Lyzette Wanzer’s Upcoming Memoir Listed as “2022 Top Shelf Pick” by IPG
Congratulations to instructor Lyzette Wanzer, whose forthcoming memoir Trauma, Tresses, & Truth: Untangling Our Hair Through Personal Narrative was listed as a Top-Shelf Pick by Independent Publishers Group (IPG). Lyzette’s manuscript will receive additional marketing efforts and high profile magazine features as it approaches publication in the fall.
Kate Sullivan Publishes “The Emmy Rose” in The Dillydoun Review
Congratulations to Kate Sullivan, whose flash fiction piece “The Emmy Rose” was published in The Dillydoun Review. Kate wrote this piece alongside Barbara Henning in her course Poetic Prose: The Prose Poem. Read Kate's piece here. »
Susan Vespoli Reads from “Blame It on the Serpent” with Peregrine Book Co.
Susan Vespoli will read from her collection Blame It on the Serpent with Peregrine Book Co. on April 13th, at 5 P.M. Pacific Time. Come out to this live Zoom event to celebrate National Poetry Month! Learn more about the reading here. »
Ali Mckenzie-Murdoch Publishes “On a Knife Edge” in Across the Margin
Congratulations to Ali Mckenzie-Murdoch, whose flash fiction piece “On a Knife Edge” was published in Across the Margin. Ali’s piece was written alongside Barbara Henning in her course Flash Fiction: Writing the Short-Short Story. Read Ali's short story here. »
Susan Vespoli Interviews with Rattlecast
Congratulations to instructor Susan Vespoli, who interviewed with Rattlecast about her book Blame it on the Serpent. Watch Susan's interview here! »
Performance Poets of the Palm Beaches: April Reading
The Performance Poets of Palm Beaches, hosted by instructor Susannah Simpson, will run a live poetry reading on April 10th, 3 P.M. Eastern Time. During the reading, donations will be requested to support Doctors Without Borders in Ukraine. Anyone interested in attending should email Performancepoets20@gmail.com requesting a Zoom link to the April event. We hope to see you there!
Nancy Napier Publishes “The Joys and Frustrations of Being a Beginner”
Congratulations to Nancy Napier, whose article “The Joys and Frustrations of Being a Beginner” was published in Psychology Today. For beginning writers, Nancy’s perspective might free you from the demand of knowing everything at once—learning the craft takes time! Read Nancy's article here »
Barbara Henning Publishes “Ferne, a Detroit Story”
Congratulations to instructor Barbara Henning, whose book Ferne, a Detroit Story was published by Spuyten Duyvil. Barbara’s book is a multi-media retelling of her mother’s life, exploring the social and political realities of mid-century Detroit. Learn more about Ferne here! »
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Delmarva Review seeks literary fiction, nonfiction, and poetry with fresh, evocative voices. The journal publishes once a year, making this a highly selective publication. All accepted writers receive a free copy of the journal, alongside publication next to many well-acclaimed writers.
Write City Magazine, a publication out of the Chicago Writer’s Association, seeks poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for their upcoming issues. All accepted works receive a small stipend, on top of publication. Be sure to read their submissions guidelines before submitting!
A new travel anthology A Gelato a Day Keeps the Tantrums Away is seeking narrative short story submissions on the theme of family travel. Stories should be of a narrative nature and reflect the wonders, surprises, pitfalls and hilarious moments that can occur when traveling with family members of all shapes, sizes, types and styles. Contributors should be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. There is limited room for stories by international writers, who are encouraged to submit. Submissions are due September 30th.
Tongue Tied Mag is regularly seeking poetry and hybrid works. The journal tends to publish new and emerging writers, and prefers works that are literary, innovative, and fresh. Tongue Tied’s editors often work with their poets on feedback and edits, helping new writers put out polished, impressive pieces.
Quarantine Collection was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The journal documents literary responses to both the coronavirus crisis and other creative works produced during quarantine. Emphasis on submissions that are playful or experimental. Open to all genres.
Newfound is accepting submissions for their themed journal “Inner Spaces.” The journal is looking for pieces that investigate intrapersonal experiences and identity development. All genres welcome; submissions are due by December 21st.
3Elements Literary Review is accepting literature that combines the following 3 elements: “trapeze, pinprick, calico.” The journal is open to submissions from all genres, and enjoys works that are experimental and creative. Submissions are due August 31st.
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