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Thea Voutiritsas is a Kansas City-based creative writer. In addition to her own blog, she is also a co-creator on The Semi-prose project, a collection of co-authored creative writing. On the side, she reviews manuscripts for poets and screenwriters.

Looking for a place where you can write more and worry less? A writing retreat might be the perfect vacation for you in 2022. These five writing retreats present an exciting opportunity to explore a new place, meet new people,

As more and more Gen Zers enter into young adulthood, we’re seeing a new crop of ambitious poets join the scene. Studies show that Gen Z is not only the most racially and ethnically diverse generation yet, but they are

Ready to add to your summer TBR list? This season comes with a new crop of exciting debut collections. From Grammy-nominated singers to award-winning writers and journalists, you’re sure to find a new name to add to your favorite poets

It’s officially Pride month, the perfect time to commemorate the impact that LGBTQ+ individuals have had on a local, national, and even international level. Pride month is held in June in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising, a pivotal event

If you’re on a journey to improve your poetry, feedback is essential. Whether you’re looking to get published or simply interested in personal growth, a few insightful comments can make a world of difference. However, there is an art to

Above image of William Nu‘utupu Giles courtesy of Thomas Antonio Garcia   Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are among the fastest-growing populations in the United States, and their contributions to American literature and poetry continue to grow alongside them. Today, there are

Giving and receiving feedback is essential for writers, but it isn’t always easy. Whether you’re providing feedback to a friend, a classmate, or a stranger online, it’s important to consider not just what you’re saying, but how you’re saying it.

Above image courtesy of Bel Canto Books   May is AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Heritage Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have made to U.S. history and culture. In the midst

Some days, the creativity flows easier than others—and that’s okay. There’s nothing wrong with seeking a little help. There are a number of online tools for poets that can help fuel your writing. Whether you’re looking for a unique word,

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a time for recognizing the contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans have made to U.S. history and culture. Poets with AAPI heritage have enriched the American literary landscape for over

Have you ever walked into a bookstore and felt right at home? Does the smell of new books send a shiver down your spine? Do shelves lined with books from your favorite genres send you into a whirlwind of reading

Earth Day is April 22, which is the perfect day to pick up some inspiring poems for Earth Day, or even an entire collection. There are many environmentalist poets to choose from. To help you find your favorite, we’ve selected