Writing Mentors · Young Writers

Discovering Poet Amanda Gorman

Good afternoon my friends, As of today I will be posting weekly on Wednesdays. Also, I'm experimenting with showing the full posts on the blog homepage instead of excerpts; let me know which style you like more in the comments. Poet Amanda Gorman Last week we discovered writer Marge Piercy, a feminist and prolific writer… Continue reading Discovering Poet Amanda Gorman

In the Family · Writing Mentors

Discovering Writer Marge Piercy

My fellow writers and readers, I'm always very excited when I get to discover a new writer! Today we're discovering poet, feminist, and novelist Marge Piercy. Born in 1936, she is a New York Times bestseller known for her frank biographical writings, her writing about social concerns, and her unabashed upholding of women's rights. She's… Continue reading Discovering Writer Marge Piercy

In the Family · poetry · Writing Mentors

Poetry Inspirations – Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur Contemporary Poet - Rupi Kaur Today, I'd like to share something from contemporary poet Rupi Kaur. She exploded onto the market a few years back, in 2014, with her collection Milk and Honey. Since, she has gone on to publish other collections. She is renowned for articulating the feminine experience and for being… Continue reading Poetry Inspirations – Rupi Kaur

Just For Fun · My Writing · Writing Resources

Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun

There's an awesome Poem a Day thing going on over at the Writer's Digest website! Check the newest one out here. I'm thinking of getting in on it, myself. I want to write more poetry! Does anyone have anything to share about making scrapbooks or journals? I'm excited, because I saw some beautiful hand-made journals… Continue reading Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun