Author Archives: Rob Taylor

Maybe Memory is Just Part of the Event: An Interview with Elee Kraljii Gardiner

Former PRISM poetry editor (2014-15) Rob Taylor sat down with Vancouver poet Elee Kraljii Gardiner to discuss her debut poetry collection “serpentine loop“.  A “serpentine loop” is a figure which skaters etch in the ice with their blades, and it serves as a … Continue reading

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Prism 52.4 Sneak Preview – “Mt. Misen” by Jordan Mounteer

PRISM 52.4 launches soon! To tide you over until then, here’s “Mt. Misen” by Jordan Mounteer, which won the 2014 PRISM international poetry contest and will be appearing alongside the work of seventeen (!) other poets in issue 52.4. Enjoy! Mt. Misen … Continue reading

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Prompt: “Lyrics”

Greetings PRISMers!! Today’s writing exercise is to write a poem or prose piece inspired by the lyrics of one of your favorite artists. In fact, put on some of your favorite tunes. Right now. And turn them up. Zach likes … Continue reading

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Prompt: “Erasure Poems”

Greetings PRISMers!! Time for another kick in your writerly butt! But today, you won’t actually be writing at all–you’ll be erasing. That’s right! You’re about to sculpt a hunk of prose into delicate paper snowflakes of poetry. Ready? Here’s how … Continue reading

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Prompt: “The Blueprint”

Greetings PRISMers! Z and J here again (your Wonder Twins of writer’s prompts) with another helpful hint to get your weekly writing train on the right track! Like last week’s helpful hints, this week’s prompt (inspired by poet Mark Doty) … Continue reading

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PRISM 49.3 Spring 2011

Jeff, andrea, Ben and Chris are excited to announce the release of PRISM 49.3 SPRING 2011, our Nonfiction Contest Issue, which features new writing from winner, David J. Lawless, first runner up, Ayelet Tsabari and second runner up, Elizabeth Haynes. … Continue reading

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