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THE WRITING LIFE: TAKE ADVANTAGE OF EVERY OPPORTUNITY

Being a writer and editor means spending a lot of time in front of a computer. When there’s an opportunity to take these skills out into the community, far away from the familiarity of one’s own desk, it’s important to take it. I’ve been lucky to have had three such opportunities this fall, all very different. The first opportunity was getting invited to speak and coach in a high school creative writing class in St.…

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The Crone Power Issue

We are extremely pleased with the new issue of Gyroscope Review that we offer you today. The Crone Power Issue contains 50 poems by 50 women poets over the age of 50. Their voices and their poems offer a broad range of what a mature woman in today’s world looks like. How she defines herself. How she celebrates herself. How she wields her power. How she opens her heart. We are delighted to create this…

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Hot (Poetry) Fun in the Summertime

Gyroscope Review Issue 19-3 is now available and ready to go to the beach with you. The cover, produced from a woodcut by our own editor Constance Brewer, flaunts its beachy-ness, begging you to grab your flip flops, a cooler full of something good to drink, and head to your favorite summer spot for some time alone with this season’s collection of poems. Authors in this issue include Steve Anderson, Micki Blenkush, Carol L. Deering,…

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It’s Summer and the Staff is Changing

As we dive deep into production for our summer issue, which will be out July 1, we also say goodbye to our assistant editor and social media manager Josh Colwell. We were lucky to have Josh work with us for the past year-and-a-half, grateful for his contributions and point of view as we continued shaping the identity of Gyroscope Review. Josh was with Connie and me when we were on staff at the now-defunct Every…

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