Welcome To The 3rd Collection!
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Welcome To The 3rd Collection!

Happy New Year!

I am please and very VERY happy to present to you TWD 3rd Collection! I hope that you get to enjoy reading the 3rd Collection; thank you for your continued support! Continue reading

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‘Peluda’ By Melissa Lozada-Oliva
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‘Peluda’ By Melissa Lozada-Oliva

Each poem has the ability to take you in, to absorb you and hold you down like Petrificus Totalus, your eyeballs the only thing moving across the page. Continue reading

Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross
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Memory, Poetry, & Place: Recounting Hurricane Katrina With Interview Poetry From ‘When The Water Came: Evacuees Of Hurricane Katrina’ By Cynthia Hogue, Photography By Rebecca Ross

Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey. Continue reading

Hey You — Submissions Are Open! | TWD Magazine 3rd Collection
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Hey You — Submissions Are Open! | TWD Magazine 3rd Collection

This time around, we’re going to hit more piñatas by swinging around the invitation for TWD 3rd collection. That means you, candy boy and lollipop girl — and you too, [preferred-gender pronoun] chocolate covered almonds. I want to see your fiction ooze out paper maché blood; I want your poetry to cry cardboard tears; heck, I’ll take that photo of a once whole piñata to show what once was. So you like visuals in your story? Paint me a scene of the Piñata’s birth home as you describe to me the color of its mother’s tissue paper skin. I want to show what you’ve got because I know you’ve got something to show. Just so you’re clear, It doesn’t have to be about a piñata, but if you’re feeling inspired, go for it — show me what you’ve got. Continue reading