(news & good things from/with/including our poets & authors)
- lines from Chen’s work are currently on display (visible when it rains) in Boston c/o Mass Poetry.
- a review of Kissing the Sphinx (Two of Cups Press, 2016) is up at Stirring: a Literary Collection vol 18, edition 10.
- Chen’s When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Future Possibilities (BOA Editions, 2017) is now available for pre-order for $16.
- Chen reads “Lone Star Kundiman (For the Guy Who Seized My Arm After I Accidentally Cut the Line for the Toilet in Austin)” by Patrick Rosal, and talks Lyric Essentials (“where writers and poets share with us a passage or poem which is ‘essential’ to their bookshelf and who they are as a writer”) over at Sundress’ Blog.
- One of 3 winners of the Vella Chapbook Contest. Arrow Songs is set to be published by Paper Nautilus in 2017.
- EKA received a Best of the Net nomination for her poem “The Final Frontier” in DISTRICT LIT
- Best of the Net nomination for her poem “Sugar water, ugly bird” in Alyss.
- “This is How I Am a Monster” is featured on Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
- We’re Doing Witchcraft (Hermeneutic Chaos Press, 2016) is out!
- Sarah’s nonfiction hybrid Field Guide to Alma Avenue and Frew Drive is available through Essay Press as a free e-chapbook!
- Sarah’s hybrid poetry, “The Grimm Forest Open Air Museum,” is currently up on talking writing.
- Six of Sarah’s poems won the Coniston Prize! These poems are up in issue 12 of Radar Poetry. You can listen to them there! “Dot & Bo in the Cobbler’s Den” is the first. The rest of these lovely poems: “Dot & Bo in Space,” “Dot & Bo Try Mid-Century Classic,” “Dot & Bo: Fever Dream,” “Dot is Inspired to Travel,” and “Dot & Bo: Yard Sale.”
- Sarah’s poem “Nature, Chrome Painted” appears in Heron Tree.
- a micro review of Ghost Tongue is up over on Crab Fat Magazine.
- Nicole’s Louder Than Everything You Love (ELJ Publications, 2015) is reviewed over at Literary Mama.
- released this month! More on our Ghost Skin press page.
- Ghost Ocean Magazine 19 includes an interview with Wren about Prophet Fever, with a mention of forthcoming gar child (Tree Light Books) & Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press).
- Wren’s poem “The Ghost Incites a Genderqueer Pledge of Allegiance” appears in Best New Poets!
- Sonya’s full-length collection, Salt is for Curing, is reviewed over on Entropy.
This slim, seemingly unassuming book of poems has the power to gut us with its honesty, disarm us with its vulnerability, and enchant us with its inventive language and imagery. Salt Is For Curing is a powerful spell to read over and over again. | more at Entropy
bindweed & crow poison (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Robin Turner
- “crow poison” is included in Sonja Johanson’s “The Growing Season” blog post over on The Best American Poetry.
- “east texas, twilight” was nominated for Best of the Net by Nonbinary Review.
Feeding the Dead (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming 2016)
by M. Brett Gaffney
- “Outside the Haunted House, a Dancing Doll” and “Tarantula Fever” are up at So to Speak.