Playground: poems by Margie Shaheed In this collection, the neighborhood bar is an adult playground. The metaphor is extended by a motif which includes children’s rhymes and references to toys and games. The language is gritty in spots, and sometimes profane, but always life-affirming. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON! cover image c. 2015 James Polacci Margie Shaheed is a community poet, writer, and teaching artist. She is the author of Mosaic (NightBallet Press, 2013) and Onomatopoeia (NightBallet Press, 2015). Her work has also appeared in print journals including Essence Magazine, Black Magnolias, The Mom Egg Review, and Blackberry as well as online at TimBookTu … Continue reading Margie Shaheed: Poetry Contest 2014 Winner
Extra MoJo! is a paperback anthology by 21 Black women writers. Poetry. Memoir. Social Commentary. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON. Cover image c. 2012 by Jessica Grundy Featuring the best of Issues 1-10 of the online journal MoJo! (See archived work examples via the MoJo! tab above.) Continue reading Extra MoJo! — On Sale Now
New small press for Black women’s poetry and flash memoir (or social commentary)!
This is the sister press of MoJo! –an online literary magazine. Continue reading “Introducing Hidden Charm Press”