Author Archive

Subito Press is Open for Submissions…

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Subito Press, publisher of Mathias Svalina’s The Explosions, and Sandra Doller’s Man Years, is having an open reading period. Subito is “a non-profit publisher of literary works. It is based in the Creative Writing Department at the University of Colorado at Boulder.” You can submit work, here.

Submit Your Chapbooks to Poor Claudia….

Friday, June 14th, 2013


Details on the open reading period can be found, here.

The Scene in Your City…

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

How do you feel about the writing scene in your city? Does it make you stronger, or does it sap your will to live like a giant lamprey?

Here Lies a Fuck Ton of Poets Whose Names Were Writ in Water…

Friday, April 5th, 2013


I feel like it would be an honor to be left out of an anthology as much as it would be to be included in one (Ange Mlinko’s review of Paul Hoover’s Norton Anthology of Post Modern Literature from the Nation, follows. I expect this will get taken down soon, as the original article was behind a paywall…). Do you give a fuck about this? Or about being anthologized? Should I?



Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Fou Magazine came back from the dead. Check out their 4th issue here. They also have a twitter account.

Chateau Wichman IV and V by Ben Pease

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Here are the latest installments of Ben Pease’s epic video poem, Chataeu Wichman. Previous installments in the series can be found below.


East Bay Poetry Summit

Friday, March 1st, 2013


Do you like summits? Do you like poetry? Do you live in or around the Bay Area? You’re in luck! Info provided by event organizer Andrew Kenower after the jump…


Ben & Amy Read Chapbooks (Miscellaneous Stuff Edition)

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Amy Lawless and I like to read chapbooks and review them on the internet. We used to write these together, while drinking wine and watching TV. We live in different cities now, so we do them over gchat. Here are our recent reviews:

Review 1: The Wikipedia Page for Tears


“boy with mullet, crying”

Amy:  HEY

Sent at 1:23 PM on Sunday

me:  yo

Amy:  we did it

me:  ya good job

Amy:  ha


me:  lets get into it. what’s the first item

Amy:  The Wikipedia Page for Tears:


Let’s both look at the page and go for it.


The Many Tentacles of Octopus Books

Friday, January 11th, 2013


I’m in Portland. I read at Bad Blood XVI last night with Elaine Kahn, Brian Foley, and Rebecca Farivar. Portland seems full of rad people. 99% of them are poets. I had a really great time at the reading. Here are 3 items of interest related to Portland, Bad Blood and Octopus Books:


Dark Matter #3

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Dark Matter is a publication made of poems and songs from other places on the internet.