“The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize – 2019” Opens Today. Accepting submissions now thru Feb 28.
Small Blue Harbor by Ahrend Torrey Tentative Release Date: Mar 15, 2019 In Small Blue Harbor, Ahrend Torrey exalts the ordinary, everydayness of life spinning his keen observation into lyrical poems and proems. This collection celebrates our human connection with nature, influenced by a New Orleans backdrop, and gives us a glimpse of the struggles of […]
Surreal Expulsion by D. R. James Tentative Release Date: Mar 15, 2019 Surreal Expulsion’s title poem responds not only bluntly to the 2018 mass shooting that left seventeen dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School but ultimately to the socio-political negligence and indifference behind violence and injustice worldwide. In assorted other blasts D. R. James confronts […]
The Unknowable Mystery of Other People by Sally Zakariya Tentative Release Date: Mar 15, 2019 Take a peek into the mystery of other people as Sally Zakariya shares stories of those she knows, those she remembers from childhood, and the ones she’s merely observed throughout her daily walk in life. Each poem serves as an […]
The Secret Land by Patrick Sheils Tentative Release Date: Feb 20, 2019 The Secret Land examines the tension between individual purpose that propels us to live our day-to-day lives, contrasted against the backdrop of a seemingly purposeless universe governed by indifferent laws. Through this conflict, Sheils strives to find moments we can celebrate while questioning their […]