Poetry has a long tradition of sounding social concerns and calling for change. The Rise Up Review follows that tradition of poetry as a tool of power. Editor-in-Chief Sonia Greenfield and her editorial team feature a poem a day, and I thank them for selecting my poem “If You Haven’t Any Daughters” as July 7, 2017’s feature.
I can’t think of a more appropriate home for my poem “Dear Ciaran Carson” than in issue 58 of the Belfast-based A New Ulster. This monthly literary journal publishes poetry and prose from all over the world and is headed by Editor-in-Chief Amos Greig.
Thank you to Andria Williams (Navy spouse and author of The Longest Night) for sharing my blog post about “The Ever-Changing Normal” of military life on The Military Spouse Book Review. Andria is the founder and editor of The Military Spouse Book Review, a site on which military spouses share book reviews (of military and non-military … More Military Spouse Book Review: The Ever-Changing Normal
It’s wonderful to have three of my poems (“Zelda,” “Downpour,” and “Rare and Used”) published in issue 6 of the lovely India-based literary magazine, Moledro Magazine. The issue’s theme is “It’s Not In My Head” and features writers and artists from ages 13 and on, and the writers and artists hail from multiple countries. In addition … More Moledro Magazine issue 6
Much gratitude the SHANTIH Journal editorial team for publishing my poems “Such Is the Art of Warfare,” “The Dog Dreams” and “The Box Maze Swallows a Birthday” in issue 2.1. SHANTIH is an online literary magazine of poetry, prose and art. Visit submit to learn about their guidelines and how to send your own work. They … More SHANTIH Journal 2.1
Thank you to Annika and Lila for publishing five of my poems in Escapism Literary Magazine issue 2. Escapism Literary Magazine, with poetry editor/writer/musician Lila D living in Uruguay and prose editor/teacher/translator/writer Annika L living in Estonia, publishes poetry, prose and art from all over the world. You can also read issue 1 and review submission guidelines … More Escapism issue 2
Thank you to Editor Ron Harton for publishing my poem “Nature” on NatureWriting. Visit the site regularly for lovely pieces of prose and poetry about our varied connections and relationships with nature. Then talk a walk outside to enjoy and interact with the world around you and submit your nature inspired writing.
The Military Spouse Book Review hosts reviews written by military spouses. The site is founded and managed by novelist Andria Williams, author of The Longest Night (Random House, 2016). Visit the site to read my review of Kazim Ali’s The Secret Room, Andria Williams’ review of my poetry collection Uniform and Elyse Fenton’s poetry collections Clamor and Sweet Insurgent, and … More 2 Reviews: one by me, one of ‘Uniform’
Thank you to Editor-in-Chief Sam Rose for publishing my poem “Before I Knew You” in Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine issue 26. Peeking Cat Poetry is a monthly literary journal that is based in London, England and publishes writers from all over the world. Visit the Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine website to learn about submission guidelines, read writer interviews, … More Peeking Cat Poetry issue 26
Sheila-Na-Gig began as a print journal and is now an online journal of poetry edited by Hayley Mitchell Haugen and her assistant Jessica Higgins. Each journal features a contest winner for that season. I’m grateful that my poem “Blue Girl” is published in volume 1, issue 3 and that my UAA poet friend Raquel Vasquez Gilliland’s poem … More Sheila-Na-Gig online 1.3