National Poetry Month

Promopalooza – Stripes Magazine

Promopalooza - Stripes Magazine

Stripes Magazine

Do you have an MP3 of you reading a poem? Send it along.

No, None yet we are still a baby litmag.

Your Chapbook or Book Title, Press, Where available for sale.

Fruits: Stripes Magazine, https://selar.co/fruits 

What inspired you to write this Chapbook/Book? What else should we know about it? Or just add the Blurb.

2020 was a challenging year, it was the year of work and sweat mingled in tears. Our thoughts and prayers go out to every family that lost a loved one.

While the year was wiping it’s feet about to leave, STRIPES Magazine put out a call for FRUITS.

Her Issue 1: Volume II. A call to create simthing soothing, edible and fresh: Fruits.

What was your journey to publication like?

(Editor: Abasiama Udom writing)

Tiring but inspiring. As editor for Stripes Magazine I got to meet different writers and editors. I could now see that the process to curating a magazine was not easy at all. Having to choose and reject pieces, revert to your team and more, but it produced a beautiful collection so it was worth it.

Any upcoming Chapbook/Book releases? Upcoming poems in magazines?

No upcoming release yet. We are looking at opening during April (April 10) for readings again. For now we enjoy fruits.

Your Website and Social Media Links.

Website on Medium: https://medium.com/@thestripesmag

Instagram: ‎https://www.instagram.com/thestripesmag/

Facebook: ‎https://m.facebook.com/thestripesmag/

Any poets or books that inspired your writing?

Poets that inspire: Ann Christine Tabaka, Adedayo Agarau, Lukpata Lomba, Emily Dickinson, Oyindamola Shoola, Pemi Aguda, Michael Akuchie.

Who are you currently reading?

Anne Lamott — Bird by Bird

Pay it Forward – Promote your favorite Charity, tell us why you love it, add a link.

Stripes Magazine is yet to officially take up supporting a favourite charity. However as editor-in-chief, Right now I support a church organization and donation group in Nigeria, we have no links as at yet but my next support group from June would be Rotary Club. I love what they did with the polio project so here’s their link. ‎https://www.rotary.org/en/donate

Promopalooza every day at Gyroscope Review for National Poetry Month. Check back tomorrow for another poet interview.

Past Interviews

April 1 – Alison Stone

April 2 – Jessica Barksdale Inclan

April 3 – Maureen Sherbondy

April 4 – William Rector

April 5 – Carolyn Martin

April 6 – Lucy Griffith

April 7 – Better Than Starbucks

April 8 – Marjorie Becker

April 9 – Karen Arnold

April 10 – Sheree La Puma

April 11 – Sherry Rind

April 12 – Gloria Heffernan

April 13 – Kristian Macaron

April 14 – Martin Willits Jr.

April 15- George Longenecker

April 16 – Tresha Faye Haefner

April 17 – L.Shapley Bassen

April 18 – Dotty LeMieux

April 19 – Sharon Fagan McDermott

April 20 – Steven Croft

April 21 – Cathleen Calbert

April 22 – Cathryn Shea

April 23 – Bartholomew Barker