This Is Just To Say

This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold -William Carlos Williams

WIP Wednesday

It has been forever since I’ve done one of these! But not only is Work in Progress Wednesday useful to let you guys know what I’m up to, but it also reminds me. My head is like a huge tornado with things flying around it all of the time, like flowers, bits of houses, and happy cows. Sometimes I need … Read More

Submit to the HWA Poetry Showcase!

My dear friend and colleague Stephanie M. Wytovich is the editor for the 5th volume of the HWA Poetry Showcase. And this is EXCITING. Something also exciting? She’s asked Michael Arnzen and I to be guest judges. Eeeee! You can read a wonderful interview with Stephanie here where she tells you a little what she is looking for. Members of … Read More

Gamut BOGO Promo!

Chocolates for Valentine’s Day is awesome, but chocolate AND great literature? Even better! For the month of February, Gamut Magazine is doing a special Buy One, Get One event. For every subscription you buy, you’ll receive a second subscription to give to someone you love. Gamut pays ten cents a word for our acquired work and you’ll find fiction, nonfiction, … Read More

The Inaugural Issue of Gamut is Live!

I can’t believe it! This has been a long time coming. Gamut magazine is now live! If you have a subscription to Gamut, feel free to log in and read the wonderful first issue. It’s simply beautiful. If you bought ebook format, you should have already received those. And if you’re simply curious to see what we have to offer, … Read More

Gamut Magazine Reopens Tonight!

Gamut Magazine is scheduled to open to submissions tonight at midnight, CST. We’ll remain open until we receive 300 submissions, and then we’ll close. Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer … Read More

Gamut Reopens Tomorrow!

Has it been a month already since Gamut first opened its doors? Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer staff burnout. One we reach 300 subs, we close while we get everything … Read More

Gamut is Now Open to Submissions!

I can’t tell you how exciting this is!  Gamut is now opening its doors to submissions. Stop by the website and check out the sample stories, poetry, non-fiction, and columns. We are also offering  subscriptions, merchandise, and consultations. We’re looking forward to reading your work. <3 ****Edited to Add**** Well, that was quick! Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a … Read More

Pimp A Nemesis Friday: Matt Betts

  Wait, when did “Pimp a Friend Friday” turn into “Pimp a Nemesis Friday?” When I decided to host Matt Betts, of course. He’s my favorite Nemesis ever. Matt’s new poetry collection is titled “Underwater Fistfight” and it’s poetry for people who think they hate poetry. His work is often funny and poignant. Poet. Pirate. It’s all the same really. … Read More

Take My Hand and Write a Poem with Me.

We went on vacation to the sea. Salt water always makes things better, yes? But we came back exhausted, and ill, and I have the desire to create but I’m very low on energy. I can’t pull the words I need from my head. Let’s borrow somebody else’s words. Found poetry. I’d love for you to do this with me! … Read More