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Mercury Mermaid

Welcome to Mercury Mermaid, a creative, inclusive, feminist space for fellow mermaids, magical people, and everyone. We talk poems, love, spirituality, tarot, politics, fashion, with the purpose of growth and bettering self/ the Earth. Join us for online creative writing workshops, a Full Moon playlist each month, Tarotscopes, interviews, a feminist book club, "Ask a Mermaid" podcast and more. Our goal is to promote/support the spiritual and creative work of other rad babes, and provide a platform for their work to be celebrated. Be sure to subscribe for updates and exclusives, and keep being you!



Chelsea Coreen is a poet, feminist, scientist, and magical being from upstate New York. She specializes in education and spiritual advising, and runs a monthly tarotscope series at Mercury Mermaid, as well as co-hosts the podcast "Ask a Mermaid" with Jay Musella and Lee Pfeil. A Best of the Net Nominee, her poetry collection was finalist for the 2014 Exploding Pinecone book award by Button Poetry. (More published work can be found under "Poems"). She has taught at the middle school and high school level across NY state, and has performed, and led writing workshops at high schools and colleges across the United States. From 2014-2016 she ran a body positive workshop series for teens called The Uninterrupted Project with poet/author Lily Myers. She has a Master's from Brooklyn College in Adolescent Education, and Biology. She currently lives in Brooklyn. 

For booking, or other inquiries contact: chelseacoreen @ gmail.com

For Mercury Mermaid inquiries contact: heymercurymermaid @ gmail.com 


Chelsea Coreen

Mercury Mermaid Blog

September 4, 2017

Been thinking a lot lately about what it means to experience the full range of human emotion. How we can feel joy, grief, confusion, nostalgia, loneliness, ect. over the course of a single day.

I made this Full Moon playlist before I (late to the party) watched this music video by St. Vincent, which I later added to the mix. How she captures what it feels like to grieve in a city that refuses to slow down, refuses to dull, and how isolating that can feel, even when surrounded by millions of other...

August 6, 2017

For a very long time as an adolescent/young adult, I was petrified of water. Part of this I attribute to the fact that growing up in upstate NY when I was in middle and high school, several kids I knew drowned in watering holes, or suffered head injuries due to falling off of cliffs. But I think it was bigger than that. A dark, murky lake, swimming with unseen creatures. Their teeth and their scales. The unknown depth of the local reservoir, under the bridge.

Change and newness and the unknown ar...

May 19, 2017

Hello lovely readers,

Truth has been the struggle for me lately. I feel like I am constantly questioning my reality, the space I take up, and the person I am becoming, especially during this troubling social and political time. How can I be my best self/ best activist, while not completely burning out? How can I radiate love and kindness without giving out too much of myself, or being taken advantage of? What does balance look like in friendship, relationships, work, and family?

Tarot is my go-to...

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