I have much to say and many places to be, but I wanted to let you know about the news that follows.
These amazing writers have recently provided us with much pleasure. Please read their words and listen to their voices as they perform their new work for you in MiPOesias:
Carol Mirakove – “Human Traffic”
Lesley Jenike – “I’m Not Down with the New Sincerity”
Lars Palm – “Tried to Be Coherent”
Linh Dinh – “My Local Burning” and “Investment Advises”
Scott Hightower – “At Doug’s” and “Passion Fruit”
Laura Modigliani – “Ode to Linh Dinh’s Most Beautiful Word” and “Blackouts and Hopium”
Rodney Koeneke – “Obligate Nose Breather”
Bruce Covey – “Fiberglass” and “Porous Delivery”
Aaron Belz – “Whose Hands” and “Discontent”
Claudia K. Grinnell – “The Hayflick Limit” and “The Explainer”
Tomorrow, Sarah Manguso will be the MiPOesias featured writer & reader on the main page.
And watch out! Lots of new work coming up soon by people who should be seen more often in this world. Ready your eyes and ears for the forthcoming fiesta~
Amy King, Managing Editor, and Didi Menendez, Producer
“Poetry is the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.” – Carl Sandburg
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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.