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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 novel, “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 the […]

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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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Oct

07

Laura McCullough in a New Anthology

AJB’s Laura McCullough  has some of her work contained in the wonderful anthology , “All of Us: Sweet: First Five Years ,” which was edited by Katherine Riegel. Check it out!

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Oct

03

Monica Hand in the Columbia Daily Tribune

AJB’s Monica Hand, author of “me and Nina, ” was featured in the “Peek at an Area Artist” section of the Columbia Daily Tribune!  Check it out here One of the biggest things they talk about is Monica ‘s  love for traveling, but  her  traveling is not without purpose. It goes into great depth and […]

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Oct

03

National Arts and Humanities Month!

Hello fellow lovers of the Arts, Humanities, Poetry, and other forms of creative expression! It is that time of year, again: the leaves are changing colors (at least in Maine they are) and the stores are filled with Halloween decorations. But, don’t forget that October should be celebrated for a whole other reason: it’s National Arts […]

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