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Out now! Exercises in High Treason by John J. Trause.  “Exercises in High Treason is both challenging and dazzling.” —Laura Boss

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 latest anthology, Before Passing, featuring stunning poetry and short fiction by national and international writers from across the United States and beyond.

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Contributors include Penny Arcade, Amber Atiya, Jennifer Blowdryer, Meagan Brothers, Steve Dalachinsky, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Joseph Keckler, Nkosi Nkululeko, Edgar Oliver, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Floyd Salas, Jon Sands, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, plus an in-depth interview with Anne Waldman conducted by Aimee Herman.

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Puma Perl, author of Retrograde (great weather for MEDIA, 2014) is the winner of the 2016 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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