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SUBMIT! 2015 District Lit Poetry Contest Judged by Sarah Vap

In the beginning of 2015 I joined the District Lit team as Outreach and Communications Coordinator with the mission to help build an ever inclusive and diverse online community. In … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Into Goddessmode | Feminist Video Game Zine

Friends, feminists, nerds. Cool Skull Press, a micropress publishing “limited-run chapbooks that are funny and engage with pop culture, video games, glitch art, etc.” is open for submissions! For all the information … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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, … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Moon Spit | A Poem

First appearing in Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective this website’s namesake traverses the paradoxical despair and praise of revolving tides, unending changes, changes that are not different. Coping with death is to … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Half a Pill | A Poem

Half a Pill   The day woke up with a (*) not a star, but a satellite. We drove through New Mexico; yes   We saw the adobe cliff dwellings; … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Misery Grows in Bunches: A Poem

Misery Grows in Bunches A lion is a lion because his fur matches the desert. There are antelope and zebra near; he has a mane, claws, he roars; he is … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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, … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment
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