Jacques Rancourt discusses his new collection, BROCKEN SPECTRE.
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Rumpus editors share forthcoming books they can’t wait to read!
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Rumpus editors share a list of new and forthcoming books to celebrate Pride Month!
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Rumpus editors share share new and forthcoming poetry collections we’re excited about!
Tags: a more perfect union, A Symmetry, Abracadabra Sunshine, Adrienne Christian, Alessandra Lynch, Alien Miss, Amanda Moore, American Cavewall Sonnets, Amorak Huey, Andres Cerpa, Ari Banias, Arisa White, Arrow, Aurielle Marie, Be Holding, Benjamin Garcia, Brocken Spectre, C.T. Salazar, Carey Salerno, Carlina Duan, Carly Inghram, Cheswayo Mphanza, Cleave, Come-Hither Honeycomb, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Dad Jokes from Late in the Patriarchy, Desiree C. Bailey, Destiny O. Birdsong, Devon Walker-Figueroa, Dexter L. Booth, Dialogues with Rising Tides, Diane Seuss, Donika Kelly, Doppelgangbanger, Embouchure, Emilia Phillips, Erin Belieu, Finna, Floaters, frank: sonnets, Ghost in a Black Girl's Throat, goldenrod, Gumbo Ya Ya, Hinge, Horror Vacui, Horsepower, How Not to Be Afraid of Everything, I Am Not Trying to Hide My Hungers from the World, I/O, If This Is the Age We End Discovery, inheritance, Jacques Rancourt, Jane Wong, Joanna Fuhrman, Joy Priest, July, Kathleen Ossip, Kaveh Akbar, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Kelli Russell Agodon, Kendra Allen, Kendra DeColo, Kevin Simmonds, Khalisa Rae, Kimberly Grey, Last Days, Madeleine Wattenberg, Maggie Smith, Martin Espada, Molly Spencer, Mutiny, Nate Marshall, National Poetry Month, National Poetry Month 2021, Negotiations, Nikki Wallschlaeger, No Ruined Stone, Noah Warren, Paige Quinones, Phillip B. Williams, Philomath, Pilgrim Bell, Pretty Tripwire, Quintin Collins, Rachel Mennies, Raymond Antrobus, Requeening, Rosebud Ben-Oni, ross gay, Saddiq Dzukogi, Shara McCallum, Shy Watson, Sumita Chakraborty, Systems for the Future of Feeling, Tamiko Beyer, Taylor Johnson, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, That Was Now This Is Then, The Animal Indoors, The Best Prey, The Collection Plate, The Complete Stories, The Dandelion Speaks of Survival, The Monster I Am Today, The Naomi Letters, The Past, The Perseverance, The Renunciations, The Rinehart Frames, The Vault, The Wild Fox of Yemen, Threa Almontaser, Thrown in the Throat, Tiana Nobile, To a New Era, Torrin A. Greathouse, Tributary, Vijay Seshadri, Water I Won’t Touch, Waterbaby, Wendy Xu, What Noise Against the Cane, What to Read When, Who's Your Daddy, Worn, Wound from the Mouth of a Wound, Your Crib My Qibla
Wednesday 7/19: John Burroughs (aka Jesus Crisis) is a voice to be reckoned with from Cleveland, Ohio, where he founded Crisis Chronicles Press and promotes many poetry events. He is visiting the West Coast for the first time on his 2017 poetry tour. He will be joined at tonight’s reading by D. R. Wagner, M. J. […]
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