In 2016, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s writing won the Narrative Poetry Contest. Bertram’s work is formally and thematically expansive and this sampling, called “Facts About Deer and Other Poems,” showcases her incredible range. In the poem “They were armed with long guns”—a poem written in ten parts—the sections move between lists, plain declarations like, “You know // where this / is going....more
Posts Tagged: Red Hen Press
A charity bookstore in Swansea, Wales, had so many copies of Fifty Shades of Gray that the store built a fort.
A Georgia store needs a superhero after more than $200,000 worth of comic books were stolen....more
Publisher’s Weekly has a detailed breakdown of the AWP debacle that has consumed writerly conversations this past week....more
Monday 6/9: Write Club Los Angeles presents Chapter 26: If Wishes Were Fishes. Featuring competitive readings by David Yow, Antonio Sacre, Brian Jude Leahy, Cathy Schenkelberg, Victoria Heric, and Laura House. The audience will decide the winners. Hosted by Paula Killen, Jeffery Dorchen, and Justin Welborn....more
Monday 11/11: Jim Ruland’s Vermin on the Mount presents an evening in partnership with VLAK and Razorcake, featuring readings by Louis Armand, Melissa Broder, Juliet Escoria, Ariana Kelly, Damien Ober, and Scott O’Connor. 7 p.m. at Book Show.
Tuesday 11/12: Ayana Mathis reads from The Twelve Tribes of Hattie....more