News, publications, reviews, & good stuff from our Porkbelly family:
A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road by Amorak Huey (cover image: Alexandra Eldridge)
Set the Garden on Fire by Chen Chen (cover: Nicci Mechler)
Ghost Tongue by Nicole Rollender (Cover art: Susan Yount)
The Girl by Donna Vorreyer (cover image: Alexandra Eldridge)
A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road (Porkbelly Press, 2016) by Amorak Huey » amorakhuey.net
Set the Garden on Fire (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
by Chen Chen » chenchenwrites.com
Ghost Tongue (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Nicole Rollender » www.nicolerollender.com
- “The Luster of Everything I’m Already Forgetting” won the 6th annual Gigantic Sequins Poetry Contest!
- Nicole’s collection Louder Than Everything You Love is now available via Five Oaks Press.
The Girl (Porkbelly Press, 2017) by Donna Vorreyer
- “The Lost Art of Giving Up” appears in Glass.
Dreamland for Keeps (Porkbelly Press, 2018) & How Darkness Enters a Body (Porkbelly Press, 2018) by Sarah Nichols
- three of Sarah’s Black Dahlia erasure poems, “Her Lost Days,” “Hollywoodland,” and “The Prettiest Star” are up at Rag Queen Periodical.
- Sarah’s micro chapbook, How Darkness Enters a Body, is forthcoming in 2018.
My Body Is a Poem I Can’t Stop Writing by Kelly Lorraine Andrews (cover art by : Jessica Earhart)
My Body Is a Poem I Can’t Stop Writing is a body-confessional, an investigation of body in pleasure, in darkness, in touching, alone, medicated, in treatment, in sickness, in losing, in ashes, in poem. “It’s all real, and I can’t keep / anything private.” Intimacy is what is offered here, an unflinching look into the private, sometimes quiet moments of a body. “When I look in the mirror, I can’t stop looking.” In this micro chapbook of poems, we look with her. (Porkbelly Press, 2017) » more info & excerpt
ABOUT THE POET
Kelly Lorraine Andrews’ poems have appeared or are forthcoming in PANK, Prick of the Spindle, SELFISH, and IDK magazine, among others. She is the author of the chapbooks The Fear Archives (Two of Cups Press), I Want To Eat So Many Kinds of Cake With You and Mule Skinner (both from Dancing Girl Press). Recently, she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh’s MFA program in poetry. She co-edits the online journal Pretty Owl Poetry and curates its Pittsburgh reading series. Additional information about her publications, along with a slideshow of her cats, can be found at kellyandrewspoetry.com.
ABOUT THE COVER ARTIST
Jessica Earhart » themedialuna.com