What does it mean to be American? Read Ms. Bailey’s insightful blog post. Click on the link:
I so agree. These are trying times to be American,and vital that we uphold the very highest ideals.
One of the main arguments I hear in favor of allowing undocumented people to live freely in the United States is that “they” take jobs that American citizens do not want such as backbreaking, physically demanding housekeeping and agricultural jobs. This is the wrong argument for immigration-rights activists like me to advance because it perpetuates […]
via A Mistaken Appeal to Selfishness — Laura Jean Bailey
Frontier Poetry is accepting poetry
for a Summer Poetry Award and poetry for General Submissions.
What is Frontier looking for? It’s refreshing that Frontier specifically tells poets. In their words:
As a home for emerging authors & established voices together, we are looking for poems that express both traditional excellence in craft and a willing fearlessness in content and form. For us, the frontier of poetry is a place where voices—of all colors, ages, orientations, identities— are made equal by a shared belief in the power of language to confront the dark, the vast, the unexplored.
For further tips, you can look here: What We Look for at Frontier.
In other words, this is a literary press that tells you what they want, offers poets free submissions as well as reading fees for contests. It has it all, it has a vision, and it is exciting to read there.
And thanks for reading.