Hello. Hope your Spring has sprung. Here in Chicago we have not quite gotten to warm weather yet. And the news seems to be that other areas of the country have also experienced a return to winter. I guess we should expect April to be harsh for as T. S. Eliot told us: "April is the cruellest month, breeding / Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing / Memory and desire, stirring / Dull roots with spring rain." BTW, Happy Poetry Month. Cuban-American author Margarita Engle has an … [Read more...]
Submit locally . . .
If your holiday activities don't overrun your schedule, consider these local calls for submissions. C. J. Laity of ChicagoPoetry.com is doing another anthology: JOMP 19: Poetry of Protest. Here are the details. Deadline is 2/28/16. Measure, Cleave, Silver -- these are the three elements needed in your submissions to be considered for the Spring issue (#10) of 3Elements Review. Submission guidelines are here. Whitney Scott's Outrider Press in affiliation with … [Read more...]
Blog Tour stops here
Susan Perry who has a great blog on creativity (Creating in Flow) at the Psychology Today site asked me to participate in a Blog Tour. It’s a way to introduce you to my writing process and two or three other creative people (I feature two). The Blog Tour asks that I answer four questions about my writing process. And I will, but let me tell you a little more about Susan Perry. She has a novel, Kylie’s Heel, and a website so be sure to visit them also. Now to the … [Read more...]