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”
Whelp, this is not the type of news we get particularly excited about posting, and, in fact, it’s a little embarrassing. Running a poetry press is filled with, uh, let’s call them first occasions. (Not all of them are ones worth celebrating.) The release of Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin has been delayed. Like all winners of the 42Continue reading “(Slight) Delay Notice”
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).
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”
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 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.
Thank you for submitting to our 2016 contest! If you are still waiting for a confirmation of any sorts, please give us another day or so as we are working through our last stack of mail now. Thank you for your patience! We appreciate you.
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!”
Stephen Burt thinks you should check out Tracey Knapp’s “Mouth,” published by 42 Miles Press. Excerpt: Parts of Mouth feel like a mix tape from somebody with whom you’ve recently fallen in love; other parts feel like a very good anthology that might be called Casual Poems About Urban Living at, Say, 30. It’s aContinue reading “Slate Book Review: The 27 Overlooked Books of 2015”
There is a new review of Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions up at Boxcar Poetry Review written by Frank Montesonti. Excerpt: Welcome to the neighborhood. Our List of Solutions by Carrie Oeding feels like an eccentric neighbor who shows up on your front porch with a pitcher of sangria and a plate of burnt sausages from the barbequeContinue reading “New Review: Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions”