Category: Nonfiction

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!

Introducing Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s new Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing! The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a two-year post-graduate fellowship that offers an emerging writer time to work toward a first… Continue Reading “Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!”

Lighthouse Reading Series at CSU Poetry Center with Sheila McMullin & Eric Fair

On May 25, 2016, I received a phone call from the ever stalwart and brilliant writer and Cleveland State University Poetry Center Director + Editor Caryl Pagel giving me the most exciting and heart-stopping news of my literary, probably entire, life. My manuscript, daughterrarium, was… Continue Reading “Lighthouse Reading Series at CSU Poetry Center with Sheila McMullin & Eric Fair”

Humans of Ballou Book Launch! Celebrate with Shout Mouse Press!

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. They are chaotic, sometimes painful, sometimes contradictory, but they come from deep within us. And we must key into those feelings and begin to extrapolate from them, examine them for new ways of understanding our… Continue Reading “Humans of Ballou Book Launch! Celebrate with Shout Mouse Press!”

#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”

Split Lip + Big Lucks = SUMMERFADE Literary Event 8/5

Tonight, Big Lucks and Split Lip magazines are hosting SUMMERFADE literary event featuring me! Danielle Evennou, Beth Konkoski, Tony Mancus, Lucian Mattison, and Jared Yates Sexton. Where: Johnny Pistolas, 2333 18th St, Washington, District of Columbia 20009, 3rd Floor When: 7:30PM, August 5, 2015 RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1021122627907324/ Looking forward… Continue Reading “Split Lip + Big Lucks = SUMMERFADE Literary Event 8/5”

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!”

Happy Birthday, The Inner Loop!

On April 1, 2014 I was honored to read at The Inner Loop’s inaugural reading event. It’s been a year, and tonight we are celebrating TIL’s first birthday with more readings and partying, and once again, I am honored to read at this anniversary event.… Continue Reading “Happy Birthday, The Inner Loop!”

Books & Bones AWP Offsite Reading Presented by Cambridge Writers’ Workshop

Join me April 11, 2015 at AWP Minneapolis for a night of magic and art. I’ll be reading “Bad Woman” excerpts from my poetry collection, daughterrariums. Cambridge Writers’ Workshop presents Books and Bones April 11, 2015 3:00pm-5:00pm Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Featuring Anca… Continue Reading “Books & Bones AWP Offsite Reading Presented by Cambridge Writers’ Workshop”

Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG

This Saturday, September 27, from 6:00pm-8:00pm I will be reading at the Waterbear Reading Series at One More Page Books, 2200 N Westmoreland Street #101 Arlington, VA 22213, hosted by the terrific An Tran! Please join me for a lovely evening of books, poetry, fiction,… Continue Reading “Waterbear Reading with SHEILA MCMULLIN; NATHAN LESLIE; MAUD CASEY; MIKE YOUNG”

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!”

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”

2014 Spring Issue of ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Now Available!

  I am proud to announce the release of ROAR‘s newest issue now available for purchase! Particularly exciting for me, this issue marks my second major contribution to ROAR– the first being in 2013 when they published my poem “Like Water” and the second being my inclusion… Continue Reading “2014 Spring Issue of ROAR Magazine: A Journal of the Literary Arts by Women Now Available!”

Need You More Than Ever

In Sarah Vap’s newest, The End of the Sentimental Journey, a vivisection of language, gender, and poetics, she writes at one point about the severing of a dog’s vocal cords during scientific experiments to prevent the dog from barking. In the silence, those conducting experiments were able… Continue Reading “Need You More Than Ever”