Beyond Type 1, a new brand of philanthropy founded by Juliet de Baubigny, Nick Jonas, Sarah Lucas and Sam Talbot uses the power of social media and technology to change what it means to live with Type 1 diabetes. Beyond Type 1 features of few “Letterthought” poems from Rachel Morgan’s chapbook, Honey & Blood, Blood & Honey.
Rachel Morgan’s poem “Poem Where I Find Test Strips In the Dryer Lint” appears in Gulf Stream’s Issue #17. Also check out poems by Emily Mohn-Slate and Devin Kelly in the same issue.
Rachel Morgan’s poem, “Synonyms for Parenthood” appears in the current issue of Zone 3 (Spring 17), along with some striking nonfiction by Charlotte Pence and Dan Beachy-Quick. Check out http://zone3press.com/issues/current_issue, where you can read Nancy Chen Long’s poem, “On Seeing A Heronry of Egrets Nesting In A Tree.”
Two poems, “Ravel v. Unravel” and “Birthday Cake or Ice Cream” by Rachel Morgan appear in Salt Hill Journal 36. The editors David Gustavsen, Abbey Numedahl, and Rachel Wakefield say of issue 36, “Perhaps this issue, with its yearnings, reachings, and failures of connection, is an attempt at shaking that human web. We hope that these stories and poems act as a vibration that you can feel, a reminder of our common ground.”
Rachel Morgan’s poem “Pietà” appears in Birmingham Poetry Review 44, and you can read it here. The featured poet in BPR’s issue is Claribel Alegría, with an introduction by Carolyn Forché. Also in the issue are poems by Michael Collier, Amy Pence, Brian Laidlaw, and Eamon Grennan, among others.
Check out CutBank 86, for two of Rachel Morgan’s poems: “Child-Sized Pastoral” and
“Chorus Easily Hummed.” This issue also has a great interview with Gregory Pardlo, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
The chapbook Honey & Blood, Blood & Honey (Final Thursday Press) will be released this February 23, 2017. A free and open release reading is scheduled at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls, IA on February 23rd at 8:00 p.m.
Bel Canto Choir Cedar Valley celebrates its 5th season with A Celebration of Women in Music, featuring a newly commissioned 5-movement work by Dr. Rebecca Burkhardt, poetry by Rachel Morgan. Also featuring works by: Maddalena Casulana, Lili Boulanger, Fanny Hensel, Alice Parker, Elizabeth Poston, and more.
Join Angie Carter, Rachel Morgan, Carolyn Raffensperger, and Steve Semken for a discussion of the Ice Cube Press anthology, Fracture, that tackles the issue of fracking from many angles. Learn about writing, about writing and social justice, the power of words and the art of writing.
Fracture: A Discussion, Iowa City Book Festival, Saturday, October 8, 10:00 a.m., Old Capitol Senate Chambers
“Auto: Regarding Oneself” is featured as a Poem on the Week at The Missouri Review.