I’m so excited to be reading Saturday in San Antonio with Amy King, Jen Knox, Joani Reese, Nan Cuba, Gary L. Hardaway, Bill Yarrow, Jane Hammons, Rachel Jennings, JR Helton, Lynn Beighley, Steve Adams, and Cynthia Bechhold. Great people, great writers! (This is for you, Ann-Marie Madden Irwin) https://saindielit.blogspot.com Melissa Studdard is on Twitter. She … Read more
Happy times with my good friend and all-around great guy, Greg Oaks, after the February Poison Pen reading. Thanks to Udo Hintze for the picture! Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her books. More information is available on Wikipedia.
Photo by Alistar Harris This morning I opened a Google alert to find that this gorgeous farming blog (The Farming Life) had shared my poem “I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast” as part of an inspiring photo essay about their farm. They also quoted an answer I gave Okla Elliott for the magazine “As It … Read more
My sentiments exactly: Poems have feelings too. Thank you, Wesley Rothman, for this bold, informed, complex reading of Cosmos. http://www.americanmicroreviews.com/i-ate-the-cosmos-for-breakfast-by-melissa-studdard Melissa Studdard is on Facebook and Twitter. She writes on Johntext. Visit her personal homepage www.melissastuddard.com and find out about events and her books and contact her on http://www.melissastuddard.com/#!connect More information is … Read more
I’m thrilled to have poems in the second issue of the exciting new journal, Life and Legends, which seeks to build a bridge between east and west. The issue contains a fantastic editorial by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis and is a feast of interviews, translations, poems and ekphrastic responses. So many of my favorite writers are in … Read more
The following article was posted on SHE WRITES “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” —A. A. Milne I wrote my novel by the seat of my pants. I created characters I was in love with, and I let them tell … Read more