I’m so grateful of the reading and work that went into this thoughtful review of my chapbook Footnote by Eileen Murphy published by Tinderbox Poetry Journal. Tinderbox is currently closed for submissions, but watch for their FEE FREE months to send in your work and make sure to submit […]
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.
Salt Hill Journal is a biannual literary journal available in print and by subscription. They publish new fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and art by people at various stages in their literary and artistic careers–both new and emerging writers alongside those with illustrious careers in the literary arts. Previous contributors […]
At some point, every writer reaches a stale mate. You scan your growing stack of contributor copies and don’t feel that flutter anymore. You reread your manuscript that has made it so close to being accepted by several excellent presses and yet, it remains unpublished. Friends keep asking, […]
Peculiar is a LGBTQ+ print and online art and literary journal publishing issues bi-annually since 2015. They just recently opened to national submissions. I was curious how and why this art and literary journal began, so I asked Co-Editors Jack Garcia and Aaron Gates a few questions to […]
Barren Magazine is an online literary publication that features fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and photography currently open for submissions for issue No. 11 with the theme of oppression, fervor, color, and community justice. Submissions are rolling and prompts are provided for each themed issue. Per their Info page, […]
Josh Medsker created a project about four years ago called Medskerpedia, and now he has started a new version of this pretty amazing poem-a-day practice–Medskerpedia Mark II. I wanted to know more about this new project, so I interviewed Medsker to find out what he is up to […]
Guilty pleasure confession: I love classic KISS. Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Peter Criss, and Paul Stanley. Yeah, the whole make-up, pyrotechnics, costumes, stunts, and usually loud songs KISS. They were my first rock band and they will always have a special place in my overly-nostalgic heart. This week I’ve been […]