NO FEE Submission call + editor interview – Gyroscope Review, DEADLINE: Dec. 7, 2020

Gyroscope Review is a print and online poetry magazine published quarterly. You can read their current issue as well as past issue on their site or order them in print. They welcome both new and established poets. They also currently have a list of poetry resources up on […]

5 Tips to Jump-start Your Writing – guest post by Janice Northerns

Maybe, like me, you’ve had productive stretches as a writer, but for whatever reason—boredom, changed circumstances, lost confidence —you’ve hit a fallow period. You’re not writing, and the longer you go without writing, the harder it is to start again. In graduate school, I wrote prolifically, but from […]

Finding Transformation Through Poetry – guest post by Mela Blust

I found transformation through poetry. I remember reading poems that literally changed my life. Like, after reading them, I could breathe again. I found self-acceptance, worth, and hope in the breathtaking sadness of Kim Addonizio’s “To the Woman Crying Uncontrollably in the Next Stall”. I went on to […]

NO FEE submission call + editor interview – Sonic Boom, DEADLINE: Oct. 21, 2020

Sonic Boom is a literary & arts journal seeking experimental poetry, Japenese short forms, a variety of prose forms, and visual art submissions tri-annually. The issues come in free downloadable PDFs with beautiful formatting and always gorgeous art. It’s always amazing to have a found poem accepted for […]

My poem “I Do Not Wait” published by Writers Resist + they’re open for submissions!

Excited and honored to have my poem “I Do Not Wait” published by Writers Resist in their current  October 2020 Issue. This poem, with the epigraph “–for Walt Whitman” is in response to the Whitman poem entitled “A Woman Waits for Me.” Writers Resist is a feminist literary […]

40 Feminist Literary Magazines & Journals (just updated!)

Updated January 2021. In past years for National Women’s Equality Day, I spent some time compiling a list of feminist lit mags and journals and have recently updated the list! You can support these organizations by sharing, reading, submitting to, or donating. Submit your feminist writing and/or contribute […]

What I Wish Writers Knew About Dyscalculia – guest blog post by Sister Lou Ella Hickman

Ever hear someone say, “People can do just about anything if he or she can read but they can get along well without math”? Reality check. Imagine your frustration if you couldn’t do something as simple as balance a checkbook on a regular basis, make change, deal with […]

NO FEE/THEMED submission call + editor interview – They Call Us, DEADLINE: Nov. 1, 2020

They Call Us is a new  online, feminist literary magazine publishing a themed issue every three months. Past themes include They Call Us Flawed and They Call Us Theirs. The current open call is for the theme They Call Us Bossy. They seek “to showcase the talents of […]

NO FEE/THEMED submission call + editor interview – SAQA Regional (Fresh Fish), DEADLINE: Oct. 31, 2020

The SAQA Florida Region presents a multi-disciplinary collaborative project to celebrate Florida’s waters as part of the 2022 SAQA Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. Poets are invited to submit poetry related to Florida underwater life: fish, sea creatures, water and its movement or other related concepts. “We […]

PAYING/NO FEE submission call + editor interview – EX/POST Magazine, DEADLINE: Oct. 15, 2020

EX/POST Magazine is a new literary magazine up to some excellent projects!  According to their About page, it’s “out of the after” and “it’s a clipped form of ex post facto, itself a bastardized version of the Latin for ‘after the fact.’ Here at EX/POST, though, we aren’t […]

Trish Hopkinson
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