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Oct

30

Ruth Lepson Featured on Throg Sludge

AJB’s Ruth Lepson, author of “Dreaming in Color,” was the weekly featured poet over on Throg Sludge, which means she had a poem a day displayed in late September. Definitely worth a peek if you like Tumblr or Ruth. Read it here!   Image Credit to Throg Sludge Poem Credit to Ruth Lepson

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Oct

29

Alice James Award

 One week left to send in your manuscript to the Inaugural Alice James Award! Submit before time runs out!

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Oct

29

Pleiades’ Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize

Already applied to the Alice James award and want to know where to submit next? Check out Pleiades‘ ​Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize! Our own Adrian Matejka will be judging this year. More info and guidelines, here    

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Oct

23

Mary Szybist and The Virgin Mary

AJB’s Mary Szybist, author of Granted, was interviewed in the Washington Post’s “The Life of a Poet” segment , which discusses her National Book Award winning book of poems, Incarnadine.   Read the interview here This interview centers around Mary’s connection with the Virgin Mary, and how she had to became connected to the biblical woman through […]

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Oct

23

Less Than Two Weeks to Submit!

The deadline for the Inaugural Alice James Award is coming in fast! Less than  two more weeks! Check out the guidelines here  

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Oct

21

Monica A. Hand on Female Aesthetic(s)

Monica A. Hand, author of “me and Nina,” along with Patricia Spears Jones, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Tracy Chiles McGhee, andh Metta Sáma , participated in the “Female Aesthetic(s) Symposium (Part 1).” Check out this interesting conversation, here These authors took part in a discussion, on Twitter, about what female aesthetics in writing entail, not feminist aesthetics (which are […]

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Oct

17

Submit to the Alice James Award!

Looking to get your poetry manuscript published? Submit to the Inaugural Alice James Award, get your book published, and win $2000! Deadline is November 1!

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Oct

16

Alice James Award

Have you submitted to the Inaugural Alice James Award yet? Deadline is 11/1, so send us your manuscripts! http://bit.ly/AJAWARD

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Oct

15

Phillip B. Williams on Glappitnova

Another awesome Glappitnova article from Phillip B. Williams, author of the forthcoming AJB title “Thief in the Interior.” This article is titled “Failure Cures Failure Just in Case You Did Not Know.” “I’m interested in the idea that having a dream is not enough, rather one must have a plan to reach that dream paired […]

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Oct

09

Submit to the Alice James Award!

We are accepting submissions for the Alice James Award until November 1! Get in your manuscripts in by then and you could become an Alice like Reginald Dwayne Betts, winner of the Beatrice Hawley Award (which is replaced by the Alice James Award), author of  “Shahid Reads His Own Palm!” Guidelines here

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