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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.

Known as stable, grounded, and pragmatic, it’s no wonder that Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn are earth signs. These practical and reliable folks make for loyal friends and patient partners. But don’t get it twisted, these three zodiac signs are far

As summer draws to a close and the leaves begin to turn, we often turn inward. September is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about ourselves and our relationship with the world around us. To kick off the new month,

It’s no secret that poetry can evoke strong emotions in readers. In fact, the connection between poetry and emotions has been studied by scientists time and time again. While we can’t always put a finger on why a poem makes

Today is a big day in music, with nine exciting albums dropping all at once. For the poetry fans who love music just as much, we’ve selected five poetry collections to read while you listen to this summer’s hottest new

As Cancer season has come to a close, it’s time to make way for a new era: Leo season (July 22 through August 22). While Cancer season drew us deeper into our emotions through sentimentality and intuition, the fiery energy

Looking to spice up your bookshelf this summer? Escape the heat between the pages of these nine exciting summer poetry collections.      Sugar Work by Katie Marya (June 7, 2022)   Atlanta native Katie Marya releases her debut poetry collection, Sugar Work, this summer with

Plant parents will be familiar with the old axiom that talking to your houseplants will help them grow. In fact, scientists have spent a great deal of time researching the subject—and the evidence is pretty promising. So if you’re wondering

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