Blogs and Websites:

Carolyne Whelan – A CSF alum and friend, Carolyne has a lovely site that lists events, current publications, and lots of Pittsburgh love. Her chapbook, The Glossary of Tania Abei, is available for purchase.

creative commess – My good friend Soyini Forde’s blog. It’s also linked in the intersectionality section because that’s how she rolls. All sorts of delicious mind bits on being Trini in the US, Caribbean life, the diaspora, and so much more! She also has a chapbook, Taste of Hibiscus, available for purchase at Dancing Girl Press.

Jennifer Marie Brissett – Website and blog for my fellow Stonecoast alum, Jennifer Brissett. She writes elegant Science Fiction stories and novels. Her website has a diverse offering of photographs from her travels, a glimpse into her and her husband’s indie bookstore(which is no longer open), and links to other Science Fiction and Fantasy resources.

Michael Wilson – The blog of fellow CSF alum and good friend, Michael Wilson. He provides amazing reviews for books, analyzes his own poetry, breaks down book covers and dust jackets, and sells his very stylish knit neck ties. He also did 1000 poems in 1000 days, which is no easy feat! His book, A Child of Storm, is available through Stalking Horse Press.

Zachary Jernigan – Another fellow Stonecoast alum! Zachary is a published Science Fiction author with a novel and several stories to his name. His site lists his appearances, upcoming novels, and a hilarious, poignant, and acerbic blog.


Lit Mags and Journals:

Wicked Alice – An online zine run by Kristy Bowen that publishes women-centric work from authors of any gender.



Dancing Girl Press – A one woman press run by Kristy Bowen. She offers a wide selection of books, chapbooks, and lovely handmade jewelry and trinkets. Also, each year, she accepts chapbook submissions from female and female-identifying authors to be published on her site.

Stalking Horse Press – A independent publishing house launched and run by novelist James Reich. The press is committed to radical voices is fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. The author gets to choose a humanitarian or charitable organization that will receive a percentage of proceeds from the sale of each book published.

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