The new June Ghazal Page is online with three of my ghazals!! Please check it out. The Ghazal Page specializes in publishing English languages ghazals in both traditional and experimental forms, as well as somewhere in between. Worth your while to read the whole issue.
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Raise the roof! Sound the chimes! Click the link! Bring on the rhymes! The June issue of the gorgeous online zine Orchards Is now live and I am the featured poet!!! This includes an interview (including a question about this blog) and a selection of my poems (eleven!). Needless to say, I’m on Cloud Nine, deeply honored to be featured on such a fine formal-friendly publication. So many fine poets are included in this issue, a stunning array of poetry, quite varied too. My highest-flying thanks to fantastic editors Karen Kelsay and Jeff Holt! Please check it out, the whole issue well worth your time.
Today three of my poems are in the internet’s most beautiful new website, Peacock Journal. There you’ll find beautiful poetry, fiction, nonfiction, artwork, and photography in an unusually striking way. Don’t miss it! Huge thanks to the editors, W.F. Lantry and Kathleen Fitzpatrick, for including my poetry among such fine work.
The June Rotary Dial is now live with two of my poems! It’s a fantastic issue, so please check it out here.
Does it get any better than this? My poem “Epithalamion” is the final poem in the new issue of Angle Poetry which just went live. It’s a fabulous issue with many of the very best poets contributing, so it is truly exciting to be in it.
Note there is also an ekphrastic supplement with its own Harry Potter secret link about halfway through, which will lead you to even more delights, including a selection from an illustrated bestiary. Oh, those modern beasts! If you love poetry, you will love this!
So thrilled that Alabama Literary Review has published one of my sonnets, “Unspoken.” This issue is full of excellent poetry, as well as wonderful nonfiction. Their website is here.
Three of my poems have been published in Think: A Journal of Poetry, Criticism, and Reviews — a truly wonderful print magazine. Including my first published Sestina, “Control.” Now that is indeed a thrill! A few years ago I went through a rather long Sestina-writing phase (possible sign of literary OCD). This was written after I stopped, with this one glorious exception. Thanks to David Rothman, Susan Spear, and all the excellent editors for putting together such a truly fantastic journal. I’m so proud and honored to be among the contributors, with so much amazing work! Subscription and submission info about Think can be found here.
Autostraddle has published my review of Mary Meriam’s comprehensive poetry collection The Lillian Trilogy here! It’s a fantastic book for anyone to read, a delight. Feminist, Lesbian, Sensual, full of subtle and penetrating rhyme and rhythm, seething in its exposure of injustice and moving in its declarations of pain and sorrow. Check it out!
The lovely online poetry magazine Antiphon (based in the UK) has just gone live with one of my poems, “How Could I” among so many fine poems. It is an honor and indeed thrilling to be in it. The issue is beautifully presented as a PDF, easy to download for future reference. Please check it out!