January 15, 2023

Celebrating Two Years of the MockingOwl Roost: A Look at What We’ve Done

During these 2 years, we have published writers and artists from 6 continents and subcontinents and 20+ countries, and over 500 pieces total!
December 15, 2022

Yugen – Volume 2, Issue 6 of the MockingOwl Roost

Each piece published by our contributors and staff have this sense of "otherness" in the in-between space where words are never enough. Being a publication full of words, this was a unique challenge for authors, perhaps, but the community has done a beautiful job of showing this challenging space through stories that help give words to those feelings.
November 30, 2022

MockingOwl Creatives Announcement: We’re Opening a Publishing House!

And we love small presses! But we want to expand our understanding of what they can look like and be a super personal, super effective small press that doesn’t just sell books but builds community for writers, editors, and readers as we do it.
September 1, 2022

The MockingOwl Roost Special Issue: Beginning to End – a Poetry & Art Special of 2022

Today, we’re thrilled to publish our second special issue of the MockingOwl Roost! This poetry special is dedicated to the stunning artwork and photography and the […]
July 15, 2022

MockingOwl Roost Quarterly: Introspection

Volume 2, Issue 3 of the MockingOwl Roost: Introspection is ready for readers. Enjoy!
July 1, 2022

Special Announcement from the MockingOwl Roost: The Opening of the Artist-in-Residence Program

The MockingOwl Roost Literary Magazine and Creatives announce they have chosen Sue Cook to be their first Artist-in-Residence. Her areas of expertise will be in the fields of poetry and photography.
April 15, 2022

The MockingOwl Roost Volume II, Issue 2: Discovery

This issue features a variety of fiction, poetry, serialized fiction, essays, artwork, photography and more from contributors the world over. Please read, enjoy, and share with others who would enjoy the works herein.
January 15, 2022

The MockingOwl Roost Volume 2, Issue 1: Exploration

It's official! The MockingOwl Roost is now one year old! We've got a brand new quarterly PDF issue for you to enjoy on the topic of exploration. New contributors and old, plus staff, share their views on exploration through poetry, fiction, essays, interviews, and more. Please enjoy!
October 31, 2021

The Jerrie Mock Podcast – Season 2, Episode 1, Now Live!

Who was the first woman to fly around the world? That’s right…not Amelia Earhart. It was, in fact, our editor-in-chief’s grandmother, Jerrie Mock. We’d like to […]
October 15, 2021

The MockingOwl Roost Volume 1, Issue 4: Community

Our first open-submission issue of the MockingOwl Roost is now live! Within the pages, you'll find poetry, short fiction, inspiration pieces, a "how-to" for NaNoWriMo participants, and much more. Enjoy!
July 24, 2021

Thank You, God – I’m Leaving Here

Sometimes, you just gotta leave.
July 20, 2021

Things I Wish I Had Said: Unconventional Choices

Anonymous “I don’t respect you because of the unconventional choices you’ve made.” She said it as if the weight of her words bore Gospel truth. I […]