A new month ushers in original and innovative poetry releases. This month, themes explore everything from female empowerment, fairy tales, and automation, to the very role of language itself. The end result? There’s a poetry collection for anyone and everyone.
Every June, the LGBTQ+ community and its allies celebrate Pride Month in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan. According to the Library of Congress website, “celebrations include pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts, and LGBTQ+ Pride
My initial goal with the “Poets for a Cause” spotlight articles was to showcase poets with passions for shedding light on a variety of important topics such as mental health, chronic illness, domestic violence, female empowerment, childhood cancer, trauma, and
Prayer in a Hospital Room by Veronica Suarez Tonight, stars blink, tell tales of a full moon apocalypse, and in the silence, I can hear the fears of the city echoing though the birds are chirping, and a toad hops on the granite. I don’t believe we’re on the
In the zone, hitting your stride, hyperfocused, nirvana—whatever you call it, the coveted flow state is the feeling when you’re completely immersed in an activity. The conscious mind subsides along with any sense of time and even physical needs. The
You shake your pen and nothing comes out, but it’s not the ink that’s dry—it’s your idea well. If you’re feeling stuck beyond writer’s block, feeling uninspired, or even anxious about writing, you might be hitting a dry spell. Whether
Our favorite poems are ones we return to again and again. Whether we find comfort, joy, solace, or inspiration through that poem, it can be a wonderful reminder to see it each day. If surrounding yourself with words sounds comforting
On grad school applications, writing residencies requirements, and academic job posts, a new question is emerging: How do you engage with a larger writing community? It’s no longer just about writing strong literature, it’s also about being a strong literary