May Poetry Contest Winner

My poetry contest continues to bring amazing poetry entries from an international audience! I truly never thought I’d be getting responses from other continents. This month, the winning poem comes from Medha Goel, a poet living in India. Medha posts short poems under the instagram handle of @whyj_st. The $25 prize will be send toContinue reading “May Poetry Contest Winner”

Join Us on a Virtual Poetry Road Trip!

Even with pandemic restrictions loosening, I’m still inclined to take precautions regarding large events. Most of the poets I know are still hosting readings online, and I’m not about to be the first one to push the status quo. But now that the spring semester is over, I’m getting that usual burst of creative energy,Continue reading “Join Us on a Virtual Poetry Road Trip!”

Poetry Interview with Laura Van Prooyen

I met Laura Van Prooyen at Poetry at Round Top when she was promoting Our House Was on Fire. I still remember seeing her cast in the warm stage lights of the Round Top concert hall, reading these poems about uncertainty, illness, and motherhood. Her new collection, Frances of the Wider Field, was released inContinue reading “Poetry Interview with Laura Van Prooyen”