Category: In the Spotlight

In the Spotlight interview with Jodie Day for Lucent Dreaming

Jodie Day in the Spotlight

Sacred Cuts is the pseudonym Jodie Day, whose poem ‘The Mind’s Eye Has An Infinite View’ is featured in the seventh issue of Lucent Dreaming, uses for her collage work, chosen to represent the ritual process she undertakes and the spiritual journey she embarks on throughher work. Her works deals with themes of transcendency, rituals, and other esoteric philosophies. Although

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Drew James in the Spotlight

Drew James, whose poem ‘Apocalypse and Camels’ is published in issue 6 of Lucent Dreaming, graduated from UNC Greensboro with a degree in English. This is his first publication. So, what inspired your piece ‘Apocalypse and Camels’? Can you tell us a little more about what it’s about? It actually started out as a story I wrote my junior year

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In the Spotlight interview with Janet Innes for Lucent Dreaming

Janet Innes in the Spotlight

Janet Innes, whose poem ‘Birdie, Birdie’ is published in issue 7 of Lucent Dreaming, is a poet and writer from Rhode Island. Her poetry has been published both in print and online by Arsenic Lobster, Abyss & Apex, and the American Journal of Nursing, among other publications. ’Birdie, Birdie‘ is her first piece of flash fiction. So, what inspired your piece ‘Birdie,

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Jess Watts in the Spotlight interview with Lucent Dreaming

Jess Watts in the Spotlight

“I often use a lot of pronouns in my poetry and here, I was playing with the historical and the contemporary – and figuring out where, ‘me’, fits into this conversation”

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In the Spotlight interview with Laura Theis for Lucent Dreaming

Laura Theis in the Spotlight

Laura Theis, whose poem ‘salt apples’ is published in issue 7 of Lucent Dreaming, grew up in a place in Germany where each street bears the name of a mythical creature and now lives in Oxford with her little demon dog. Writing in her second language, she gained a Distinction in the Mst Creative Writing at Oxford University. Her writing

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Dahlia Lotus Black in the Spotlight

Dahlia Lotus Black, whose poem ‘At the End of the Rainbow’ is published in the seventh edition of Lucent Dreaming, is a previously unpublished poet from Perth, Scotland. She started writing poetry only a few years ago, after having been inspired by Allen Ginsberg’s works. Her work is predominantly dark and focused upon heavy imagery. So, what inspired your piece

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Waverly SM in the Spotlight

“I’ve met so many partners and friends through my writing, ever since I was young, and they’ve all been impossibly forbearing as I’ve pitched ideas, groused about querying, and drip-fed them snippets of zero-draft prose over the years.”

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