a poetry update for poetry month

i found out today that my confessional class filled up, and then some!  i’ll have 13 students, and it starts in exactly a month. i’m a little nervous about teaching more advanced students; i think though it will be a good challenge and change for me.

~

the class i was taking on fairytale poetry was good; i drafted four new poems and learned more about fairytale poetry. i don’t think its going to be something i’ll pursue much further in my writing right now, but it is good to have that knowledge for later.

~

recent publications:
Town Creek Poetry accepted my villanelle “Sanctify” for publication–my first-ever published form poem!
Rock and Sling  accepted my poem “Felling”, which is one of my particular favorites so I’m glad it found a home.

~

i sent in an excerpt of my manuscript to an open reading period for a publisher, and i got an email last week that they want to see the entire thing. i’ve had this happen a couple of times before with no luck (obviously), so i’m going to try to not get my hopes up too much.

but ok, yes, i’m still encouraged by it!

2 thoughts on “a poetry update for poetry month

  1. Great news all around! Congratulations!

    Like

  2. Great news all around! Congratulations!

    Like

thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: