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Dec

12

Mihaela Moscaliuc Awarded Fulbright Scholar Grant!

Mihaela Moscaliuc, author of AJB’s “Father Dirt,” was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach in Al. I. Cuza University in Iasi, Romania! Congrats, Mihaela! Read the article, here (Image credit to Monmouth University)

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Dec

12

Marketing Intern Signing Off!

Today is my very last day here at Alice James Books as the Marketing Intern! I just wanted to thank you all for your support and patience and to wish you happy holidays! -Tori

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Dec

11

Brian Turner’s “A (redacted) poem for the torture report”

Brian Turner’s newly published poem, “A (redacted) poem for the torture report,” focuses on the Senate Intel Committee’s Report on Torture. Read it here. Then, read a sample poem from Brian’s AJB collections, “Here, Bullet” and “Phantom Noise” (Image credit to The Guardian)

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Dec

11

AJB’s NEA Grant Covered in the Daily Bulldog!

Alice James Books is in the Daily Bulldog! The article is about our amazing grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). We are so honored and excited to share the news! Check out the article, here

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Dec

10

“Split” on the Standout Books of 2014 List!

Amazing news! Cathy Linh Che’s “Split” is on the Academy of American Poets Standout Books of 2014 list! Check it out on poets.org and buy your own copy of this fearless collection, here

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Dec

10

Matthew Olzmann in Muzzle Magazine

AJB’s Matthew Olzmann is in the Fall 2014 edition of Muzzle Magazine! Read “Still Life with Heart Extracted from the Body of a Horse,” here (Image credit to Muzzle Magazine)

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Dec

09

Liz Waldner in the New Yorker Poetry Podcast!

Listen to Liz Waldner’s “The Sovereignty and the Goodness of God, Together with the Faithfulness of His Promises Displayed,” read by Maureen N. McLane, in a Podcast on the New Yorker. Liz also reads her poem “Mesh.” Listen to it, here (Image credit to The New Yorker)

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Dec

05

New Review of “Orphan!”

“Orphan is well constructed—each section builds on the previous section, and the movement across the book is gentle and lilting. Hard-won wisdom pervades the book, which is all the more poignant because Heller Levi refuses to engage in self-congratulation. The poems never insist on having the only perspective on a concern. The result is remarkably graceful; […]

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Nov

21

Matthew Olzmann in MEAD

AJB’s Matthew Olzmann, author of “Mezzanines,” is featured in MEAD: The Magazine of Literature and Libations. Read his poem, “Prayer For an Unremarkable Day,” here (Image credit to meadmagazine.org and Matthew Olzmann)

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Nov

21

David Kirby on Poem-A-Day!

David Kirby is on The Academy of American Poets ‘Poem-A-Day!’ Read “This Magic Moment,” here (Image credit to poets.org and David Kirby)

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