Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Jacqui Germain

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Jacqui Germain

How do you practice self-care when writing about a difficult subject matter? What brings you joy? I’ll answer the question about joy first: laughing. Laughing...

VIDA Reviews! Resistance and Hope, edited by Alice Wong

VIDA Reviews! Resistance and Hope, edited by Alice Wong

After the polls closed for the 2016 presidential election, my husband and I strapped our soon-to-be-one-year-old daughter into her high chair and turned her towards...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Raquel Salas Rivera

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Raquel Salas Rivera

How do you practice self-care when writing about a difficult subject matter? What brings you joy? This has been a question I’ve had on my...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Safia Elhillo

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 3 — Safia Elhillo

How do you practice self-care when writing about difficult subject matters? What brings you joy? I think I am very gentle with myself—sometimes at the...

Poetry As Offering: To Practice In Poetry & Live In The Body-Mind

Poetry As Offering: To Practice In Poetry & Live In The Body-Mind

Chicago is my hometown, I grew up here as a poor brown queer awkward butch girl, and snuck into open mics at Aloha Café to...