Book review: Body, In Good Light by Erin Rodoni

In keeping with April’s theme as National Poetry Month, I’m happy to review a lovely book of poetry by a former colleague of mine at Literary Mama, Erin Rodoni. Erin was the assistant editor in poetry at LM until she had the double good fortune of giving birth to her second child and seeing her…Continue reading Book review: Body, In Good Light by Erin Rodoni

My poems in Stinkwaves Magazine!

I’m happy to announce two of my poems for kids are available in the Spring 2017 issue of Stinkwaves Magazine! I was really excited to find a YA magazine devoted to speculative fiction, poetry, and art. They’re also engaged in building a community of writers and artists, including young and up-and-coming creators, through the magazine…Continue reading My poems in Stinkwaves Magazine!

Happy National Poetry Month

Poetry books are popping up like Easter eggs! Since I reviewed Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson, Quarto for Kids/MoonDance Press has published three more titles in their Poetry for Kids series. They’ve chosen some wonderful American writers; crossing fingers that the publisher branches out into poets of color, too. I haven’t read these yet, but…Continue reading Happy National Poetry Month

Upcoming bar poems anthology

Yay yay yay! My poem “Valencia Street, Sunday Morning” has been selected for an upcoming Bar Poems anthology from Main Street Rag! Besides a quarterly print mag that features poetry, fiction, art, interviews, and reviews, Main Street Rag publishes books of poetry, and (under other imprints) fiction, nonfiction and anthologies. This one is expected to…Continue reading Upcoming bar poems anthology

Book review: Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson

I was lucky enough to snag a copy of the gorgeous, brand-new Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson from Quarto Publishing. If you love poetry and art–or heck, just appreciate thoughtful contemplation of the seasons–check out this book. Divided into seasons, 35 of Dickinson‚Äôs nature poems edited by Dickinson expert Susan Snively¬†dance among beautiful ink-and-watercolor illustrations…Continue reading Book review: Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson