My thoughts on Instapoets

The term Instapoet bothers me. It seems to me that it has a negative meaning. It is generally in media articles used to group together writers that have chosen to publish snippets of their poetry on Instagram and have had some success in doing so. I also cannot help but notice that a large part … Continue reading My thoughts on Instapoets

Lunchtime Review. Peeking Cat 🐱 Poetry Magazine. The April Issue. Editor Sam Rose ( @writersamr )

ebook (free) print website As always with Peeking Cat there is a varied selection of poems and stories from writers in Scotland to Bangor. I like the travel theme in this issue, particularly as it is coming up to *that* time of year. The Rush to Relax by David Attree is a delightful rhyming poem … Continue reading Lunchtime Review. Peeking Cat 🐱 Poetry Magazine. The April Issue. Editor Sam Rose ( @writersamr )

4 Questions with Galya Varna.

Galya Varna 1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) I was born in Varna, the summer capital of Bulgaria, on the Black Sea Coast, but currently live in Greece, on the coast of the Aegean Sea. I hold a MA in English literature and linguistics and language acquisition is another passion … Continue reading 4 Questions with Galya Varna.

4 Questions with Jennifer Lagier.

Jennifer Lagier 1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) I've been scribbling since I was a child. I grew up on a peach ranch in a small town in the central valley of California. The tiny library fed my imagination as did the librarian and teachers who encouraged my writing from … Continue reading 4 Questions with Jennifer Lagier.

4 Questions with Kat Lehmann.

Kat Lehmann 1, Tell us about you, and your writing (themes, influences etc.) My writing sits at the intersect of poetry, meditation, inspirational self-help, memoir. Basically, I write what I need to read, and I express it as beautifully and simply as I can. I am a scientist by training, but while I was in … Continue reading 4 Questions with Kat Lehmann.