Great news! The good folks over at Hiraeth Books will publish three of my poems in the coming months. “Not of Byzantium” and “All Our Faults Are Fallen Leaves” will appear in the Winter Issue of Illumen magazine, which will be released in January. “Industrial Revolution” will appear in the September Issue of The Fifth Di magazine.
If you follow this blog, then you know that Illumen is a favorite magazine of mine because of its excellent speculative poetry, but The Fifth Di is a magazine with which I’m not yet acquainted. It sounds like a terrific science fiction periodical, and I’ll be looking forward to reading my first copy when the September issue is published.
Thanks once again to Managing Editor Tyree Campbell for allowing me to share my voice with such outstanding indie lit publications!
I got some more great news today — Illumen magazine released its Spring 2020 issue, featuring my poem “Smiling Among Inert Shipwrecks.” This edition of the magazine boasts a cover by artist Sandy DeLuca, and names Francis W. Alexander as its Featured Poet. You can order a copy from Hiraeth Books right here.
Thanks again to Illumen Editor in Chief Tyree Campbell for accepting my poem for this outstanding quarterly digest of speculative poetry.
Hey, gang — I received some nice news today. Poet Jenny Santellano has kindly agreed to feature a poem of mine in her ongoing video series.
Jenny is a particularly gracious creative person who allows other poets to benefit from her voice; she reads selected poems at her Youtube channel, which you can find right here. (Seriously, guys, she has a beautiful voice.)
The poem selected is “The Writer.” It was part of a trilogy of poems entitled “Three Dreamers,” which was first published in 2013 by Dagda Publishing in its online format, and then in its print anthology, “Threads.” (“Three Dreamers” was also subsequently published by Illumen Magazine, Dead Snakes and UFO Gigolo.)
I’ll be sure to post a link when the video appears.
Illumen Magazine has once again featured my poetry; a section of my “Three Dreamers” series can be found in the the Spring 2014 Issue.
I would like to thank Editor Terrie Leigh Relf for allowing me once again to contribute to this beautiful biannual print magazine. It is a pleasure to be on board.
For information about Illumen, and Alban Lake Publishing’s other wonderful fantasy and science fiction titles, please see Alban Lake’s website here: http://albanlake.com/# .
I am also quite grateful to see that the University of Mary Washington Magazine’s “Class Notes” section mentioned Illumen Magazine’s publication of my “Three Dreamers” set of poems this past winter.
I was very pleased today to receive the Winter 2013 issue of Illumen Magazine, which featured my set of three poems, entitled “Three Dreamers.” This marks the first time my poetry has appeared in print format inside the United States, and the first time as well that I have been paid for my poetry.
Illumen is a print magazine of speculative poetry edited by Terrie Leigh Relf. It is published biannually by Alban Lake Publishing [previously it was published by Sam’s Dot Publishing], on April 1 and October 1, in perfect bound digest format. It contains speculative poetry, illustrations, articles, and reviews.