A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions 

Originally posted on The As It Ought to Be Archive:
A Review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions by Angie Mazakis In a January 2010 blog post at HTMLGIANT, Elisa Gabbert, with the help of Mike Young*, cataloged popular “moves” in contemporary poetry, and the list, which is singular and far-reaching, is veracious in…

New Poem by Allan Peterson on Plume

Allan Peterson has a new poem featured on Plume. Here is a small excerpt: END IN ITSELF All veins point to a heart in depleted rivers, in branches, the way I was shown at seven by Ruby’s sister to draw a tree by running many lines back to an axis. Where they overlapped a trunkContinue reading “New Poem by Allan Peterson on Plume”

Announcing Finalists for the 2014 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

We are pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award. We will be announcing the winner and updating the list to distinguish between finalists and semi-finalists by July 1st. 2014 finalists in alphabetical order: Admussen, Nick – “Fly or Flight” Aliperti, Pia – “Solitude Must Share My Solitude” Berlin, MonicaContinue reading “Announcing Finalists for the 2014 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

Modernist Style, Contemporary Play, and Ecological Lament: On Betsy Andrews’ The Bottom

Originally posted on The Line Break:
A version of this review (and a better edited version) may appear in a future issue of Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose. // Betsy Andrews’ The Bottom (42 Miles Press, forthcoming 2014), winner of the 2013 42 Miles Press Poetry Award, opens with the 48-page long poem “The Bottom,” which consists…

Poems of the Week – Erica Bernheim

THREE POEMS BY ERICA BERNHEIM   Chicago Day Lily Left alone and watered less, it flowers into the nightmare tarnished dreams I predicted would come for me next. Tender me your loose change. Afford me purchase of your maps. To grasp the centermost spectacular of the lily is to think of the possible, that thisContinue reading “Poems of the Week – Erica Bernheim”