Excerpt: Michelle Bailat-Jones

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From Fog Island Mountains The day ticks along, morning has passed on into afternoon, and now we are moving closer to evening and somewhere out over the ocean the winds have started pressing the storm toward us, we can feel it if we pay attention, a thickening in the air, a smell of heavy rain, … Continue reading

Excerpt: Edward A. Dougherty

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From Everyday Objects Twins Your parents were full of joy —and weariness—when you were born, and the people thronged the capital straining our voices in a song against war. You pushed into a world of lungs and blood, where compassion and fear contend. Washington, that marbled city, in October becomes a delicate loveliness, where the … Continue reading

Excerpt: Kelsie Hahn

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From Responsibility Mother of the Dragon Boy The first night Jeffery brought the dragon home, it bit off his hand when he attempted to feed it a slice of beef. Jeffery’s mother had told him so. She told him so again. “Aw, Ma. Aw, Ma,” he said. Blood spurted from the stump. The dragon lapped … Continue reading

2014 Chapbook Contest Winners

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After much deliberation, we are pleased to announce the winners of second annual Eastern Point Press chapbook contest! Prose Winner Responsibility, Kelsie Hahn Poetry Winner All These Cures, Kelly DuMar Because the entries this year were amazing, we also chose four finalists in each category: Prose Pictures from the Center of the Universe, Allie Marini … Continue reading

Extract(s) Vol. II Going Fast!

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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 Forward with EPLH March Events!

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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

Extract(s) Vol. II Available for Pre-Order

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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

Books & Wine & Food Oh My!

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Winter blahs getting you down? Eastern Point Lit House & Press has plenty of events to keep you reading and writing as the days grow longer (and warmer)! Author’s Night at the Vineyard III 6-9 p.m., Friday, January 31 Zorvino Vineyards, Sandown, NH Cost: FREE Check out all the great Eastern Point Press titles and … Continue reading

Second Annual Chapbook Contest

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Just a little more than a month to go before the submission period closes for the second annual Eastern Point Press chapbook contests in prose and poetry! Our first contest resulted in the publication of two amazing chapbooks, A Pocket Guide to North American Ghosts by Joe Kapitan and Placemats by Ken Pobo. The deadline … Continue reading

Second Annual Chapbook Contest

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Eastern Point Press is pleased to announce the submission period for its second annual chapbook contests in prose and poetry is OPEN! Our first contest resulted in the publication of two amazing chapbooks, A Pocket Guide to North American Ghosts by Joe Kapitan and Placemats by Ken Pobo. The deadline for submission is February 28, … Continue reading

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