Parks & Points publishes personal essays and poetry about national parks and other public lands, along with timely budget travel tips and short guides to select sites. They host an annual fall essay contest and a spring poetry series in conjunction with National Poetry Month. They invite poetry submissions […]
Trish Hopkinson has always loved words—in fact, her mother tells everyone she was born with a pen in her hand. She is author of three chapbooks and has been published in several anthologies and journals, including Stirring, Pretty Owl Poetry, and The Penn Review. She is a product director by profession and resides in Utah with her handsome husband and their two outstanding children. You can follow Hopkinson on her blog where she shares information on how to write, publish, and participate in the greater poetry community at https://trishhopkinson.com/.
Sometimes you get to a certain point and you just don’t know what to do with a poem. You might have many drafts and you don’t know what’s working anymore. You’ve lost perspective. And on top of that, maybe you’re surrounded by a whole bunch of other discarded poems […]
Panoply is a literary e-zine that publishes three times a year, in spring, autumn and winter. They seek prose of less than 500 words and poetry of all types and genres. Each issue features “Editors’ Choices,” including weekly videos of the writers reading their work. Panoply is listed […]
AWP is right around the corner and this will be the first time I attended, so I’m excited to see some of the amazing poets and writers I’ve met during my blog adventures! If you’re wondering where to find me, I’ll be signing copies of Footnote at the […]
We all receive many more rejections than acceptances. There are ways to help interpret the rejections literary magazines and journals send your way. Rejections actually come in many forms, including standard forms, tiered, and personal. Specifically, a “tiered” rejection means the lit mag sends out different levels of […]
As people, we often like to put ourselves into categories. As writers, we tend to do the same thing. We say things like, “I’m a fiction writer” or “I’m a poet” or, if you’re me, “I’m, like, kind of a poet, I mean, I like to write poetry, […]
If you are a poet or writer and haven’t yet joined the CRWROPPS list-serve, you could be missing out on great creative writing opportunities! I’ve been impressed and fascinated with this long running, no-cost resource for poets and writers, so I asked founder Allison Joseph six questions to […]