From Because I want a library like those in great English manors, complete with a ladder-track and leatherback chairs like thrones. I want a house capable of housing tapestries. I want a home where a tapestry would not seem absurd. I want a coat of arms, a magnolia etched in coarse thread and profiled pack-mules … Continue reading
Extract(s) Volume II is selling FAST! We will print just 250 copies, so make sure to reserve yours before Friday, March 14. This edition of the Extract(s) anthology features work by 90 amazing writers who published here on the Extract(s) blog in 2013. To order visit our online store soon! Thank you for your support!
Spring into longer days this month by attending some great Eastern Point Lit House & Press events! Second Sunday Reading Series & Open Mic 2-4 p.m., Sunday, March 9 The Hive, Gloucester, MA Cost: FREE ($5 suggested donation) Our March feature is writer Joseph Riippi. His books include A Cloth House, The Orange Suitcase, and … Continue reading
February A cardinal at dusk Lights on a glazed branch, a match Struck in a cellar. Paul Bone is the author of the poetry collections Momentary Vision of the Assistant Meteorologist and Nostalgia for Sacrifice. His poems have been nominated for 3 Pushcart Prizes and have been published in 32 Poems, The Cream City Review, The Cimarron … Continue reading
We featured an excerpt from Carol Berg’s Her Vena Amoris last month. Her poems are forthcoming or in The Journal, Spillway, Redactions, Pebble Lake Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Verse Wisconsin, and in the anthologies A Face To Meet The Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poems and Bigger Than They Appear: An Anthology of Very Small … Continue reading
We are happy to announce Extract(s) Volume II is ready to go to the printer! To make sure you get a copy– and to help support the printing of this fantastic collection–we are offering a brief pre-order period that runs from now through Friday, March 14. This edition of the Extract(s) anthology features work by … Continue reading
Bloodhounds Simon doesn’t want a Golden Retriever. Not like other boys his age. What my son wants is different. “Dad,” he says, “I want to be a dog.” He’s a good kid, Simon, doesn’t complain about much, not my lousy dinners or my pacing the backyard as I call everyone his mother knows—so I play … Continue reading
Jackpot Modern What release in a post- post- post- type Of world? You hear about the hippy Freaks who long for an agrarian Past (what direction after All the afters but backwards?) Their chickens muck the yard and Driveway of suburban neighbors’ Houses. Goats they tie to trees Inevitably wind themselves Around, choking on all … Continue reading
stone scrapes both my legs wind shoves in two directions endure pain or move Mariya Hawks is a Native American writer of children’s stories and poetry. She is also a musician with two published albums. She is currently working on a children’s picture book, a middle grade novel and a tween fantasy.
We featured an excerpt from Christina Lovin’s newest collection, Echo (Bottom Dog Press) earlier this month, and an excerpt from her book A Stirring in the Dark in December 2012. Her writing has appeared in over one hundred different literary journals and anthologies, as well as four other volumes of poetry (A Stirring in the … Continue reading