Now accepting submissions Deadline: March 1, 2012 The Kundiman Poetry Prize is dedicated to publishing exceptional work by Asian American poets. Winner receives $1,000, book publication with Alice James Books and a New York City feature reading. Alice James Books is a cooperative poetry press with a mission is to seek out and publish the best contemporary…
LOCUSPOINT: Quad Cities!
A new edition of LOCUSPOINT has arrived! Please welcome E. Marie Bertram’s Quad Cities, featuring poems by Neal Allen, Bertram, Ryan Collins, Sarah J. Gardner, Farah Marklevits, Lucas A. Street, and Amber L. Whittle. Of the place, Bertram writes, “It’s the only place in the country where the Mississippi River runs east to west, not…
Who Are Radar Collective?
we are coming soon.
Poem of the Day
My poem “Poem in which Words Have Been Left Out” is the Poem-of-the-Day today at Poets.org, the website of the Academy of American Poets! It’s based on the “Miranda Rights,” the set of rote statements officers of the law must recite when taking someone into custody. This practice came out of a U.S. Supreme Court…
For the last ten years or so, I’ve had a recurring lower back problem that has only been prevented with consistent exercise, especially yoga, or sporadic visits to a chiropractor. It flared up again in early December, but I was able to find a good doctor in Tucson to help me work out the kinks. …
Meet Me at The Collagist
Thank you to Matt Bell and Matthew Olzmann for including three new poems in the latest issue of The Collagist! Letters to the Editor Dear Drivers of Suburban Maryland, my life is in your hands. My life in your hands is an unpinned grenade. Prospero’s Confession What wreckage, I forgot. What courage to sail, forgot.…