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 […]
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.
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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 […]
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 […]
This article provides summaries and info for nine different markets which will accept submissions from new and upcoming writers. Definitely worth checking out their guidelines! http://www.aerogrammestudio.com/2014/06/18/literary-magazines-for-new-and-unpublished-writers/
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 […]