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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.

My poem "She-God" published in Rise Up Review + where to submit current event poems

Tremendous thanks to Rise Up Review for publishing one of my more recent feminist poems “She-God” in their Summer 2020 issue along with some brilliant and diverse work I’m honored to be next to. Specifically, don’t miss “Pyriscence” by Angelique Zobitz–a prose poem in three parts, using erasure […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Boog City Baseball Issue, DEADLINE: Aug. 1, 2020

Boog City is a small press and online community newspaper currently open for submissions for a special baseball themed section guest edited by Sandy Marchetti. “On the verge of entering its 30th year, Boog City has put out over 200 publications, including 35 volumes of poetry, various zines, […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – The Ekphrastic Review, DEADLINE: July 31, 2020

The Ekphrastic Review is an online journal devoted entirely to writing inspired by visual art. They accept submissions every other month, in January, March, May, July, September, November. They also accept submissions for their biweekly ekphrastic prompt on a rolling basis with a deadline two weeks from posting […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Black Lives Matter anthology, DEADLINE: July 15, 2020

Quail Bell Magazine is an online feminist publication currently open for prose/poetry submissions from Black writers for their Black Lives Matter anthology (final title pending). The deadline for the anthology is July 15. Quail Bell is otherwise open year-round for submissions of art, writing, and multimedia. I wanted […]

Finding Poetry – guest blog post by Cheryl Caesar

“What is your process when writing a found poem?" editor Jessica Purgett asked me recently, in an interview. Good question!  And one I hadn't considered before–it had seemed like a simple thing. But the more I thought about it, the more complicated and interesting that question was. My […]

NO FEE Jack Grapes Poetry Prize, $900 in prizes! – Cultural Weekly, DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2020

Cultural Weekly's 8th annual Jack Grapes Poetry Prize is open! This year they are awarding three winners and six finalists. The three winners will receive $200 each, plus publication. The six finalists will receive $50 each, plus publication. The contest is free to enter and will be judged […]

6 Thoughts on Reviewing Poetry + tips & where to submit reviews – guest blog post by Alina Stefanescu

1. I come to reviewing as a reader, a simple lover of books. For many years, I believed that loving a book was not reason enough to review it. I believed that one needed special degrees in judgement in order to be able to speak of books with […]

NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – The Last Leaves, DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2020

The Last Leaves is a new online poetry magazine releasing their first issue in October. They are currently open for poetry submissions until the end of August. Make sure to follow their Instagram, where they post and promote poetry and poets! I wondered how and why this magazine […]

My poem "Paused" published in Juniper – A Poetry Journal + submission tips!

I’m so grateful to have my poem “Paused” published in Juniper – A Poetry Journal’s current Summer 2020 issue. “Paused” is a reflection on the changes I’ve felt during the pandemic–the new way of approaching daily tasks that once felt burdensome, now bring a new perspective on slowing […]

My poem “Paused” published in Juniper – A Poetry Journal + submission tips!

I’m so grateful to have my poem “Paused” published in Juniper – A Poetry Journal’s current Summer 2020 issue. “Paused” is a reflection on the changes I’ve felt during the pandemic–the new way of approaching daily tasks that once felt burdensome, now bring a new perspective on slowing […]

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