Author Archives

Erica Goss, Poet

Erica Goss is a poet, writer and instructor. She served as Poet Laureate of Los Gatos, CA, from 2013-2016.

Dive Into the Wordpool

I discovered wordpools in Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge’s Poemcrazy. “I collect…hats, coins, cougars, old Studebakers,” she writes. “That is, I collect the words. Pith helmet, fragment, Frigidaire, quarrel, love seat, lily. I call gathering words this way creating a wordpool. This process helps free us to follow the words and write poems.” […]

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year’s Day 2020! I decided to make a list of things I’d like to accomplish in my writing life this year. I’ll revisit the list in December and see how I did. Erica’s 2020 New Year’s Resolutions: Finish something big by the end of 2020. I […]

Getting the Most Out of AWP

Attending an AWP Conference is exhilarating and exhausting. Watching thousands of introverted writers awkwardly networking is, of course, part of the fun; being too overwhelmed to even nod at someone you know is not. At the most recent AWP (Portland 2019) I admit to moments of complete and […]

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The Sundress Blog

(a publishing collective supplement)

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction

Richie Billing

Fantasy Writer

Dave Bonta

digital poet

Erica Goss

Poet, Writer, Instructor

The Urban Orchardist

A Blog by Novella Carpenter

National Day Calendar

Fun, unusual and forgotten designations on our calendar.

A Journey With You

surviving schizophrenia

swampyankeewoman

Life is a river that contains past, future, present.

O Write: Marilynonaroll's Blog

Thoughts on writing and reading

Ferhext

Heather Derr-Smith

GIRLS' VOICES MATTER

AN ARTS-BASED MEDIA EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR TEEN GIRLS

Reading in Bed

Reading the classics, CanLit, and everything else. In bed.

Trish Hopkinson

A selfish poet

The Ark of Identity

Laura M Kaminski's poetry practice and links

cathleenmiller

Just another WordPress.com site

maybesopoetry

A Poetry & Literature Blog