I count myself very lucky to be a part of Inklette Magazine‘s editorial team. With each issue, I get to read beautiful writing and view gorgeous art from all over the world. I’m proud to share Issue XVI. Congratulations to all the contributors!
Middle West Press is currently open for full-length poetry manuscripts with intersections of themes of military experience or service (military, dependents, and civilians). The deadline for manuscript submissions is March 5, 2023. Middle West Press is also looking for individual poems and micro-stories about items worn/used/carried in military service (military, dependents, and civilians all welcome … More Call for Submissions – Middle West Press
Thank you to Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center director Circe Olson Woessner for all the work she does in educating the public about military family life and for interviewing me and fellow poet/editor Randy Brown for the museum’s podcast. The museum is located in Tijeras, New Mexico.
The Military Spouse Book Review is back from hiatus, and the first book reviewed for the exciting return is my poetry collection Forces (Middle West Press, 2021). (You can purchase Forces here.) Such an honor! In fact, editor-in-chief Andria Williams announced that Middle West Press will be featured with several forthcoming reviews of its recently … More Military Spouse Book Review – Back from Hiatus
It is such an honor to be named as an associate editor of Middle West Press for the 2023-2024 publication calendar. I will be collaborating on editing anthologies; I look forward to the challenge and adventures. Middle West Press is currently open for military-themed poetry manuscripts (of which I am not a part of selecting … More Middle West Press Associate Editor: Me
I’m grateful to the editors of The Wrath-Bearing Tree for including my poem “Our Folklore” in their first issue of 2023. It’s quite an honor. The Wrath-Bearing Tree is an online journal of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and reviews that adress themes of social justice and human resilience.
Much gratitude to Caroline Hampshire, instructor of English at the U.S. Air Force Academy, for reviewing my poetry collection Forces in War, Literature & the Arts Journal (WLA). It’s a holiday treat and an honor. You can read the full review here.
Climate change and the environment are issues with which my family and I concern ourselves, so I’m quite honored to have my poem “Water Cycle” included in The Wrath-Bearing Tree’s special Climate Change issue. The Wrath-Bearing Tree is an on-line literary journal that focuses on social justice and positive change.
I’m honored to be on a panel at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 21, 2022. This free event is from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg, MD. Bring the whole family because there will be panels, workshops, book signings, and other events for children, teens, and adults. At the Edgar Allan Poe … More Gaithersburg Book Festival
I’m grateful to Belfast poet Colin Dardis for including me in this #InternationalWomen’sDay audio poetry anthology. The anthology includes women from various countries reading their poetry, and one included a song. https://rancididols.bandcamp.com/album/breakthebias?fbclid=IwAR2DcF74qPeEQTOwyZDfEguMMfeXICQwmvjcDZ51l-uLR2cEITzgIIQZk60