Happy New Year and big thanks to such an incredible online community of poets, writers, and supporters! I started actively posting and promoting this poetry blog in October 2014, and have seen a constant increase in traffic, likes, and followers. I’ve met some amazing and talented people along […]
My review of ‘The Body’s Alphabet’ by Ann Tweedy published by Literary Mama + they are open for submissions! DEADLINE: Jan. 1, 2017
My review of The Body’s Alphabet by Ann Tweedy was just published in Literary Mama’s December issue. “This collection of poems adheres to the bodies of mothers and daughters, lovers and partners, childhood and children. It reminds us how close and distant we can be, at all times, to each other, to […]
My review of Chen Chen’s ‘Kissing the Sphinx’ published by Stirring + they are open for submissions!
My review of Kissing the Sphinx by Chen Chen just went up on Stirring: A Literary Collection published monthly by Sundress Publications. “This short collection evokes tattoos and Tuesdays, cats and camels, Russian novels and postcards, muscular legs and gorgeous men, a body covered in colorful Post-it notes, and yes, kissing the […]
“Sonic Pleasure and Lyricism in Online Poetry Magazine”–My review of Pretty Owl Poetry in The Review Review
My review of Pretty Owl Poetry’s Summer issue just went up on The Review Review! Just last year I sent a request to join the ranks of the literary reviewers on their site and this is the third lit mag they’ve asked me to read and write about. The first two were print issues, meaning, […]
In January of 2015, my friend and fellow poet Bonnie Shiffler-Olsen and I embarked on a new poetic adventure–one that I am certain will become a staple in the Utah literary community for years to come. We were searching for a creative and academic poetry community, one where poets […]
My review of Nicole Rollender’s ‘Louder Than Everything You Love’ published by Yellow Chair Press + their free weekly poetry contest!
My review of Louder Than Everything You Love by Nicole Rollender just went up on Yellow Chair Review! “Rollender brings us in close, provides visions and imagery so full and real I came to know these women, stood in their kitchens, felt their ghosts drift across my bones. There’s both […]
My review of chapbook Puzzle Pieces published by Yellow Chair Press + their free weekly poetry contest!
My chapbook review of Puzzle Pieces by Bernard Grant just went up on Yellow Chair Review! This chapbook was a wonderful read. If you’re interested in writing reviews, browse through some of the reviews on their Reviews/Articles page to get a feel for how they are written. Also, many presses/authors […]