The wait has been agonizing, but the day is finally here! Benjamin is now available. And then he reaches for me, and although his strength is low and his limbs are shrunken, he pulls me onto his lap and folds me up. He cradles me. His greatest creation. He holds my hair in tight handfuls, … More Benjamin – Available Now!
“We’re delighted to introduce the fourth and final anthology in our series of four seasonal books, all made possible thanks to the submissions of essays and poems from women around the country and from other parts of the world. The writing is grippingly honest. Women invite us into the deepest parts of their lives with … More Tending Your Inner Garden: Fall
Sassafras Literary Magazine is that one peculiar friend. He or she may, or may not, resemble a tabletop and smell like burnt caramel. Sometimes Sassafras is just like you. Sassafras is also The Littlest Litmag in the World. As the littlest Lyssa I know, I thought I’d be a good fit; they agreed. The first … More Sassafras: The Littlest Litmag in the World
My newest poem, Cecilia, is now available to read, completely free, on Untitled, with Passengers. Untitled, with Passengers is a space for poetry to exist so that poets and readers alike can enjoy it. Their main page features the latest poem, but be sure to browse older posts for more great poetry! Cecilia Heads leaned … More ‘Cecilia’ on Untitled, with Passengers
Today is the last day! For a limited time, download “A Different Kind of Beauty” for FREE on Kindle from Amazon! To celebrate Thomas Hardy’s birthday, Fiction Lake has offered my latest short story, A Different Kind of Beauty for free! Only available from June 2 to June 4, 2013, today is your last day to … More Have you gotten your free ebook yet?
Emrys 2013, Volume 30 is available now! “Without realizing it, we had begun to articulate the mission statement for the organization that was to become The Emrys Foundation—to promote excellence in the arts, especially literary, artistic, and musical works of women and minorities. “To choose a name for our new partnership we turned to Welsh … More Emrys 2013
Sometimes there is love, even when it is painful. The kind of love that floats with pain, the kind of love that is simply there, suspended in the air, and no matter how much that person hurts themselves, they are still loved. Lindsey has the love of her life. She and Jesse have been destined … More “A Different Kind of Beauty;” Available Now!