Category: Arts Journals

Poetry and Meditation Anthology

For the Winter 2021 season at Stoneview Nature Center, I facilitated a 7-week Poetry & Meditation Workshop for writers looking to explore poetic form, write original works, and infuse their meditation practice with the delights of poetry. During the pandemic, writers met weekly online… Continue Reading “Poetry and Meditation Anthology”

“On Comics and Disability”

Exploring the comics work of three artists, Georgia Webber, ET Russian, and Andrew Godfrey, my essay featured in the December 2015 issue of Wordgathering: A Journal of Disability Poetry and Literature is an investigation of the intersection of comics and disability narratives and portrayals. There… Continue Reading ““On Comics and Disability””

ICYMI: The 2015 VIDA Count is Here and with New Intersectional Stats

In addition to VIDA’s yearly Count surveying the “Main VIDA Count” and “Larger Literary Landscape” literary journals and magazines, March 30th we released our newly-expanded Intersectional Survey, (to see the survey questions, click here) which tallied self-reported demographics data of writers in the Main… Continue Reading “ICYMI: The 2015 VIDA Count is Here and with New Intersectional Stats”

#FemaleGaze Interview with Sheila McMullin

#FemaleGaze is a new literary nonfiction online review exploring the intersections of femininity and society. I am delighted to be featured on their site in their second issue with an interview by Alicia Montellanos. We talk feminism, publishing, and the moon. Do literary reviews, magazines, journals,… Continue Reading “#FemaleGaze Interview with Sheila McMullin”

Spotlight On! Wordgathering : A Journal of Disability Poetics and Literature | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

Seemed like this spotlight was in the making years before I joined VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and was given this column. I came to reading Wordgathering‘s journal by way of the Beauty is a Verb Anthology. But I came to the anthology by way of intrigue of its… Continue Reading “Spotlight On! Wordgathering : A Journal of Disability Poetics and Literature | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts”

ROAR Magazine: Journal of the Literary Art by Women Open for Submissions!

For the past few years I have been involved in the ROAR Magazine universe. First as a contributor with my poem “Like Water” in the Spring 2013 issue, then as a reader, to  Poetry Editor, to now both Poetry Editor and Managing Editor. It has… Continue Reading “ROAR Magazine: Journal of the Literary Art by Women Open for Submissions!”

Call for Submissions | Adrienne Rich Feature | The Critical Flame

In the March-April 2015 issue The Critical Flame will commemorate the third anniversary of Adrienne Rich’s passing with a special multi-essay feature on her poetry, criticism, feminism, and politics. CF is currently accepting submissions of textual analysis, critical essays, philosophical examinations, and personal reflections on Rich’s poetry and/or essays. Contributions should… Continue Reading “Call for Submissions | Adrienne Rich Feature | The Critical Flame”

Quiet Project in a Noisy Landscape: Celebrating YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women’s Relaunch

Publishing with Yew: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women reinvigorated my artist’s spirit. In the December 2012 issue, Stephenie Foster accompanied three on my poems with bright and startling images of multi-pedal insects. She even went on to speak about her… Continue Reading “Quiet Project in a Noisy Landscape: Celebrating YEW: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Images by Women’s Relaunch”

Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising

Everything obeyed our laws and we just went on self-improving till a window gave us pause and there the outside world was, moving. –Heather McHugh, Glass House Heather McHugh, MacArthur Genius, acclaimed author of 8 poetry collections, several books of translations, and essays, and educator,… Continue Reading “Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising”

Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

We can change the online community to be a safer and more inclusive and empathetic space. The Academy of American Poets is working toward this goal through poetry and publishing the Poem-a-Day series. Today on VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, I celebrate Poem-a-Day! “Spotlighting… Continue Reading “Spotlight On! Poem-a-Day | VIDA: Women in Literary Arts”

Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!

The Fem has arrived! With new content rolling in every Thursday, The Fem is a feminist online literary magazine “created in Summer 2014 by writer/feminist duo Autumn Jaye Spriggs and Rachel C. Lewis. They wanted writing that could be sexy without being objectifying, heartbreaking without being misogynistic, and that… Continue Reading “Welcome The Fem: A Feminist Literary Magazine!”

Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN

Join me tomorrow for a night of poetry and prose at the Three Tents Reading Series hosted by Big Lucks. We’ll be reading at the Petworth Citizen at 829 Upshur St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011 tomorrow night, August 2, at 7:00PM. Readers include… Continue Reading “Three Tents Reading Series Saturday, August 2, with MEL BOSWORTH, CHRISTY CRUTCHFIELD, and SHEILA MCMULLIN”

Like Water: A Poem

Originally published in ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Volume 3, this poem hinges on the mystic understandings of a daughter and the generations preceding her. Like Water Thyme, garlic, and rosemary sprigs boil in water. Mint leaves float on rounded aureoles. … Continue Reading “Like Water: A Poem”

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine

A particularly fun spotlight to write, I spoke with Editor-in-Chief Laura E. Davis from Weave Magazine about Weave‘s commitment to feminism and representing a diverse span of writers. To read the article in full, please visit VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Spotlight On! “Now in its sixth year… Continue Reading “VIDA: Women in Literary Arts | Spotlight On! Weave Magazine”