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.┬áIt 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...

No Starts for Kickstarter

Editor’s Letter: For several months, BWP listed a submission category for authors that would be interested in a participating in a collaborative Kickstarter campaign. The press would do the Kickstarter for extra marketing funds, but still cover the basic...

Katherine Boo & poetry this weekend (4/13/14)

Katherine Boo will be at Brooklyn By The Book this weekend. I found out about it from the A Child Grows in Brooklyn Calendar. Also, the McNALLY JACKSON Downtown Literary Festival is the weekend. Our pick is Alice Notley reading at Bowery Poetry Club at 2pm on...

Something Impossible Happens – New Poetry Chapbook!

BWP will be publishing M.K. Sukach‘s Something Impossible Happens very soon. Book page and cover will be up in a few days. We already have this amazing quote from Matthew Dickman: “I’m so very thankful for these poems, for the way they have opened my...

BWP Editor Update

It is cold in Brooklyn, and I am busy reviewing winter submissions and deciding on some final recommendations. We have some great material to consider. In addition, we are close to signing a couple of new manuscripts for the Wonderful Chapbook imprint. Hopefully we...

Dry County Kindle Sale

The Afterlife is a Dry County Kindle edition is on special countdown sale. Only 0.99 for a couple of days starting November 3rd. Another book I found that I really like at the moment is Backyard Foraging by Ellen Zachos. Apparently, I can eat quite a few of the weeds...