Review: Evokations by Hawkins

            Synopsis: EVOKATIONS is a spiritual awakening, a term I've coined to implement the meditative healing of America's very soul. The thoughts and emotions conjured EVOKE figurative pillars of esoteric collaboration where semantics, style, and purpose adjoin feelings within the principal scope one calls the promise of TODAY. Therefore, one... Continue Reading →

Review: The Keeper of Dreams (Volume 2)

Synopsis: The second volume of The Keeper of Dreams explores questions of morality refracted through the prisms of dreams, the unlikely, and the surreal. "A House Burning" opens upon a crowd of the disaffected watching the ashes of their home smolder. As they turn away, one-by-one, they find their lives torn asunder - and brought... Continue Reading →

Review: White Wine and Medical Marijuana

Synopsis: White Wine & Medical Marijuana is a book of poetry that explores themes such as femininity, sexuality, weakness, strength, addiction, power, and profanity. It analyzes these themes, while keeping the language casual, simple, and accessible to all readers. Enjoy the power struggle between self criticism and self love, the raw life observations, and the... Continue Reading →

Review: Kamikaze White Noise

Synopsis: Kamikaze White Noise is a collection of three books by Nicole I. Nesca, The Sexual Repression Collection, Kink and Canned. Though not a formal trilogy, the books were written as companion pieces and follow the themes of sexual freedom, emotional frankness and street-carnival logic, all written with Nicole Nesca's usual free-flowing sardonic wit. Kamikaze... Continue Reading →

Review: Disinheritance (collection of poems)

Synopsis:  A lyrical, philosophical, and tender exploration of the various voices of grief, including those of the broken, the healing, the son-become-father, and the dead, Disinheritance acknowledges loss while celebrating the uncertainty of a world in constant revision. From the concrete consequences of each human gesture to soulful interrogations into "this amalgam of real /... Continue Reading →

Review: After Party (Poems)

  Synopsis: Jana Prikryl’s The After Party journeys across borders and eras, from cold war Central Europe to present-day New York City, from ancient Rome to New World suburbs, constantly testing the lingua francas we negotiate to know ourselves. These poems disclose the tensions in our inherited identities and showcase Prikryl’s ambitious experimentation with style.... Continue Reading →

Review: Temptation’s Trust

  Synopsis: Love is but a splendid experience which may only be appreciated through unexpected actions. Temptation's Trust expresses Gary R. Hess's unforeseen and sometimes unthinkable affairs with love throughout his life. Rating: 5 stars Review: Temptation's Trust is a collection of beautiful engaging poetry by Gary R. Hess. His writing is superb. I loved... Continue Reading →

Review: Eo

  Synopsis: "Eo" latin for "go, walk, ride, sail, pass, travel" is N.J native Jennifer Renson's second book of published poetry. Leave your world behind and go on a journey through time and place. In "Eo", we return to post-apocalyptic Georgia where we follow a father and his thoughts about his son while an odd... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Moonchild Dreams by Nadia Gerassimenko

Moonchild Dreams is a collection of Nadia Gerassimenko's beautifully well written poems. A time when her creative poetic form wanted to free to share with the world. Her entire collection will leave readers breathless. The emotions running through me as I read on, is something that every reader has to experience on their own. To... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Moonchild Dreams by Nadia Gerassimenko

Moonchild Dreams is a collection of Nadia Gerassimenko's beautifully well written poems. A time when her creative poetic form wanted to free to share with the world. Her entire collection will leave readers breathless. The emotions running through me as I read on, is something that every reader has to experience on their own. To... Continue Reading →

Published Yet?

Have you ever written a book or a novel and wanted to publish it but haven't? Or have a collection of poetry that you would like to share with the world? Then come visit us at: http://www.urbanbookreviewsrus.wordpress.com. We publish books, novels, articles and more! We offer low affordable pricing for all of your writing needs in... Continue Reading →

Writing Contests!

Deadline: 2/15/2015 Submit to: CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Writing Entry Fee: $35 First Prize: $3,000 plus publication Type: Documentary writing (literary nonfiction) Deadline: 2/15/2015 Submit to: Doris Betts Fiction Prize Entry Fee: $20 First Prize: $250 plus publication Type: Fiction Deadline: 2/15/2015 Submit to: Georgetown Review Poetry Manuscript Contest. Online Form Entry Fee: $30... Continue Reading →

Universal Creativity Inc. Services

   Submissions: We accept submissions for the following: poetry, short stories, flash fiction, novels, creative nonfiction,  column pieces,  book reviews, and author interviews. All of these submissions are free of charge and must be: Typed in English. Times New Roman 12 size font Double-spaced First name, last name Title Genre Word Count Submissions for editing,... Continue Reading →

February’s Issue

February's Issue will be featuring: - Author Interview the Nikki Lynn Barrett (Romance) - Author interivew with a surprise guest (Thriller/ Suspense Author) - Author Interview with Alan Stroe (Science Fiction/ Fantasy) - A Special Featured Article written by Lucy Mitchell. Visit her blog at Blondewritemore. - 10 Literary Magazines for New Writers. - Book Reviews... Continue Reading →

Contests!

Deadline: 1/31/2015 Submit to: Spirit First Poetry Contest First Prize: $200 plus publication Type: Poems about mindfulness, meditation, solitude Deadline: 1/31/2015 Submit to: The 46er Poetry Prize Entry Fee: $10 for 3 poems First Prize: $400 plus publication Type: Poetry Deadline: 1/31/2015 Submit to: The Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction Entry Fee: $15... Continue Reading →

Feburary’s Issue

Calling all authors and poets, if you are wanting your book/ novel / poem featured in February's Issue please contact me right away at: universalcreativityinc.2014@gmail.com ! The February magazine issue will be released to the public on the 1st day of February. Bloggers, if you are needing your blog to be advertised in February's issue... Continue Reading →

Magazine Cover

Magazine Cover Design Any authors out there interested in having their book on the front cover of Universal Creativity Inc's magazine cover?  This opportunity would be a great way to promote your book and or novel, plus you get a section featuring your bio, interview Q&A, along with promotion of both current and future works... Continue Reading →

My Sadness

Writing is my way,The only thing that brings me joy every day,And now it's slowly being taken away,What's sad it that I have no say,My dreams are like that of clay,Only I can create the way,Oh, but it's washed out like the color gray,Hovering upon me like a stray....

Poem: Rainy Days

Rainy DaysThe times children cant come out and play,And so listening to their parents say,they are only to stay,deep within the house of brick-clay,and silently watch as the rain washes the windows with its spray,and it is only soon that the parents silently pray,that the children's good behavior will remain.

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