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Crown Prince of Rabbits

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Out December 1st 2016 – our latest solo poet collection, Crown Prince of Rabbits by John Paul Davis.

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Out now! The Careless Embrace of the Boneshaker – our fifth anthology of poetry and short prose. Also includes an interview with Thurston Moore.

Out now! Exercises in High Treason by John J. Trause.

Such hard decisions to make! Congratulations to our Pushcart Prize nominations for their work published by great weather for MEDIA in 2016: John Paul Davis, Janet Hamill, Craig Kite, Puma Perl,  Taylor Steele, John J. Trause. Check out examples of their work.

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Britt Haraway (“Papa, Too”) and Eliel Lucero (“The Herald”) are among the winners of the Queen’s Ferry Best Small Fiction 2016, selected from thousands of journals and presses. Find their winning work in our anthology, Before Passing, featuring stunning poetry and short fiction by national and international writers from across the United States and beyond, plus an in-depth interview with Anne Waldman conducted by Aimee Herman.

Puma Perl, author of Retrograde (great weather for MEDIA, 2014) is the winner of the 2016 New York City Acker Award, Writer. Congratulations, Puma!

Corrina Bain, author of Debridement  (great weather for MEDIA, 2015) was a finalist for the The Publishing Triangle 2016 Trans and Gender-Variant Literature Award. Congratulations, Corrina!


New York City poetry open mic

Do you know about our Spoken Words Sundays reading series? We are at the historic Parkside Lounge (back room), 317 E Houston St (at Attorney St), New York City, every Sunday 4-6 pm. See our calendar for details. It’s got a great stage and a terrific vibe—so come and join up for our weekly features and poetry open mic. We look forward to seeing you.

“The Parkside Lounge on East Houston is the coolest new venue in town for poetry readings. Sundays at 4pm” – Live Mag!

Out of the mainstream and away from the tributaries!


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