My poems listed below are representative of Language poetry and are composed with a focus on the use of the language itself and how it contributes to the creation of meaning. You can read more about the Language poetry movement and see some other examples here If you […]
Kind of a Hurricane Press has consistent calls for submissions for each of their upcoming themed anthologies. The guidelines are easy to follow and A.J. Huffman is quick to respond and runs an organized press! Her poem “from Wine, this Whimsy” was also just published by Silver Birch […]
Informative article with practical tips on why and how to apply to an MFA program. More good reasons to continue studying and writing outside of academia. A formal MFA isn’t for everyone! If you like this post, please share with your writerly friends and/or follow my blog or like my […]
I know I post a lot of stuff from Brainpickings, but they do such a fabulous job summarizing and providing vivid detail, I simply can’t resist! This article Neil Gaiman’s 8 Rules of Writing by Maria Popova not only provides his eight tips, but also links to several […]
These journals pay their contributing writers! As always, read submission guidelines CAREFULLY. Don’t get rejected for not following the rules. Read as many reading samples or past issues you can for each of the journals you’re submitting to, in order to make sure you are sending your best work which […]
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Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti‘s 96th birthday rolls around on March 24, 2015. Let’s get a head start on celebrating this iconic author’s nativity by paying homage to his classic poem “I Am Waiting,” which first appeared in A Coney Island of the Mind —…
My interview with Found Poetry Review was posted today! The Found Poetry Review was founded in 2011 and celebrates the poetry in the existing and the everyday.