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Annie Blake is an Australian writer who has work published or forthcoming in Sky Island Journal, The Slag Review, Trampset, Blue Heron Review, North of Oxford, Mascara Literary Review, Red Savina Review, Antipodes, Uneven Floor, The Voices Project, Into the Void, Southerly, Hello Horror, Verity La, GFT Press, About Place Journal, Gravel, Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review and more. Her poem ‘These Grey Streets’ was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Vine Leaves Literary Journal. She is excited about the process of self-actualization, research in psychoanalysis, philosophy and cosmogony. She holds a Bachelor of Teaching, a Graduate Diploma in Education and is a member of the C G Jung Society of Melbourne and Existentialist Society in Melbourne.

 

Thursday, 16 November 2017

So pleased that my prose piece 'The Lament of Dead Women' has been accepted for publication by Typehouse Literary Magazine (January, 2018). Thank you to Val Gryphin (Editor-in-Chief) and the team for their support! - Portland, Oregon

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

I would like to thank Brandon Beck (Editor-in-Chief) and the team at West Texas Literary Review for accepting my poem 'Airplanes' for publication in the next issue. Very excited to be part of this! - Lubbock, Texas

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

I am honored to have been nominated for The Pushcart Prize for my Fiction 'How I Swallowed a Snake' which has been published in The Slag Review. Thank you to Carleton Whaley (Co-Founder & Editor) and the Team at TSR for making this possible!
How I Swallowed a Snake

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Honored to have my Flash Fiction 'Finding Outer Space' accepted for publication in Sky Island Journal. (Issue # 3 - Winter 2018). Thank you to Jason Splichal (Founder & Co-Editor-in-Chief) & Jeff Sommerfeld (Co-Editor-in-Chief) for their continued support - New Mexico/Arizona

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Thank you to Rick Lupert (Editor) for accepting my Haiku for publication in Haikuniverse.
Haiku

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Rapt to have my Fiction Piece 'Anima' accepted for publication in the next edition of THE HUNGER. Thank you to Erin Slaughter & Lena Ziegler (Editors and Co-Founders) for their support.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Very excited to have my fiction piece 'How I Swallowed a Snake' published. Thank you to Carleton J. Whaley (Editor in Chief) for accepting my piece for issue 6 of The Slag Review (2017) - United States
How I Swallowed a Snake

Monday, 25 September 2017

Thrilled to have my three poems 'If Only I was a Bird, I Wouldn't Have to Look Through Windows', 'Watching Myself Die' & 'The Bird Ceremony' accepted for publication in Sky Island Journal. I would like to thank Jason Splichal (Founder & Co-Editor-in-Chief) & Jeff Sommerfeld (Co-Editor-in-Chief) for their continued support. The poems will appear on the 21st of October (Issue #2 - Fall, 2017) - Arizona/New Mexico, United States

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Thank you to Jason Splichal (Founder & Co-Editor-in-Chief) & Jeff Sommerfeld (Co-Editor-in-Chief) for accepting my poem 'Winter Trees' for publication in Sky Island Journal. 'Winter Trees' will appear in October, 21st, 2017 (Issue #2 - Fall, 2017) - Arizona/New Mexico, United States

Thursday, 24 August 2017

I am thrilled to have my two poems 'Without Metabolic Interchange' and 'Train Ride Home' accepted for publication in Trampset. I would like to thank Scott Neuffer (Editor) for his support. The poems will be released soon - Nevada, United States
Train Ride Home
Without Metabolic Interchange

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Rapt to have my two poems, 'Making God Human' and 'Dysfunction of the Heart' accepted for publication by GFT Press. I would like to thank Editor-in-Chief Jack Daniel Miles and Poetry Editor David Anthony Sam for their continued support. I am very excited to contribute to this journal again since they have a strong emphasis on the meaning of narrative and personal journey. My work will be released in the Fall issue of the print journal (GFT Presents One in Four, Vol 2, Issue 2) - United States

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Very excited to have my two poems 'Thanatophobia' & 'Beyond the Pleasure Principle' accepted for publication in Anomaly Literary Journal. I would like to thank Lorcan Black and Oliver Tatler (Editors in Chief) & Roseanna Free (Editor) for supporting my creativity. The poems will be released in the Autumn/Winter edition - Issue 5, 2017. 
Thanatophobia & Beyond the Pleasure Principle

Friday, 30 June 2017

I would like to thank Diane Sahms-Guarnieri (Poetry Editor) for publishing my two poems 'The Body is an Epiphenomenon' and 'Thinking of You' in North of Oxford. The poems will be released on the 15th of August, 2017- Pennsylvania, United States
The Body is an Epiphenomenon & Thinking of You

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

A big thank you to Cristina M. R. Norcross (Editor) for publishing my poem 'Tebah' in Blue Heron Review. This will be featured in the Healing Issue which is coming up in Summer. (July, 2017) - United States
Tebah

Sunday, 23 April 2017

I am rapt to have my poem 'The Sun was as Yellow as her Wash Soap' accepted for publication by Mascara Literary Review (2017). I would like to thank the editor, Michelle Cahill for supporting my work.
The Sun was as Yellow as her Wash Soap

Monday, 13 March 2017

Very excited to have my poem 'The Spinning Top' accepted for publication in the spring issue (2017) of Red Savina Review. Thank you to Wendy Gist (Poetry Editor) for supporting my creativity.

The Spinning Top in Red Savina Review

Monday, 27 February 2017

I would like to thank Paul Kane, editor of Antipodes (American Association of Australasian Literary Studies) for accepting my poem 'Shooting Up With You' for the next print issue. (Vol. 31, No. 1 - 2017).

Friday, 24 February 2017

Thrilled to have my Fiction Piece 'I Could Hear Him Coming' accepted for publication in Gravel by Johnathan Chad Fincher (Editor). I would like to thank the Gravel team for releasing my story in their March, 2017 issue.

I Could Hear Him Coming - GRAVEL

I am rapt to be contributing to GFT Press again! My Flash Fiction 'The Death of the Father' and my poems 'My Father's Mother's House' and 'I Was Lucky to Get a Few' will be published in the spring edition of the print journal - GFT Presents: One in Four, Volume 2, Issue 1(2017). I would like to thank Jack Daniel Miles, Editor-in-Chief, for supporting my creativity. I am proud to be a part of this journal's mission as it supports the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The Death of the Father, My Father's Mother's House, I Was Lucky to Get a Few

Monday, 13 February 2017

Monday, 6 February 2017

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

I would like to thank Jackson (Editor) for publishing my poem 'Hibernation' in Uneven Floor. (25th January, 2017).
'Hibernation' in Uneven Floor

Uneven Floor: Hibernation

Uneven Floor: Hibernation: He gives the clothes back to them. They are not really his. He walks back into the snow — the avalanches — they have broken him many time...

Thursday, 12 January 2017

I would like to thank Denise Powell (Founding Editor) for accepting my poem 'The Lack of Androgyny' for publication in The Voices Project. I am proud to be part of this journal as it enables women to tell their story to encourage social growth. The poem will be released on the 29th March, 2017.
The Lack of Androgyny