Siren is jam-packed with springtime goodness:
Siren is back with a brand new issue,
including poetry by Michelle Bitting, Mark Cunningham, Valerie Fox, Amy King, Ryan Laks, Gareth Lee, Karyna McGlynn, Sally Molini, Natasha Moni, Cait Rappel, Paul Siegell, and Elizabeth Volpe,
and art & photography by Gundega Dege, Matina Stamatakis, and Lafayette Wattles.
Also, check out news and notes from former contributors Arlene Ang, Kristy Bowen, Stephanie Dickinson, Jehanne Dubrow, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Dorianne Laux, Rachel Loden, Kiki Petrosino, Peter Schwartz, and Alex Stolis.
Of course, my own poems, of sorts, appear. To whet your whistle and make you click the interwebz link, the beginning of one of three:
Be Good and Be Country
When the grapes are in their wrath, I lie
low in my headless socket to see your faces
through time’s spent reading glasses.
p.s. I’ve got more great news I’m itching to share, but you’ll have to stay tuned for a spell. It’s worth it!
Journal Literature Magazine Online Poetics Poetry amy king and Alex Stolis and Elizabeth Volpe and Lafayette Wattles Arlene Ang Cait Rappel Dorianne Laux Gareth Lee Gundega Dege Jeannine Hall Gailey Jehanne Dubrow Karyna McGlynn Kiki Petrosino Kristy Bowen Mark Cunningham Matina Stamatakis Michelle Bitting Natasha Moni Paul Siegell Peter Schwartz Rachel Loden Ryan Laks Sally Molini Stephanie Dickinson Valerie Fox
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 serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.