Moon Shift:A Pisces to Aries Playlist| Madeline Lessing

moon shift: a playlist in celebration of the moon shifting from Pisces to Aries, the month from July to August, and our emotions from meditative to motivated. these songs are to remind you that feeling intensely is important and powerful, especially when you express it out loud.   Madeline Lessing is a poet, songwriter, and…

Quick Links: Teaching Poetry

When it comes to teaching poetry, lesson plans have to be catered to the demographic you are aiming to teach. While we can’t create a syllabus for every type of student, we can provide resources that can help you introduce or further deepen your students’ understanding of poetry. Important: Accessibility Guide– created by Poetry Out…

Short Line! at The New York City Poetry Festival

Short Line Review is having our first event! We’re having our first ever reading at The New York City Poetry Festival! Our poetry reading is on Saturday July 28th 5-5:30PM at Chumley’s in Colonel’s Row, Governors Island. The reading features Jayy Dodd, Nanee, Lauren Halbert, and Samira Sadeque, and is hosted by co-founder Dena Igusti….

Edge Petal Burn: The Chaotic Depth Of Olivia West

(Photo by Kit Castagne) Despite art being open to endless interpretation, I feel fiercely protective over the way Edge Petal Burn’s Glass Cannon is received by people. I am anxious about the mainstream’s habit of putting finality and forgiveness on narratives involving trauma against marginalized people, without the consent of the artist who was traumatized…

Guide to Publication Rights

Knowing your publication rights is a crucial factor in navigating how you want your work to be published. While you own the copyright to anything you write, registration with the U.S. Copyright Office will entitle you to monetary damages in cases of infringement. Here is a guide to publication rights, the types of rights available,…

(R)evolution: Black History Month Playlist | Wavelength Wednesday

Black History Month may be coming to an end, but here are some tracks to leave this month on a good note. We have some oldies and new goodies for you to listen to. Check out our playlist below! Jamila Woods- LSD ft. Chance the Rapper Beyonce- Sandcastles Kid Cudi- Pursuit of Happiness Stevie Wonder-…

Funky Friday: WeSingSin

SHORTLINE EXCLUSIVE RELEASE Listen to this Shortline! Review exclusive release: WeSingCin – Balance Mr.y (mist(ə)rē), better known as WeSingCin, is a 22 year-old artist without a definite home. He was last seen drifting into the shadows after hearing the whispers of the Bad Magician. To live one’s life as honest and true to one’s self…

Submission Saturday | Photograph by Andrew Stephen

About the artist:  Andrew Stephen is a Tanzanian born photographer, graphic designer, and street artist. His work is inspired by everyday moments in contemporary urban African life. Stephen’s work has been featured at various exhibitions, such as, the University of Dar-es-Salaam Talent Fever Exhibition, and Bookstop Sanaa East Africa. In collaboration with the Dar es…