Long time, no sparkle. While we’ve been chugging away at getting our next issue out, our poetry contributors have been busy, busy, busy. Here’s a small smattering of what they’ve been up to.
First up: check out all of these shiny poets glittering new work in other literary journals:
Morgan Parker (5.1) in Buzzfeed!
Jane Wong and Nicole Steinberg (7.1) in American Poetry Review
Jared Joseph (7.1) in glittermob!
Daniel Rzicznek (2.1) Candice Wuehle (3.1) & Laura Kochman (7.1) in PITH!
José Hernández Díaz (7.1) in Green Mountain Review!
Jennifer Hanks (7.2) in Permafrost Magazine!
Gina Abelkop (3.2) and Chris Tonelli (6.2) in Lute & Drum!
Emily O’Neill (5.1) in Adroit!
Billie R. Tadros (7.1) in WordRiot!
Alex Lemon (4.1) in AGNI!
Xandria Phillips (8.1 & 5th annual poetry contest winner!),Tyler Brewington (6.1), & Jameka Williams (7.2) Powder Keg Magazine!
Speaking of glittering, here’s some other shiny news of notes, including forthcoming books, workshops, reviews, and readings:
“Poetry exists in these interstitial spaces. It’s kind of like an orgasm. You can’t remain with it for fourteen hours or else you’re going to end up in the E.R.” Hear more of this great #CoffeewithCreatives podcast with 3.1’s Laura Goode here.
Toby Altman (3.2/4.1) is reading on Wednesday, September 14th, in Chicago!
Carrie Lorig (6.1) & Nick Sturm (3.2) read this Friday, September 16th, in Tuscaloosa!
Mel Bentley (4.1) is reading Wednesday, September 28th in Brooklyn!
3.2’s Jane Wong‘s book OVERPOUR is available October 1 from Action Books! Jane was also the recipient of the 2016 Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize!
7.1 contributor and 4th annual poetry contest winner Heather Bowlan has a blog about the Urban Pastoral up on the Ploughshares blog!
Keetje Kuipers (5.1) is teaching a poetry workshop at Hugo House starting September 28th! She will also be reading on Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm as part of the Beacon Bards series at the Hugo House, as well as in NYC on Thursday, September 22 as part of the Best American Poetry anthology launch at the New School.
You can find a review of 5.1’s Emily O’Neill’s book YOU CAN’T PICK YOUR GENRE here!
7.1’s Jennifer Fossenbell reviews Ginger Ko’s MOTHERLOVER for The Volta blog!
You can now buy Notes on the End of the World by 3.2’s Meghan Privitello through Black Lawrence Press!
And, lastly, in some Shiny Poetry Editor news:
Editor-in-Chief Kimberly Ann Southwick was featured in Amazon’s Day One!
Contributing Editor Sophie Klahr has poems in Mid-American Review and BOAAT, as well as three poems in California Journal of Poetics.
Assistant Poetry Editor Tafisha Edwards’ poem was featured as the poem of the week on Split This Rock! [tw: rape]
Poetry Editor Christine Friedlander’s first book AVANT GAUZE is now available from Magic Helicopter Press. Her book is also being featured by Small Press Distributors as a #SPDHandpicked selection for the month of September, making you eligible for a discount! [tw: rape, graphic images]