Shaliss Monet Wilkes 
Author | Poet
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Thursday, May 26, 2016

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  1. Hey Summer! -- My Poetry in Deep South Magazine
    20 Jun, 2016
    Hey Summer! -- My Poetry in Deep South Magazine
    Oh how I loved this season as a child! Tree climbing, lightning-bug catching, swimming for hours, ice-cream truck chasing, road trips, playing at the creek... I have countless stories of childhood summertime adventures. It would take a novel to tell them but I did make mention of some of the good times in this poem, "Dear Summer", which is featured on Deep South Magazine's website today. Check it out on the homepage at deepsouthmag.com!
  2. Day By Day
    23 May, 2016
    Day By Day
  3. My Next Reading... You're Invited!
    10 May, 2016
    My Next Reading... You're Invited!
    Come out this Saturday evening for a night of inspiration.
  4. "Revelations of a Born Again American Woman" Book Launch Event!
    10 May, 2016
    "Revelations of a Born Again American Woman" Book Launch Event!
    Saturday was a great day! I held a book launch event at an awesome little café in Downtown Norcross (GA), one of my favorite neighborhoods. Family and friends came out and a handful of poets performed inspiring poetry. I'll be posting video soon! In the days leading up to the event, I rehearsed my speaking parts, confirmed the performing poets, gathered last minute items and waited impatiently for my book order to come in the mail :^D. In the end, everything came together nicely and
  5. My Journey to Self-Publishing: The Short Story
    27 Apr, 2016
    My Journey to Self-Publishing: The Short Story
    I have been working on my first poetry chapbook for quite some time now; six years to be exact. "Why so long?", someone in the world may ask. Well, life was happening; I wasn't ready and at some moments, I was scared... It all began when my poetry was being featured in an ad campaign for Coca Cola. At that time, I had been writing poetry for many years, sharing poems publicly here and there and creating pieces for family but I hadn't strongly considered compiling anything into a book just yet.