I love that libraries and book stores are offering virtual and hybrid (in-person and virtual mixed) poetry events. On September 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm ET, Samantha Kolber, author of Birth of a Daughter, is hosting a hybrid Open Mic Poetry Night at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT. Even though I live nowhere near … More Open Mic Poetry Night
I’m grateful to The Line Literary Review for publishing two of my poems: “A Long War” and “Behind the Beat.” The Line Literary Review is a student and veteran run journal from Columbia University that is interested in the varied perspectives of service and war. While initial publication is online, a print edition will be … More The Line Literary Review
Peeking Cat Literary (formerly Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine) started a new format in 2020. Instead of a monthly print journal, they now post one new poem at a time online and will publish a compiled print issue later in 2021. I’m excited to share that my poem “Dissection of an Owl Pellet” is published on … More Peeking Cat Literary issue 40
The Magnolia Review vol. 6 issue 2 is recently published, and I am grateful that six of my poems — “Vigor of Thought,” “Out of the Cradle,” “Defending Eve,” “The Mystic,” “The Living Desert,” and “How to Solve a Riddle” — are part of it. The Magnolia Review is a literary journal of poetry, prose, and … More The Magnolia Review 6.2
To celebrate Pure Slush’s 10th anniversary and Bequem Publishing’s 100th print publication, Pure Slush Books has released Pure Slush 100 Lives vol. 2. It contains 50 stories and essays, and 50 poems that celebrate people’s lives. I’m honored that my poem “To Emily” is included in this wonderful celebration. It is available in print or … More 100 Lives Pure Slush Vol. 20
I’m honored that my poem “Pursuit” is included among 36 prize-wining war poems and prose in Our Best War Stories (Middle West Press, 2020). Since 2016, Line of Advance has hosted the Darron L. Wright Award, selecting 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in war veteran poetry and prose. This year, a military family member … More Our Best War Stories published
Thank you to The Sea Letter for including my poem “Fever” in issue 9. Soon after writing “Fever” in response to my daughter and I being sick at the same time, the pandemic hit the United States. When I wrote the poem, I didn’t know what the following months would hold or that I wouldn’t … More The Sea Letter issue 9
Much gratitude to Riggwelter Press for selecting my poem “Swans Reflecting Elephants” to be included among the beautiful writing and art of issue #29. Riggwelter is a monthly online literary journal founded by Jonathan Kinsman in 2017 that publishes prose, poetry and art.
#Watertome: A White Stag Anthology Part 1 is the first an element themed series. I’m grateful that my poems “A Lesson in Leaving” and “A Summer in the Future” will be included in such a gorgeous anthology. #Watertome is available for pre-order here.
I’m over the moon excited to share that my poem “Pursuit” is the 1st place winner of the poetry by a military family member category of Line of Advance’s 5th Annual Col. Darron L. Wright Memorial Awards. “Pursuit” will be published on LOA’s website (September 2020) and in LOA’s anthology Our Best War Stories (Middle … More Among the Line of Advance Poetry Winners