“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!”

Slate Book Review: The 27 Overlooked Books of 2015

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”

New Review: Carrie Oeding’s Our List of Solutions

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”

THREE POEMS TO READ AT 1:41 AM

G’evenin’, South Bend & beyond! It’s 1:41 AM on the first day of October. Here are three poems and a picture of an adult beverage…  (Photo by: Chad Forbregd)  GOOD NEWS BAD NEWS By Bruce Taylor Nothing’s what it used or ought to be: always too much of this, never enough of that, only aContinue reading “THREE POEMS TO READ AT 1:41 AM”