Funny Poem Contest Winner

And the winner is Our happiness-themed funny poem contest winner is John Stupp for his fishing poem: “Happiness”. Happiness will be published in an upcoming collection: HAPPINESS IS A FISH NAMED MELVIN. **Fish Image by Sean Reed**  Funny Poem...

Do Twitter followers really matter?

Do Twitter followers really matter when trying to get published? When you are looking to find an agent or publisher, how concerned should you be with social media? Do Twitter followers really matter? Many publishing professionals will tell you that all that matters is...

To Square or Not to Square

No, I don’t mean Squarespace. I don’t mean Foursquare. Or any other new thing with “square” in the title. I am thinking of a beautiful, square version of Hilary Sideris’s brilliant forthcoming book of poems, THE INCLINATION TO MAKE WAVES,...

New Poetry Book by Hilary Sideris Coming Soon

  Our first full-length poetry book, THE INCLINATION TO MAKE WAVES by Hilary Sideris, is in development now. The book’s title, The Inclination to Make Waves, comes from a line in Hilary Sideris’s poem “Flat,” in which nothing makes waves. Instead, it’s all...

Big Wonderful Circus

We have finally launched Big Wonderful Circus! In it, we publish poems, shorts, and other oddies that fit a randomly occurring theme on a random schedule. It isn’t something you submit to, unless invited, but we plan to find our material everywhere. Check out...

Bilateral Asymmetry by Don Riggs (Review by Lois Bassen)

Bilateral Asymmetry by Don Riggs Illustrations by Don Riggs ISBN 9780692212721 -2014, Texture Press Norman,Oklahoma   Review by Lois Bassen One of the aspects of getting older is a palpable sensation of time as if it were weather or a season. A corollary is the...

Brooklyn Book Fest

BWP will not be a Brooklyn Book Festival, but one of our editors will probably be there making the rounds. It is always a great a event, but hard to come to if you don’t have cash on hand to buy books–so be ready. They are also doing Pitch-a-Palooza at the...