Kailey Brennan is a creative writer based in Plymouth, MA. She is also the creator of Write or Die Tribe, an online writing community for writers of any genre or background. She is currently working on a collection of personal essays.

While at home this May in self-quarantine, there is no better time to explore new poetry. With the latest from Jenny Zhang, and collections exploring sexuality, injustice, mental health, and healing, there is something new for everyone within the words

Adding plants to your living space adds an element of calm and tranquility. Watching them grow and thrive under your care is rewarding and can feel meaningful in a small way. Not only do they purify the air of toxins

The Crying Book by Heather Christle  Heather Christle, the author of four poetry collections: The Difficult Farm (2009), The Trees (2011)—which won the Believer Poetry Award—What Is Amazing (2012), and Heliopause (2015), released her first nonfiction book in 2019. The Crying

In an article by Michael Detra in the Washington Post, he discusses reading John Burnside’s The Music of Time: Poetry in the Twentieth Century. In this book, Burnside says that 20th-century poetry matters because it “continually interacts with contemporary social

If you’re like many people who are staying at home right now, the need for a new book can feel very real. Maybe you have already powered through your to-be-read pile and are wishing for a trip to the bookstore.

There is nothing like the unbreakable and loving bond between sisters. Sisterhood is one of the most important relationships one can have in their lifetime. And it doesn’t always have to be defined by blood. Often times close friends can

March is Women’s History Month which gives us another excuse to rave about our favorite female writers. Here are four magical women that should be on your radar for their strength, courage, poetry, and resilience.    Sana Abuleil  you weren’t close enough to touch but

With Pisces season in full swing and summer still feeling so far away, I have been finding myself longing to be in the presence of the ocean. I have been fortunate enough to live by the coast for my entire

With the gray of winter still looming, this can be a tough time of year. Aquarius season may have left you feeling productive, but it might have also had you feeling disconnected with yourself, distant or lonely. But with Pisces

Your environment plays a huge role in your productivity. As a writer, your desk can be your creative hub, a special and even sacred place you look forward to being, where the muse feels most alive. While some research suggests

Traditionally, a mantra is a “word, sound, or phrase repeated to aid in your concentration while meditating.” It is believed that by repeating a mantra while in this practiced state of peace and calm, only the positive intentions and actions

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” —Louis L’Amour    Over the past year, I’ve conducted quite a few interviews with authors, both for Read Poetry and my community, Write or Die Tribe.