Poetry’s Unexpected Savior: Social Media

Books and social media – the two seem antithetical, an unlikely pairing. Whereas I spent my entire childhood devouring books like candy, kids nowadays grow up on iPads and phone apps. It seems like a myth to say that social media contributed to the revival of poetry’s popularity and readership, but it is the truth.Continue reading “Poetry’s Unexpected Savior: Social Media”

My Self-Publishing Journey as a Poet

Before the coronavirus pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, I didn’t even know that self-publishing existed. I lived in a world where authors had agents, where traditional publishing was borderline impossible unless you were famous or you had a brilliant, new idea, and where rejection after rejection after rejection was the norm. I don’tContinue reading “My Self-Publishing Journey as a Poet”