Good news, interviews, happenings, & pubs from our Porkbelly family.
Apples or Pomegranates (cover art: Anita Olivia Koester)
How Darkness Enters a Body by Sarah Nichols
My Heart in Aspic by Sonya Vatomsky (cover: Shannon Perry)
The Girl by Donna Vorreyer (cover image: Alexandra Eldridge)
A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road by Amorak Huey (cover image: Alexandra Eldridge)
Dry Spell by Patrick Kindig (cover: Nicci Mechler)
Feeding the Dead by M. Brett Gaffney (cover art: Mary Chiaramonte)
The Girl (Porkbelly Press, 2017)
by Donna Vorreyer » donnavorreyer.com
A Map of the Farm Three Miles from the End of Happy Hollow Road (Porkbelly Press, 2016) by Amorak Huey » amorakhuey.net
Have you watched a skilled butcher break down a side of beef? Such precision, such devastation, the way the final product is not recognizably related to the slab of meat we started with—this teaches us something important about art. About hunger.
Dreamland for Keeps (Porkbelly Press, 2018) & How Darkness Enters a Body (Porkbelly Press, 2018) by Sarah Nichols » @onibaba37
- She May Be a Saint (Hermeneutic Chaos Press, 2016) was part of the Poetry Center Chapbook Exchange!
- Four poems up at Anti-Heroin Chic: “Are You Pregnant?,” “Skyfall,” “This is Not a Redemption Story, Part One,” and “This is Not a Redemption Story, Part Two.”
Apples or Pomegranates (Porkbelly Press, 2017)
by Anita Olivia Koester » anitaoliviakoester.com
My Heart in Aspic (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
by Sonya Vatomsky » www.sonyavatomsky.com
Daughter Shaman Sings Blood Anthem (Porkbelly Press, 2017)
by Kristi Carter » @kristixcarter
- Kristi’s book Cosmovore (Aqueduct Press, 2017) is available!
Dry Spell (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Patrick Kindig »
Feeding the Dead (Porkbelly Press, 2017)
by M. Brett Gaffney « blog
Thank you to everyone who sent manuscripts to our 2017 chapbook call, for your patience in our review process, and for your gorgeous poems, essays, and fictions.
This reading period, we’ve selected four works of poetry. We’re excited to welcome these poets to the press family, and so very honored to be part of bringing these titles into the world.
Found Footage by Maggie Woodward
Mexicamericana by Eloisa Amezcua
Blackbird Whitetail Redhand by Lindsay Lusby
Daughter Shaman Sings Blood Anthem by Kristi Carter
M. Brett Gaffney’s Feeding the Dead, a chapbook of poems accepted last year, is scheduled for release later this month.