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Hire an Editor/Proofreader!

In addition to being a poet who enjoys regular feedings, I’m also a rockstar editor and proofreader. Check out my new Hire an Editor page,¬†and then email me at hollypainter(at)gmail(dot)com so that we can discuss how to fix up/save/polish that

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Three New Poems at Spork Press

Hey all, . I had three new poems published last month in Spork. Somewhat confusingly, I have two more poems coming out next month in Sport. . You can check out “The day will be beautiful”; “Turn Back Your Clocks”;

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Some People I’m Not

It turns out that, despite my mother’s assurances, I am not an entirely special snowflake. Or perhaps it’s that the name Holly Painter is imbued with too much awesome creativity for one person to manage. In any case, there is

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New service for people who can’t remember anniversaries/birthdays

This is just a small thing, but I made a slight addition to the Hire a Poet page. Sometimes, people want their poems faster because they’ve forgotten things. Like birthdays. Anniversaries. Etc. If you’re requesting a faster turn-around time because

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Welcome to Adopt a Poet

My name is Holly Painter, and I am the poet in Adopt a Poet. I hold a BA in English and Philosophy from the University of Southern California and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Canterbury (Christchurch,

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