Bozek, Crawford, Tamayo, Lemke now at SEAM RIPPER!

You can find texts & images by Switchback authors Jessica Bozek, Marisa Crawford, and Jennifer Tamayo up at SEAM RIPPER: Women on Textual and Sartorial Style at Delirious Hem, as well as a poems and images by Assistant Editor Dolly Lemke!

Mónica de la Torre in "It's For You: An Interdisciplinary Festival of Collaborative Firsts&

I T ‘ S F O R Y O U An Interdisciplinary Festival of Collaborative Firsts A month of Sundays at the Zinc Bar curated by Ugly Duckling Presse authors Rob Fitterman & Jen Bervin Sun Apr 24, 5:30 PM Monica de la Torre, Richard Maxwell, Andrew Lampert & Lisa Sanditz at Zinc Bar, 82 W. 3rd St. (btwn Thompson and Sullivan), New York, NY Mónica de la Torre is the author of two poetry books published in the US, Talk Shows (Switchback, 2007) and Public Domain (Roof Books, 2008), and two poetry books published in Mexico City, Acúfenos (Taller Ditoria, 2006) andSociedad Anónima (UNAM/Bonobos, 2010). She is translator of a volume of selected poems by the Mexican poet Gerardo Deniz (Lost Roads, 2000) and

Caroline Whitbeck Reads in Brooklyn This Friday!

Caroline Whitbeck, Ryan Daley, and Michael Stewart Friday, April 22 · 7:30pm - 8:30pm Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave Brooklyn, NY Check out Caroline's Our Classical Heritage: A Homing Device(Switchback, 2007).

Kathleen Rooney Wants YOU To Enter the Gatewood Prize

And so do we. Check out former Gatewood winner Kathleen's post on mission-based presses, feminism, and boys' clubs over at Harriet! At a price like $18 (or $25 if you want a book, too), and with a judge like Harryette Mullen, who could resist? Full guidelines here. Submit via our Submishmash page.

Switchback Books Announces the 2011 Gatewood Prize

The Gatewood Prize is Switchback Books' annual competition for a first or second full-length (48-80 pp.) collection of poems by a woman writing in the English language. It is named after Emma Gatewood, the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. 2011 JUDGE: Harryette Mullen READING PERIOD: April 1-June 1, 2011 HARRYETTE MULLEN's most recent books are Recyclopedia (Graywolf Press, 2006) and Sleeping with the Dictionary (University of California Press, 2002), a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Mullen was the 2009 recipient of the Academy of American Poets' Fellowship Award. She teaches African American literature and creative writing in t

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