From Category: Recommended Authors
Tarik Dobbs is an Arab-American queer poet and visual artist from Michigan. Their poetry chapbook, Dancing on the Tarmac, was selected for publication by G. Calvocoressi (Yemassee, 2021). Read Daniel Lassell's review of this collection in Diode Poetry Journal.
Poetry slam champion and teachers' advocate Taylor Mali is also a driving force behind the award-winning Urbana Poetry Slam team, which performs every Tuesday night at the famed Bowery Poetry Club in New York City.
Dr. Steele is a professor of English at California State University, Los Angeles. See his website for selections from his poetry and critical essays as well as a useful introduction to traditional poetic forms and meters.
tree turtle is a Pushcart Prize–winning writer, educator, and activist, whose work explores the intersection of black, LGBT, Buddhist, and working-class identities. tree turtle's work has appeared in journals such as Fence Magazine, The New Formalist, Prick of the Spindle, Ploughshares, and many others. Eight works of couture book art were published by Widows Nails Press, a project of Marcel Christian Labeija, who was also an affiliate of the famed Nuyorican Poets Café.
Poet Trish Hopkinson is the author of the chapbooks Emissions and Pieced into Treetops, as well as many poems published in literary journals. On her blog, she shares interesting writing tips, articles, calls for submissions (no-fee only), and other information to help promote good writing.
This scholarly archive includes complete text of Leaves of Grass plus biographical materials and literary criticism.