Creative Writing

Marissa’s debut poetry collection, LET GO OF THE HANDS YOU HOLD, will be published by Mercer University Press in the spring of 2021.

Work forthcoming from Middle House Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Louisiana Literature, River Mouth Review, and other journals.

Sample of Published Work 




Sample Performances 

“The Lord Speaks in Metaphor,” first published in Stoneboat Literary Journal.

“If All My Dreams Came True” published in South Florida Poetry Journal, May 2019

“In Each of Her Folds a Promise Waits” performed at SASSabration, 2016.

Selected Public Readings 




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Selected Workshops

  • “All the World’s a Stage.” This interactive workshop includes practical tips and techniques for presenting original work at public readings. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to practice these techniques with their own writing during the class. Sandhill Writer’s Retreat. May 2019.
  • “Poems for the Page, Poems for the Stage.” Ferris State University. April 2019.

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  • “Be FNOMenal Poetry Workshop.” Saint Leo University. December 2018.
  • “Spoken Word Poetry: How to Slam Without Hurting Anyone.” Sandhill Writer’s Retreat. May 2017.

Read this interview with Marissa to learn more about her work as a poet*.

*An abbreviated list of where you can find Marissa Glover’s work: The Lascaux Review, Rust + Moth, Sweet, SWWIM Every Day, First Things, Barren MagazineStoneboat Literary Journal, Gyroscope Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, After the Pause, War, Literature & the Arts, Easy Street, The Mythic Circle, The New Verse News, Okay Donkey, Picaroon Poetry, Amaryllis, Bonnie’s Crew, The Opiate, Ink, Sweat and Tears, Unbroken Journal, Ghost City Review, The Cabinet of Heed, The Furious Gazelle, The Night Heron Barks, Mothers Always Write, Mineral Lit Mag, Aethlon: The Journal of Sport Literature, Nine Muses, Riggwelter, The Coil,  Dirty Paws Poetry, Post Ghost Press, The Ekphrastic Review, Amethyst Review, Writers Resist, The UCity Review, Fresh Air Poetry, Louisiana Literature, Middle House Review, Emerge Literary Journal, REBUS, Chasing the Light Anthology

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