Death has always made me cry, Whether it be because of the tragic loss experienced by others, Or the friend or family shaped hole in my life, Or its fictional representation in art, Or even its lack when beloveds are reunited, Death has always made me cry. I met you once, Dark Spectre, You allowed… Read more »
My short story, “Good Works After Bad,” which did not place in last year’s Writer’s Digest Short Story Competition, finds new life in the April 2017 issue of poetic diversity, the online poetry zine of Los Angeles. http://poeticdiversity.org/main/index2.php?date=2017-04-01 Find me in the prose section. Thank you to to the editor for including me!
I had a beautiful baby boy! He is the joy of my life and the bane of my schedule. In February, I failed to win the Writer’s Digest flash fiction competition with my piece entitled “Works”. I have since submitted to the online litzine poeticdiversity where my poem “Weather Madness” previously appeared. During Women’s History… Read more »
Acceptances: poeticdiversity (online Los Angeles Litzine) has accepted: Poems “Weather Madness” – written in May 2015, inspired by the crazy storms in Austin that weekend and driving home through the back country. Published in their November 2015 edition, which can be found here: Weather Madness by Hattie Quinn “Rejoice Fifteen” – written in 2013, when I… Read more »
Monthly updates were ambitious. I would have to submit things every month to be able to update you and summer has been very busy. Rejections: Broken Worlds Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review No word: Cosmopolitan.com Submissions as of today: Poetic Diversity- “Weather Madness” Inspired by the recent rains and floods in Texas (2015). “Rejoice Fifteen” A 15 line, 15… Read more »
I will be updating you on a monthly basis regarding the submissions I have made and any acceptances or rejections I have received. I will give you a bit extra this time, as I am playing catch up. In March, I submitted and had privately published in the memorial membership newsletter The Lifted Lance: “For Nu!” A poem… Read more »