Good stuff (news, noms, etc) from our contributors, authors, poets:
Ghost Tongue (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming 2016)
by Nicole Rollender // nicolerollender.com
- Her essay, “Head: Ghost Glass, or 3 Lessons I’ve Learned Since the Accident” appears in Ruminate Magazine. Her essay is about the accident & recovery that is central to her forthcoming micro, Ghost Tongue. Included are some excerpts of poetry.
“However,” he said, “there’s always going to be what we call ‘ghost glass,’” tiny, iridescent pieces of the shattered window that will appear like tiny stars on the floor mats and seats.
- “Hiding is the only thing that matters this summer (after Prince)” was nominated by Hermeneutic Chaos for a Pushcart.
- hear EKA read “Hiding is the only thing…” via soundcloud.
- E. Kristin Anderson talks about her chapbook Pray, Pray, Pray over at Speaking of Marvels. | interview
I scribble out most of my first drafts into a notebook and leave them there at least overnight, if not for a few days, before typing them up. […]The linebreaks tend to show up as I’m typing up the drafts, whether I wrote the first draft in a notebook, or on the back of an envelope. […] I have a lot of poems that were written on the back of junk mail. | more at Speaking of Marvels
hiku [pull] (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming 2016)
by James A. H. White // @jamesahwhite
- “Transmigration” was nominated by Hermeneutic Chaos for a Pushcart.
- hear James read “Transmigration” via soundcloud.
bindweed & crow poison: small poems of stray girls, fierce women (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming in 2016)
by Robin Turner
- Madeline has launched a new website to house her interviews with folks re: chapbooks, an extension of her blog feature. The new site is called The Chapbook Interview.
The Chapbook Interview publishes interviews about the chapbook as a genre, art form, and vessel for creative work. Interviews explore all aspects of chapbook craft, including sequencing poems, chapbook design and layout, and collaborations. Interviewees include teachers of the chapbook and students of the chapbook, writers, poets, designers, editors, and collaborators. | more