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

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit or
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