In light of our ongoing Numbers Trouble and the recent Count, we know you all are busting out your best work to submit. Please consider submitting work to the fellas over at Cant! Submission details below. Cant, published bi-annually in Winter and Summer, is looking for poetry and poetry book reviews. Past issues have included the work of Eric Baus, John Gallaher, Noah Eli Gordon, Dorothea Lasky, Lisa Samuels, and Laura Solomon, among others. Cant is 40-52 pages, 4 ½ x 11, sa
-Reading period: March 15-May 15, 2011.
-The winner will receive a $1,000 honorarium and publication with Augury Books as well as 10 complimentary copies of the book.
-Submit up 40-75 pages of poetry and an acknowledgments page. Please do not include a bio.
-Entry Fee: $20
-Accepting submissions online through Submishmash at http://augurybooks.submishmash.com/Submit.
Read full guidelines at augurybooks.com.
Chicago Tribune: What do you wish more people knew about your press?
Brandi Homan: How truly talented and brilliant our authors are, every single one of them! And that reading poetry is fun, not scary. Check out the rest!
It's been an interesting month or so over here at Team Switchback!
First, we had a stellar trip to D.C. for the AWP conference, where we—among other things—had a fantastic off-site reading with some of our besties: Horse Less Press and Coconut Books.
Jennifer Tamayo was one of the Switchback readers: This is what Jennifer's book will be like: Next, we reached our FIVE-YEAR anniversary... Five. Years.
This is what five years is like: This is also what five
Over at The Guardian.
Sez Annie Lennox:
"For me the anomaly is that the western countries are so resourced. I can identify with a woman losing a child. This happened to me, I lost a baby. But I'm living in a place where I can get medical treatment. A woman in Rwanda or Uganda or Bangladesh will deliver a baby on the floor and probably it won't survive and there's a good chance the mother won't either. Being conscious of this vast disparity between our experiences, I'm app
Watch Jennifer Tamayo read a poem from her forthcoming Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes: This clip is from the Small Desk Press & Switchback Books reading at Bookthugnation, Brooklyn, NY, on February 9, 2011.