Stay Tuned! 2019 Finalist Announcement Coming.

We’re getting there! July 1st we will be announcing the authors/manuscripts that reached the final round of decisioning. We hope to have a winner chosen and ready to announce by the middle of July! It’s been such an exciting process, so thank you to everyone that submitted to the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award thisContinue reading “Stay Tuned! 2019 Finalist Announcement Coming.”

Peek Inside Mary Ann Samyn’s Latest. It is now available on Amazon and at SPD.

  PEEK INSIDE HERE. Additional titles by Mary Ann Samyn can be found here. For more information on the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award please visit our submissions page. If you have questions, comments, concerns, or would like to request a review copy please e-mail 42 Miles directly. Additional releases from 42 Miles Press canContinue reading “Peek Inside Mary Ann Samyn’s Latest. It is now available on Amazon and at SPD.”


This should be my favorite part, right? It’s the celebration. That’s probably why we do this in July. You know, it’s like I always say, “Fireworks and freedom are nice. But nothing says ‘Sensational Summer in the Midwest’ quite like surrounding yourself with poetry manuscripts, heat, humidity, failing technology, a little bit of cat hairContinue reading “JUNE TURNED TO JULY W/ A BANG”

Finalists (winner announced on July 2)

Requiem with an Amulet In Its Beak / Elizabeth Knapp You are Still Alive / William Stobb We Uncertain Animals / Elizabeth Onusko Rue / Daniel Lusk Wonders of the Invisible World / Claire Bateman Triage / Dennis Hinrichsen Vesuvius After Dark / Johnny Horton Biscuits / Lesle Lewis We Make Too Much of ThingsContinue reading “Finalists (winner announced on July 2)”

An Affective Singularity (Nate Pritts)

GUEST POST EXCERPT: Today’s guest post, an affective singularity, comes from Nate Pritts, who shared why he writes poetry back in July. An Affective Singularity We live in a time of conspicuous destruction. Material creation, the biological sphere, spiritual reality – each of these realms are being dragged apart resulting in a fractured worldContinue reading “An Affective Singularity (Nate Pritts)”


42 Miles Press Poetry Award Judge: David Dodd Lee, Series Editor The 42 Miles Press Poetry Award was created in an effort to bring fresh and original voices to the poetry reading public. The prize is offered annually to any poet writing in English, including poets who have never published a full-length book as wellContinue reading “CONTEST SEASON”

‘Decoherence’ was Reviewed by PW

Nate Pritt’s Decoherence was reviewed by Poets & Writer’s this week. Excerpt from the review: “In his cerebral eighth collection, Pritts (Post Human) cycles through the many metaphorical connotations of light, investigating each at close range, and laments the ephemerality of experience…” To read the rest of the review click here.