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.
Welcome back. If you haven’t read my first post, The Art of Reframing Your Poetry Manuscript, you may want to start there. Today, let’s lean into unifying your manuscript through theme. You’ve arrived at a place where you’d like to re-engage with your poetry. Maybe you’ve worked your […]
Everything in Aspic is a new literary journal published quarterly with a free to enter monthly poetry contest. They are currently open for their monthly contest and for submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, essays, or hybrid work for their first December issue. I wanted to know more about […]
The Broken Spine is a new “poetry and arts collective proudly published on the coastal edge of North-West England. Founded in 2019 by Alan Parry and Paul Robert Mullen – two school friends reunited after twenty years through a mutual love of poetry.” I wanted to know more […]
The Revolution (Relaunch) is a monthly online and print literary publication and a revisionary, radical, and creative resurgence of the weekly women’s rights newspaper founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony (1868-1872), which was the official publication of the National Woman Suffrage Association. Per their About […]
Better Than Starbucks is “Not your ordinary poetry magazine” and is published in print and electronically. They host regular features categorized by form and genre available on their web site and content is always available to read online for free. They pay $20 for monthly features via paypal […]
Piano Microstories is a unique collaborative project calling for poems and photography inspired by pianist and composer Fabrizio Paterlini. I love seeing different art forms combined and this truly looks amazing. I wanted to know more about this project, so I interviewed editor Ravinder Surah to learn more. […]
I’m teaching a persona poem community workshop starting next week, so this seemed like a good post to share again. Enjoy! As writers we are so often told to “write what you know.” And this is good advice. But this “rule” should not be taken literally, especially when […]