May 7, 2009

Mónica de la Torre once again makes the SPD Bestseller List with her most recent book, Public Domain (Roof Books, 2008).

May 5, 2009

Delirious Hem Poetics Forum #1: This is What a Feminist [Poet] Looks Like

Monday May 4: Mary Biddinger, Anne Boyer, & Brandi Homan
Tuesday May 5: Megan Kaminski, Becca Klaver, & Majena Mafe
Wednesday May 6: Gina Myers, Martha Silano, & Leah Souffrant
Thursday May 7: K. Lorraine Graham, Mytili Jagannathan, Elizabeth Treadwell, & Sarah Vap
Friday May 8: Teresa Carmody & co.

Curated by Danielle Pafunda

May 3, 2009

Friends of Switchback, Slash Pine Press, are now accepting submissions of chapbook-length manuscripts. The deets:

Slash Pine Press is pleased to announce our first call for chapbook-length manuscripts of poetry or mixed-genre. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our mission and submission procedures. If our aesthetic and philosophical ambitions line up with yours, please send us the best work you've got.

Mission: Slash Pine Press aims to publish two chapbook-length manuscripts a year. The press locates itself an as intellectual space where forms and intuitions make writing a process of risk and otherness—a space where the high stakes of creative inquiry make self-effacement impossible. Slash Pine fosters work that investigates the dimensions of place, whether construed as location or situation. Such work is, like the slash pine itself, able to survive in swamps and sandhills, to thrive in salt and heat, to occupy an imaginative landscape that is raw and abrasive and to...

May 2, 2009

After 341 years, the title has gone to Carol Ann Duffy.

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