Category: Self-taught MFA

Poetry Palooza Event Series via IWWG + I’m hosting the free kickoff event! – Feb. 7 @ 7pm ET

I’m pleased to announce the International Women’s Writing Guild‘s spring programming for Poetry Palooza! I’ll also be hosting the free kick-off panel with a stellar lineup of poetry advocates, incredible teachers, and poets on Tuesday, February 7 at 7pm Eastern Time. The spring program includes several workshops, Friday […]

15 Literary Magazines Seeking Volunteer Readers by Trish Hopkinson via Authors Publish

Thank you to Authors Publish for publishing my article with 15 literary magazines currently seeking volunteer readers and information on why you’d want to on their resourceful site! Learn the benefits of volunteering, including gaining experience, meeting other writers, improving your own writing and submissions approach, along with […]

Poetry Palooza workshops, open mics & contest via IWWG continue thru Nov. 2022!

I’m pleased to announce the International Women’s Writing Guild‘s fall programming for Poetry Palooza! I recently hosted the free kick-off panel with a stellar lineup of with a stellar lineup of poets, writers, and educators to talk self-care for creatives. If you missed it, it’s not too late […]

Poetry Palooza via IWWG + I’m hosting the free kickoff event! – Sept. 13 @ 7pm ET

I’m pleased to announce the International Women’s Writing Guild‘s fall programming for Poetry Palooza! I’ll also be hosting the free kick-off panel with a stellar lineup of poets, writers, and educators to talk self-care for creatives on Tuesday, September 13 at 7pm Eastern Time. Click here to register […]

TrishHopkinson.com on indefinite hiatus

TrishHopkinson.com, aka SelfishPoet.com, has been running since 2014 and I’ve published over 2,100 posts in the last eight years. It has been an extremely rewarding project and was a complete surprise–I had no big plans when I first started sharing information for the poetry and literary community. When […]

My interview w/ Ellen Elder – co-poetry editor of Literary Mama + call for subs via Tell Tell Poetry

Welcome to the eleventh interview in my 12-part poetry submissions interview series for Tell Tell Poetry with Ellen Elder, co-poetry editor of Literary Mama–a publishing venue for writers who write about and identify as mothers and/or through mothering–talks with me about how she became a poetry editor, how Literary […]

50+ Lit Mags for Book Reviews & Author Interviews

The listings below are literary magazines and journals I found which do not charge submission fees and accept unsolicited submission of book reviews and author interviews. A few are paying, some are print publications, some require a query before you send a review to make sure it’s not […]

Seven Days, Twelve Months, and a Year – guest post by Brynda Mara

It’s gay pride month, and here I’m publishing a love story between a transgender person and I. It never crossed my mind that I would write an LGBTQ oriented POETRY collection, just like it never crossed my mind I would ever be in a relationship with a transgender […]

My interview w/ Camille Wanliss – founder of Galleyway via Tell Tell Poetry

Welcome to the tenth interview in my 12-part poetry submissions interview series for Tell Tell Poetry with Camille Wanliss, founder of Galleyway–an online platform that spotlights opportunities for BIPOC writers. Learn about what inspired her to start Galleyway, the benefits of participating in the literary community, the importance […]

Life After Birth: Mentoring Newborn Poems – guest post by Elisabeth Blair

This post was adapted from four essays in the author’s monthly poetry craft newsletter, lullabies & alarms. After sketching out a poem, the next steps can feel daunting. In this post I’ll share 6 steps I usually take when revising my poems, with hopes they will help make […]

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