Elizabeth Maria

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 My words are witness. Are spells woven to create community and invoke connection. image

My words are witness. Are spells woven to create community and invoke connection.

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Elizabeth Maria is a Cave Canem poetry fellow and has been published in print and online publications including Wicked Alice, the Cave Canem Anthology XII, the Georgia Anthology: Stone, River, Sky, and Pluck! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. She earned her BA and MFA from the University of Georgia and she is an incoming MSW spring 2021 candidate at Florida State University. Her interdisciplinary work has long focused on bridging the gap between academia and the community and she is passionate about social justice causes such as women’s empowerment, sustainability, mental health advocacy, creative arts education, food justice, and holistic health. She is currently working with Central Square Press, MA to release her debut poetry chapbook.

Your support will give me vital inspiration as I write for thirty days this month. I feel that Tupelo Press has published some of the finest poets being published. I have especially admired the work of poets like Maggie Smith and Ilya Kaminsky who is being honored this year with the Anisfield-Wolf Award.

For the 30/30 project, Tupelo Press provides the canvas, I bring my words, accompanied by other fine poets, writing thirty poems in thirty days, all ours to edit and submit as we wish. 30/30 poems have been taken by over 90 journals and featured in over 40 published chapbooks, all so Tupelo Press can keep publishing exquisite and diverse voices that might never be heard otherwise.

Every dollar gives me confidence to write more, and helps the press place more poems in gorgeous books. Help me to help this distinguished press. Give today!