What about Edgar Allan Poe? Emily Dickinson? Hemingway? Plath? Read this whimsical article on mental_floss by Erin McCarthy and imagine yourself seated at the table with your favorite writer and a variety of good recipes… from Poe’s eggnog to Plath’s tomato soup cake. Great fun! If you like […]
Trish Hopkinson is a poet, blogger, and advocate for the literary arts. You can find her online at SelfishPoet.com 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.
If you don’t already subscribe to Erika Dreifus‘ free monthly newsletter The Practicing Writer you may be missing some great opportunities. It’s a nice reminder that you need to submit your writing on a regular basis to get your work out there… it’s also a nice reminder that […]
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, […]
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 […]