Tag Archives: Speculative poetry

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

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“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

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Samuel R. Delany Fellowship shortlist

Here’s a link to the Catstone Books-sponsored inaugural Samuel R. Delany Fellowship shortlist–Take a moment to check out some of their work, & take a good look at their faces. This is the future of speculative fiction & poetry, & … Continue reading

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