Monthly Archives: May 2018

Will Write for Beer

If you are a poet residing in the Mid-Atlantic states (DE, MD, VA, PA, NJ, NY, WVA, NC and District of Columbia) you could win two cases of Dogfish Head Craft Brewed Beer for your book-length poetry manuscript. Other prizes include $500, … Continue reading

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The Pickling Poet Pickle Tasting

A few weeks ago we purchased pickles from The Pickling Poet, artisan crafters of homemade pickles and jams. Based out of Queens, New York, they sell their products, which includes honey and jams as well as pickles, online and through local … Continue reading

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Inaugural Issue of Brine is Live

The inaugural issue of Brine is now live! I’m proud to have my poem, “Origami People,” featured in this first issue. It is available online now and a print version will be available asap. Brine received 500 poems, of which 38 were chosen. … Continue reading

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Paper Monster Press Seeks Soggy Stories

Paper Monster Press has an open call for submissions for their upcoming issue ATLANTIS 2.0. Wordworks, artworks and soundworks must have the theme of Atlantis—drowning, the depths, lost cities and mythical creatures. Send: 1) 1-3 poems, flash fiction, essays under … Continue reading

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Eye to the Telescope Pays for Poetry

Eye To The Telescope is seeking submissions for the issue themed “The Dark” by June 15th. Paying market, guest editor Colleen Anderson. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS Please submit 1–3 poems in English (in body of e-mail, or attached as .doc, .docx, or … Continue reading

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Write Like a Dandelion

Spring is everywhere, and with it comes my favorite flower, the dandelion. This common little flower inspires me. No lawn is without one, despite weed killer and conscientious uprooting. Dandelions are tenacious and prolific. Be like dandelions, Neil Gaiman urged publishers … Continue reading

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Poems by Bryan Thao Worra Channel

The things you don’t know about someone you thought you knew… I just found out my friend and mentor, Bryan Thao Worra, has a poetry channel on Youtube! I’ve been going through his videos, listening to him recite and discuss … Continue reading

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“Don’t be a ‘writer.’ Be writing.”

I found this on Kyra Starr Author Services today and it made me think of all the silly author photos I’ve taken over the years. Every photo I would look at it and debate… do I look serious enough…too serious…maybe … Continue reading

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More Ladies of Horror!

I have been sharing the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt challenges on my Facebook page in April but thought they ended at the turn of the month, but I am happy to say I was mistaken. More posts have gone up … Continue reading

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Shoreline of Infinity Calls for Sci-fi Poetry

Shoreline of Infinity seeks sci-fi poems for a new anthology of international science fiction poetry titled Multiverse – New International Science Fiction Poetry, co-edited by Russell Jones and Rachel Plummer. From the website: “…send us your alien acrostics, space age sonnets, time-travelling tankas and robotic rondeau. We … Continue reading

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