Submit like a Man

After reading this post a long while ago, I’ve been thinking a lot about my own submission habits and how they have developed. I used to be a diehard submitter. I submitted pretty much as soon as I had new work, and since I was in graduate school, I was generating new work all the… More Submit like a Man

Process: The pantoum

As of late, I’ve gotten super into pantoums. The pantoum is a poem of any length composed of four-line stanzas where in each stanza, the second and fourth lines serve as the first and third lines of the next stanza. I’ve been using four line stanzas using the repeating pattern ABCD BEDF EGFH GCHA (or GAHC). I’m a… More Process: The pantoum

Send This Little Poet To The Sewanee Writers’ Conference!!

Remember that time when you sold wallpaper or lemonade or that awful boy scout popcorn in the hopes of greasing your fiscal wheels or at least coming away with bragging rights and a stellar CD player? We all did that when we were too young to get jobs. We sold things. We wheedled our parents.… More Send This Little Poet To The Sewanee Writers’ Conference!!

Upcoming Book Contests

This post is purely selfish, but maybe you’ll also want a list of upcoming contests you want to submit your book to. *Word Works The Washington Prize (open to all new, emerging, and established writers) Deadline: 3/15 *Black Lawrence Press The Hudson Prize (open to all new, emerging, and established writers) Deadline: 3/31/15 *Cleveland State University Poetry… More Upcoming Book Contests