sum of $25. We are working hard to increase this drastically to what we think they […]
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/.
Or, make this a reading list and read yourself across the United States. Brooklyn Magazine recently published this article, complete with map. It’s no surprise the book selected for Utah is The Executioner’s Song by Norman Mailer. I’ve never read it, but I should. Parts of the movie were filmed only […]
“Poetic Analytics” by Ali Shapiro posted on Ploughshares back in February are something not to be missed! She gives us well-thought out graphical representations of four well-loved poems, including Sonnet XVIII by Shakespeare, The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas, and of course, […]
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. […]
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 […]