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Black Friday Sale through Sunday 11/27: Arthurian Things is 40% off!
Hello all! Just popping in to let you know that Myth Mart is having a Black Friday sale through November 27. All titles are 40% off with the code blackfriday2022 . That means Arthurian Things is currently 40% off now … Continue reading
“When the Elves Are Gone” part two now up at World of Myth! And other writing updates
Hello! Last month, I shared the publication journey of my short story, “When the Elves Are Gone” along with the link to the first part, published in the August issue of World of Myth magazine. I’m happy to report that … Continue reading
Writing Through Lacunae: Generative Erasures, Medieval Multiverses
By actively turning attention to the erasures and lacunae left on, in, and by my subjects of study … allowing myself along the way to think and write deeply into them… I am continuously learning, re-learning, and helping my students and readers to learn, how to engage with my work.
Posted in Academia, Arthurian Things, Conferences and Professional Development Opportunities, Research and Scholarship, Teaching, writing Tagged adaptation, Arthurian Legend, Arthurian Things, Arthuriana, Arthurtime, Beowulf, creative writing, fantasy, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia Regum Britanniae, identity scholarship, King Arthur, literary reception, medieval literature, Medieval Studies, medievalism, poet, poetry, Representation in literature, representation in teaching, scholarship, teaching, Teaching medieval literature, translation, writer, writing Leave a comment
essay, memoir, poetry, flash: un peu de tout from me to you
I’m never going to be “Melissa, who writes X.” I’m always going to be “Melissa, who writes across the alphabet unapologetically and with great zest and vim and verve and joy.” Continue reading
Posted in fiction, poetry, Research and Scholarship, writing Tagged amwriting, fiction, flash fiction, medieval literature, medieval women, medieval women's studies, memoir, poetry, scholarship, Speculative poetry, women in medieval literature, women's friendship in medieval literature, women's studies, writing Leave a comment
“Weird Literature,” Third Graders, and Me-Now
Here’s a little story. When I was in third grade, we moved from Hawaii, where my father was stationed at Pearl Harbor, to Williamsburg, Virginia, in the middle of the academic year. I was put in Ms. Riddick’s class. Already … Continue reading
Some (What For Me Constitutes) Big News For Arthurian Things
Arthurian Things, A Collection of Poems, my first full-length book of poetry, published in 2020 by Dark Myth Publications, has been nominated for a 2022 Elgin Award by the international Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association. Continue reading
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A Brace of (Virtual) Presentations This Week: Celtic Studies and Poetry!
Hello there! Just a quick pitch for two upcoming events this week in which I am delighted to be participating: First, on Tuesday, April 19, from 3-4 p.m. CST, a roundtable on “Teaching Celtic Languages Without a Celtic Program” sponsored … Continue reading
A few brief updates: teaching, publications, a reading, and a corgi in the snow!
Hello All! January was one of those blink-and-you’ll-miss-it months. We’re back in session for the spring term, and I’m teaching some of my favorite things–History of the English Language, the Medieval Literature seminar, the senior capstone in English, and a … Continue reading
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New work in Eye to the Telescope, In Parentheses
Hello, All, I’m delighted to share that my poem, “The Sea Shares Her Origin Story” found a home in Eye to the Telescope 42, an issue devoted entirely to the sea and edited by Akua Lezli Hope. It’s an honor … Continue reading
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Chipping away at dreams . . .
It’s finally official–the bio has been added to the roster, and I’m thrilled to be able to share that I am a Star*Line Magazine poet! You can read “Riding Down a Dream” in issue 44.4, available now! https://www.sfpoetry.com/sl/issues/starline44.4.html This was … Continue reading
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