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trishhopkinsonpoet

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.

Railroad about the Truth

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 […]

Submissions stats…

Submitting writing to markets is a LOT of work… and truthfully, regardless of the amount of research you do to make sure the work you’re sending is a good fit for the market you are submitting to, you may or may not get accepted. I spend more time […]

Got poetry prompts??

Poets & Writers puts out regular prompts for poetry as well as fiction and nonfiction on their Writing Prompts page. You can also subscribe to their e-newsletter and receive them right in your inbox weekly. Some are better than others, and often I end up using the nonfiction or […]