Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

New poetry by the reluctant poet

I wanted to share a couple of recent publications with you, poems appearing in Scapegoat Review and the interestingly named talking about strawberries all of the time. One poem in … Continue reading

October 10, 2022 · 3 Comments

I made this poem for you 😃

I thought I’d share one of the poems that just came out in Misfit Magazine. Just a little wacky wisdom for your Thursday contemplation. Here you go:   Life Instructions … Continue reading

May 19, 2022 · 4 Comments

My first published poem!

Last week I was fortunate enough to see the very first publication of a poem I wrote, in an excellent new journal called The Elevation Review. The zine is a … Continue reading

April 18, 2022 · 6 Comments

Fiction writers who write poetry? 🤔

I don’t know what’s gotten into me, but, as I mentioned on Twitter the other day, I’ve been—super uncharacteristically—writing some poetry lately. Not sure what prompted me to dive in, … Continue reading

November 12, 2021 · 6 Comments

Fun summertime reading for fans of summertime reading

A little reminder to you lovers of fine fiction, poetry, and essays, that The Disappointed Housewife is out there for your periodic lit-fix. We’ve had some interesting morsels lately: Most … Continue reading

June 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

Writing is like busking … or can be

This article about a San Francisco busker reminds me of my long-ago days of busking in the London Underground when I was a student. This guy says he averages about … Continue reading

December 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

New poetry at The Disappointed Housewife

Bringing to your attention a terrific new poem over at The Disappointed Housewife, “On the Earth of Lincoln County, Washington, on Saint Valentine’s Day, 1993,” by Robert Keeler. Get over … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment


We have new poetry up at The Disappointed Housewife this morning. Discover the new superhero, Inkman, and have faith that everything’s going to be okay. And be sure to tune … Continue reading

March 5, 2018 · 4 Comments

News from The Disappointed Housewife

Seems like I’m all about The Disappointed Housewife lately, and that’s because new stuff is coming in like gangbusters. Why? Well, thanks to the recommendation of Cinthia Ritchie, I posted … Continue reading

February 28, 2018 · 9 Comments

New work at The Housewife

New “poetry” over at The Disappointed Housewife this morning, and it’s a mind-bender. Reminds me that I’m always looking for work that plays with words and visuals, though I’d probably … Continue reading

February 16, 2018 · 5 Comments