Today, I’m immersing myself in reading poems to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and listening to my favorite community radio station KRCL streaming online as they play music and speech excerpts in his honor. You can also listen to the entirety of his “I Have a Dream” speech here […]
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/.
For my previous poetry collections, I had kept my endorsements close to home, inviting poets I knew personally and whose passionate support I could trust. In all honesty, I also feared it an imposition to contact “big names” in our poetry community whose work I admired yet to […]
An amazing thing happened this week! While technically, the numbered list isn’t ranked in any way, I’m fine with being first on the list, even if it is just alphabetical and a coincidence they listed my blog in the first section :). Thanks to my readers who nominated […]
Willawaw Journal is a new online literary journal of poetry and art, published quarterly. The unique thing about Willawaw is that each issue has a poem prompt or mentor poem from a poet laureate! Each issue is also themed based, but may evolve in the future at the […]
Homology Lit is a new Pacific Northwest-based quarterly online literary magazine for people of color, queer folks, and people with disabilities, founded by Savannah Slone in July 2018. They are currently open for submissions of visual art, poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction for their second issue coming out in April […]
Zócalo Public Square is currently running a free poetry contest with the theme of “Place.” Poets may send up to three poems to email@example.com. Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has been awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. “Place” […]
It’s so important to do your homework before sending your manuscript to a publisher. Make sure to take notes for each publisher you research. You will most likely want to compare them to each other before deciding where you want to submit. Make sure the press is the […]