Forthcoming Chapbook by Allan Peterson

The 42 Miles Press family was excited to learn that one of our favorite poets and human-beings, Allan Peterson (author of Precarious), has a new chapbook available for preorder from Tupelo Press. It’s been a pretty great year for poetry.    

10/31/16 – Poetry Reading: Kimberly Lambright, Bianca Stone, Simone Kearney

While the printing of Ultra-Cabin may have been delayed, the hype continues. Ultra-October is here! Kimberly Lambright, Bianca Stone, and Simone Kearney will be giving an All Hallows’ Eve reading at Cornelia Street Cafe (New York) on Monday, October 31. Event details, author bios, and other pieces of useful information about this reading can be foundContinue reading “10/31/16 – Poetry Reading: Kimberly Lambright, Bianca Stone, Simone Kearney”

“Wrap” from Kimberly Lambright’s ULTRA-CABIN, coming 09/01/16

Here’s another poem, a cold one for a warm evening. From Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin, winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award, available September 1, 2016 (Amazon, SPD).

Announcing the Winner and Runners-Up of the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

Well, we are a day behind making this announcement, but what can we say, the competition this year was fierce. Thank you to everyone that submitted to our competition this year, without you, this press, specifically, this competition would not be possible. Our decision was anything but easy, but we are pleased to announce thatContinue reading “Announcing the Winner and Runners-Up of the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

Announcing the Finalists for the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

We are pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award. The winner will be announced on July 1, 2016. 2016 finalists (in no particular order): Adam Houle – Stray Angie Mazakis – I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First Ben Gunsberg – Welcome, Dangerous Life Charles JensenContinue reading “Announcing the Finalists for the (2016) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

Finalists Will Be Announced After Lunch on Friday

Finalists for this year’s 42 Miles Press Poetry Award will be announced on Friday, June 24, 2016. In the meantime, here is a print of a donut wearing a jetpack designed by a bass player and a collage of a crime scene constructed by a poet.  

West Trestle Review: Poetry Review of Tracey Knapp’s Mouth!

Excerpt: “Tracey Knapp’s first book, Mouth, was published by 42 Miles Press in September 2015.  Funny and wise, she gets right down to it.  Every poem will surprise you, and you won’t want the pages to end.  She can ‘turn a cricket into a field mouse’… She’s just that good.” Read the review here!

San Francisco Chronicle: Poetry Review of Tracey Knapp’s Mouth!

Excerpt: “America loves a debut,” poet Louise Glück once said, introducing a prize-winning young writer before a reading. It’s true: We adore the gala arrival of a new voice, a first book, the heady sense of discovery that accompanies an author’s literary beginnings. But when the debut in question genuinely breaks new ground, readers getContinue reading “San Francisco Chronicle: Poetry Review of Tracey Knapp’s Mouth!”