WINNER, 2021 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

We are proud to announce that We Can’t Tell If the Constellations Love Us by Jennifer Boyden has been selected as winning manuscript! Please join us in congratulating Jennifer on this achievement. Jennifer Boyden is the author of two books of poetry, The Declarable Future (Four Lakes Prize in Poetry) and The Mouths of Grazing ThingsContinue reading “WINNER, 2021 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

Finalists, 2021 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

We would like to say THANK YOU to everyone that submitted a manuscript this year. The winner will be announced soon. These are the poets/manuscripts that made it to the final round of decisioning, listed in no particular order: Jennifer Boyden  We Can’t Tell If the Constellations Love Us Collin Callahan Thunderbird Inn James Shea  Almost StillContinue reading “Finalists, 2021 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

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.”

JUNE TURNED TO JULY W/ A BANG

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”

CONTEST SEASON

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.

Announcing the Semi-Finalists/ Finalists for the (2017) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award

We are pleased to announce this year’s semi-finalists/ 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 6, 2017. THE FINALISTS AND SEMI-FINALISTS FOR THE 2017 42 MILES PRESS POETRY AWARD (in no particular order): I Am TryingContinue reading “Announcing the Semi-Finalists/ Finalists for the (2017) 42 Miles Press Poetry Award”

DECOHERENCE

From Mind the Bird Media: Nate Pritts‘ DECOHERENCE arrives this October from 42 Miles Press! David Rivard says, “I love [Pritts’] loyalty to the incidental, the moments where our truest feelings reveal themselves. He reminds me a bit of Joseph Ceravolo—he takes the bewilderment that we so often feel and he turns it into aContinue reading “DECOHERENCE”

TONIGHT: Poetry Reading by Kimberly Lambright.

IUSB’s English Department & 42 Miles Press present a reading by Kimberly Lambright, winner of the 2015 42 Miles Press Poetry Award. Tonight! March 8, 2017 @ 7:30 PM. Wiekamp Hall (1700 Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615), 3rd Floor Bridge (by 3300 offices, near that sweet wall of windows). Free event. Open to all.Continue reading “TONIGHT: Poetry Reading by Kimberly Lambright.”

Happy Friday, yes?

Interested poets, you still have 33 days to submit to the 2017 42 Miles Press Poetry Award contest. In the meantime, Kimberly Lambright’s Ultra-Cabin (winner of the 42 Miles Press Poetry Award), is available to be previewed and purchased at SPD and Amazon. And… an awesome interview with the author can be found here. And,Continue reading “Happy Friday, yes?”