Author Archives: Sierra Skye Gemma

The Roller Coaster Ride of a Working Poet

In the following video, “You are going to now get a rare [and hilarious] glimpse into the stream of consciousness of a live, living poet.” Enjoy “The Normal Day” by Barbara Brownskirt, Poet of the People: Advertisements

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AWP Round-up: PRISM Designer andrea bennett’s BuzzFeed Debut

PRISM made a strong showing at this year’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference, or AWP, as mentioned in my last post. Most of our staff and many of our volunteers were able to experience it, including PRISM Designer … Continue reading

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AWP Round-up: PRISM goes to Seattle!

The PRISM staff is back from the biggest writing conference in North America! The 2014 Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference (abbreviated—for some unknown reason—to AWP)  was held in Seattle and it was a wonderful opportunity to learn from established writers … Continue reading

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How to Annoy a Writer, Part II

In recent e-phemera offerings, I shared Ruth Daniell‘s 10 Ways to Annoy a Poet and a story by Nicole Boyce, both of which were inspired by Rebecca Makkai‘s  hilarious post 14 Ways to Tick Off a Writer. Continuing with Makkai’s theme—“Writers are fun and … Continue reading

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How to Annoy a Writer, Part I

In my last e-phemera offering, I shared Ruth Daniell‘s 10 Ways to Annoy a Poet, which was inspired by Rebecca Makkai‘s  hilarious post 14 Ways to Tick Off a Writer. Continuing with Makkai’s theme—“Writers are fun and easy to annoy”—I share with you … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Annoy a Poet (and other writers of “less marketable” literature)

Last month, Rebecca Makkai wrote a gut-busting post over on the Ploughshares blog, entitled 14 Ways to Tick Off a Writer. (Go read that post right now because it is hilarious.) It got a lot of us over at PRISM … Continue reading

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