Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Melissa Studdard

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Melissa Studdard

What’s the earliest experience, or a stand-out experience, you can remember that made you realize that you can be yourself, write as yourself, and write...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Joanna C Valente

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Joanna C Valente

What do you have to say to those who would suggest your writing is too intense or upsetting? Life is upsetting and intense, so why...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Lauren Yates

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Lauren Yates

Do you feel that your writing is necessarily assumed to be autobiographical? How do you feel about this assumption? The vast majority of my writing is...

Report from the Field: White Stockings: A Poetic Study of Mythical Freedom Fighters

Report from the Field: White Stockings: A Poetic Study of Mythical Freedom Fighters

Centuries pass, yet Russia continues to weave its myths. Traditional Russian folklore is simultaneously bleak yet enchantingly surreal—full of stories about hoary, evil forest women...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Natalie Eilbert

Voices of Bettering American Poetry 2015 — Natalie Eilbert

What have you been reading, watching, or listening to lately? What new or emerging writer do you want the world to know about? I only...

Report From The Field: The Defensive Male Writer

Report From The Field: The Defensive Male Writer

There are so many very important articles on the victimization of women in society.  And this is not one of them. Nope. This is an...