Some of you already know, but in the new year, I’ll be releasing a collection of poetry with Thee Hellbox Press and Hugh Barclay – a true artist who creates beautiful, hand-bound books with letterpress printing and original artwork on acid-free paper. As with all of Thee Hellbox’s titles, this book will have a limited … More The Hellbox Press
Well, well, well. It’s been almost six months since my last entry, because as we all know, I’m really not all that good at blogging. That said, there’s so much stuff to update my readers on! Since making my way back to Kingston, I’ve been much more involved with the local poetry scene, and with … More Performances, publications, and anniversaries.
I took a long break the last couple of years, both from submitting my work to literary journals and from performing it, while I taught myself the business of independent publishing, releasing Whispers in 2014 and then Switch in 2015. My last performance (until this month) was in July of 2015. My last inclusion in … More Pulse: soon to be included in The Black Napkin Issue 4
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
The Poetic Pinup Revue is that “…you just have to see it” magazine. This is the fourth time that my work has found its way into the pages of The Revue, and as always, Harlean Carpenter has produced a beautiful publication. Head over to their website and order your copy now!
Gravel is an online literary journal devoted to finding and publishing talented writers and artists of every genre and form, even those whose work defies both. It is published by the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The August issue of Gravel Magazine includes five of my most recent poems, Solar Flares, Purity, Life Giving, Her … More Five new poems now on Gravel Mag!
From the Well House is a student-run, faculty-advised organization that celebrates the arts and sciences. Their print issue comes out every spring and the online issue every fall. They publish original work, including photography, video, music, creative and academic writing, and all types of multimedia. They accept submissions from all over the world and selections … More ‘A God of Simple Things’ in From The Wellhouse
Voices Israel was founded in August, 1971 by Leslie Summers, Reuben Rose, Moshe Ben-Zvi and Jacob Katwan. From this small beginning of four members, the organization has grown to a membership of over 150 poets in Israel and many other countries. While providing an outlet for writers of English poetry in Israel, encouraging new poets … More Rosary, available now in Voices Israel 2013
To celebrate my 100th fan on Facebook, I’m giving away a free, signed copy of Volume 2, Issue 1 of “From The Wellhouse.” This issue includes my most recently published poem, “A God of Simple Things.” All you have to do is “like” the give-away post on my page; head over to my Facebook pagenow … More Win a FREE copy of “From The Wellhouse” magazine!
CENTURY 121 is a journal of poetry and fiction dedicated to celebrating our shared conditions and destiny—as one vast, diverse, planet-wrapping family known as humanity. This truth is so basic yet far too easily ignored so it bears repeating artistically. Thus the focus of poems and fiction may be wide and unwieldy but they all … More Coming Home