Switchbacker selected for Best American 2010!
DOLLY LEMKE, Switchback's Publicity Coordinator, has had her poem "I never went to that movie at 12:45" selected for publication in Best American Poetry 2010 by Amy Gerstler. The poem was originally published in Columbia Poetry Review 22. CONGRATULATIONS DOLLY!!!! For those of you that don't know her, Dolly was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is pursuing her MFA in Poetry at Columbia College Chicago. If you'd like to check out some of her other work, you can read it in the Fall 2009 issue of Wicked Alice. ***But that's not all*** Another Switchback rock star, Elizabeth Hildreth, has published a highly entertaining interview with the one-and-only Amy King over at Bookslut! Included are references to "Israeli autodidact art, being a bad sick person, insane secret Santas, Internet bullies, The Ugly Americans, Ron Padgett, and fighting the Good Fight."