"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Saving

16 May 2019 

“There are words/ I’ve had to save myself from”-Stephen Dunn 

Make art about what saved you, what you saved yourself from, or about what needs to be saved. 

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Sometimes the Day Is the Poem <3

I’ll keep this world from draggin me down.

Daily Prompt Love <3 Oh No Hell No

15 May 2019 

Make art about fighting back. 

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Image by ShonEjai from Pixabay

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Obsessed

14 May 2019 

Make art about obsession, about being obsessed,  about the dangers of obsession. 

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Image by John Hain from Pixabay

Special Monday Call for Submissions Love <3 Random Sample Review

Random Sample Review, an online literary and arts journal, is accepting submissions for its Summer 2019 issue.

“We accept poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and hybrids. Keep in mind that we are currently short on work written by POC, women, LBTQ folks, and people with disabilities and are particularly interested in seeing work from these communities. For everyone else, please do not let this deter you from submitting. We want your work, too!”

To be considered for the Summer issue, please submit by June 10th. All other submissions will be considered for the Winter 2020 issue.

Submission guidelines here: randomsamplereview.com/submit/ 

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Monday Must Read! Haunted City by Julie Brooks Barbour

Julie Brooks Barbour is the author of two full-length collections, Haunted City (2017) and Small Chimes(2014), both from Kelsay Books, and three chapbooks, including Beautifully Whole (Hermeneutic Chaos Press, 2015) and Earth Lust (Finishing Line Press, 2014). Her poems have recently appeared in South Dakota Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Whale Road Review, and The Indianapolis Review. She is co-editor of Border Crossing and Poetry Editor at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. She teaches writing at Lake Superior State University and is a Guest Artist Mentor for Wilson College’s MFA Program.

Purchase Haunted City here! 

Visit Julie’s website here! 

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Praise for Haunted City! 

Julie Brooks Barbour’s exciting new book, Haunted City, occupies the edge between poetry and fable, dream and nightmare. These vivid prose poems, themselves between genres, construct a terrifying metropolis of desire. -Stuart Dischell, author of Backwards Days and Dig Safe 

This book of prose poems, or perhaps it is a short novel with poetic lines backlit by lightning, is mysterious and involving, indeed haunting. Barbour is a true poet with a muse at her side. As she explains, what she has created is “really what someone else created when I relinquished control.”-Kelly Cherry, author of The Life and Death of Poetry: Poems

Presented in brief glimpses of lyric prose, an extended sequence of image-driven evocations, Barbour gives us experimental writing at its very best, offering innovations in form and technique that are thought-provoking as they are charged with affect and suspense.  This is an accomplished book by a truly remarkable writer.  -Kristina Marie Darling, author of Scorched Altar:  Selected Poems & Stories 2007-2014

 

Happy Reading!

Daily Prompt Love <3 Dad

13 May 2019 

Happy Birthday, Daddy ❤ 

Make art about fathers, about fathering, about a dad.

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