What, Oh What to Read and Write in 2019

Okay, so we’re almost two months into 2019. What’s been going on in the world of this blog? 2019: What’s happening? Savoring new publications written by friends If you like fairy tales, philosophy, and the fantastic, Jonathan Duckworth’s chapbook Book of Never is well worth your time. Copies of other friends’ books are on their way: Chloe… Read More What, Oh What to Read and Write in 2019

Rejection City, Here I Come: Trying to Accrue 100 Rejections in 2018

The best way to get your poems published is to send them out. That being said, you’ll end up receiving more rejections than acceptances, no matter who you are. The whole thing is just a numbers game. So why not reframe and welcome the reality of those inescapable rejections? One way to do this is… Read More Rejection City, Here I Come: Trying to Accrue 100 Rejections in 2018

Micro-Reviews of New VegAl Poetry: Jarrott, Thompson & La Force

A few years ago, my friend Bethany Price started holding an itinerant writing group in coffee shops in Milwaukee. The group was fun because we wrote, but it was also great because Bethany assembled a different collection of weirdos each time. You always knew you would meet interesting people. A few years later, one of… Read More Micro-Reviews of New VegAl Poetry: Jarrott, Thompson & La Force