Author Archives: Mike Maggio

This Year’s 30 for 30

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As April approaches, so too does National Poetry Month and the annual 30 for 30 Poetry Celebration featured on this web site. As noted in a previous post, this year’s event is being sponsored by Potomac Review and will be … Continue reading

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Open Mic at ArtSpace Herndon

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Another fabulous night of poetry at ArtSpace Herndon with Bennie Herron and fiction with Edward Belfar and music with Rick Landers and Nicholas Black. Thanks to all the wonderful poets and audience members who came out and read and listened. … Continue reading

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Exciting Changes Coming to This Year’s 30 for 30 Poetry Celebration

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As National Poetry Month approaches, , I am excited to announce that this year’s 30 for 30 Poetry Celebration will be sponsored by Potomac Review.  In addition, this year’s event will be judged by David Lott, one of the editors … Continue reading

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How Many of these Christmas Questions Can You Answer Correctly?

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As you celebrate Christmas, see how many of these questions you can answer correctly: Merry Christmas to all!

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A Short Quiz

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See how well you can do on this poetry quiz:  

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Three Poems

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Here are three poems that were recently published in Anapest: The Paragon Journal. Iris of Sprng Siren Song Untitled  

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Interview in Washington Independent Review of Books

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The Washington Independent Review of Books recently interviewed me regarding my latest book, The Appointment. During the interview, we explored the juncture of poetry and politics as well as the creative process as it relates to both fiction and poetry. … Continue reading

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How to Publish Your Work

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This essay is the first in an occasional series that addresses topics of interest to poets and writers — topics which are often posed to me.  I hope you will find them useful as you pursue your writing career.   People … Continue reading

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Grace Cavalieri’s The Poet and the Poem

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Proud to be part of Grace Cavalieri’s The Poet and the Poem alongside so many fine poets. Tune in to Pacific Radio from between January 10 and June 27, 2018.  

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Reading and Fundraiser for ArtSpace Herndon

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Please join me for a special reading from The Appointment to benefit ArtSpace Herndon  in downtown Herndon, VA. Tickets are $25 and attendees will receive a signed copy of the book as well as the satisfaction that they have helped … Continue reading

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