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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.

Did you know that many famous authors of adult literature, also created beautiful children’s books . . .

This wonderful and detailed article from Brainpickings highlights one in particular, Joey and the Birthday Present by Anne Sexton. The article also gives a nod to other unexpected children’s authors, such as James Joyce (ok, weird?), Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, and others. Joey and the Birthday Present: Wonderful Vintage […]