Alyce Wilson
Writer, editor, columnist








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Alyce Wilson has more than 20 years of experience in writing for publication, including print journalism, freelance writing and editing, and Web publishing.

A published poet and columnist in various periodicals, Alyce has a Master's of Fine Arts in Poetry from Penn State University. She is co-founder and editor of the online quarterly literary magazine, Wild Violet, and has self-published Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags, available as an e-book and pamphlet.

Her first book, a biography of Will Smith, was published as an e-book by Blue Line Media in 2000; her first poetry chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs, was self-published in Spring 2004; and she is completing her first novel, The Muse of Pizza. She is in the beginning stages of writing a book on creative wedding planning, My Wedding, My Way: Real Women, Real Weddings, Real Budgets.

Other projects in the works include a finished poetry manuscript she plans to have published; Name Dropping, about her personal experiences with celebrities; as well as a book about the challenges and triumphs she faced in achieving and maintaining nearly 80 pounds of weight loss. She is also researching a book on anime fandom and putting together a collection of personal essays and humor.

Alyce's work is in Idol Musings, the best of
an online writing competition
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Syndicated Column
Dream Machine: Meditations on Pop Culture

Alyce is the author of a weekly column on pop culture, suitable for lifestyle and/or entertainment sections. The following samples are available for publication, free of charge. To add her column to your publication as a weekly feature, contact her at

  1. Pop Junkie
  2. Spidey Wouldn't Cry
  3. Self-Portrait in Sequins
  4. The Empress Lives On

Writing samples
Previously published, not for re-publication

Columns from

  1. Santa's Little Ferret
  2. Traveling Music
  3. Happily Ever After

Articles from Standard-Journal Newspapers:

  1. Monkeying Around with Breakfast Food (Poptart Monkeys)
  2. New BMI Standards Not a Concern
  3. Writer/Poet: Humor is a Wonderful Shower (Tess Gallagher)
  4. A Musical Sampler at the Great Blue Heron Fest
  5. Rock 'n' Roll a 'Wild Ride,' Says Legend
    (Danny & the Juniors)

Columns from Standard-Journal Newspapers:

  1. You Won't Hear This at Graduation
  2. I'll Take a Size Marilyn Monroe
  3. The Return of Frosted Denim
  4. Not Exactly a 'Glo'-ing Letter
  5. Cool, Man

Reviews from Standard-Journal Newspapers:

  1. 'Rose-Marie' a Safe Bet for Music Lovers
  2. 'Flubber' Globs up Plot and Characters
  3. When Boys Aren't Boys


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