I am pleased to announce that my poem “Snowflakes” will be published in the second issue of the Calamus Journal. Check them out. The first issue will debut November 1st. The second issue -the one in which my poem will be featured- will be in December!
Will post a link when it goes live!
My poem in Bitterzoet!
I want to go back to when I first felt the acid rain. When I could waste a summer Wednesday during a Midwest thunderstorm running over the gray gravel in my babysitter’s driveway. The unnatural sto…
Source: Acid Rain byJ.L Smith
Burns (You Forgot How Snow Felt on the Skin) by J.L. Smith Your toes were painted coral ten days ago in a Vegas area nail salon, where you prepared them for their last days of freedom, before you s…
Source: Burns (You Forgot How Snow Felt on the Skin) poem by J.L. Smith (WHEN I MOVED Poetry and Prose Series)
I am pleased to announce that Silver Birch Press will be publishing my poem “Burns (You Forgot How Snow Felt on Skin)” in their “When I Moved” Series. This poem details my move from the Nevadan desert to the Alaskan arctic. I will post when it goes live!
I was just notified that three of my poems will be featured in the next issue of Alaska Women Speak, which features poems about landscapes. My poems include “Dirt,” “Sweat,” and “Thunderstorm.” All these poems are about the landscapes in which I have lived in the past 15 years or so. I will post more when the issue goes to print!
Hey everyone! The new July/August 2016 issue of Down in the Dirt is v138, titled “Suicidal Birds“! It contains my flash fiction story “The Devil and the White Room.” Check it out at the web site here (http://scars.tv/cgi-bin/writers.pl?JENNIFERL.SMITH) or in print (https://www.createspace.com/6334551).
The summer solstice issue is finally out. Check out my short story “The Afghan” in this issue here for free. http://www.cirquejournal.com