February Poetry Prompts
These prompts were given to me by collaborating poet Arminé Iknadossian. I will engage in fevered writing with each of them.
These prompts were given by me to collaborating poet Arminé Iknadossian, who will engage in fevered writing with each of them.
Readers of this blog are invited, no, encouraged, to write your own poems inspired by these prompts and submit them via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paste the poem into the body of the email and please include your name, mailing address, email, a jpg photo and a 30-word bio. The deadline is February 19, 2017. All poems submitted will be posted. The best Reader Poem we receive each month will win a $25 prize.
Beirut-born, Southern California-raised Armine Iknadossian is the author of United States of Love & Other Poems (2016). She has been published in Margie, Pearl, Rhino, Split This Rock, Alabama Literary Review, The Nervous Breakdown and elsewhere. Armine has an MFA in Poetry from Antioch and has worked as a teacher, as assistant editor to Arianna Huffington, Robert Scheer and Molly Ivins, and most recently as bookstore manager of Beyond Baroque, a beloved, Los Angeles literary institution. Since 2013, Armine has been a Writing Consultant for The Los Angeles Writing Project through CSULA.