THE POET BY DAY

I have to take a few days off, but I’ll post Calls for Submissions and poems in response to last Wednesday’s writing prompt as soon as I can. Thank you for...

“It’s like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.” Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami Sundress Publications just sent this in: This press extended the deadline for submissions of full-length short...

 “ . . . for there is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one’s own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified...

  Comedian John Oliver to Serve as Master of Ceremonies at PEN America Literary Gala, May 21 at the American Museum of Natural History, NY. Today PEN America announced that comedian...