Submit: Tap Lit, Crestview Library… & a poem :)

The Crestview Public Library is asking readers to submit their favorite prompt or writing starter to be posted on their tumblr blog during April. Be sure to include your contact and social media information as well as the source of your inspiration.  See their tumblr blog, Facebook page or the library’s website for more information.

|tap| lit mag is paying $25 for poetry and prose by marginalized voices on the themes of trauma, mental health, and social justice. Visit their submissions page for full details.

I thought it appropriate to begin National Poetry Month with a poem…about poets… written by, obviously, a poet. His name is William L. Gent, and he was my interview March 27.  Thank you, Bill, for sharing this poem here today.



About Angela Yuriko Smith

A former news journalist, Angela Yuriko Smith retired to write fiction. Her prose and poetry have been published in several print and online publications. She has nearly 20 books which include dark and speculative fiction for YA and adults, books for children and two collections of poetry. Her first collection of poetry, “In Favor of Pain,” has been nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. When not writing, she teaches creative writing at Northwest Florida State College.
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