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Sep

12

Brian Turner over on “The Independent”

AJB’s Brian Turner, author of “Phantom, Noise” and “Here, Bullet,” is featured over on “The Independent” for his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country.” The article talks about the two separate parts of Brian: Brian the soldier versus Brian the poet, as well as how serving his country in Iraq has changed him. Definitely […]

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Sep

11

Richie Hofmann Awards Posted in Poets&Writers

Congrats to Richie Hofmann, author of AJB’s forthcoming collection, “Second Empire,” which will be available November 2015! Richie is recognized in Poets & Writers for being awarded the 2014 Beatrice Hawley Award. Phillip B. Williams is also recognized in Poets & Writers for his collection, “A Thief in the Interior,” which will be published by […]

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Sep

11

Jamaal May Prize Announcement!

A big congrats to AJB’s Jamaal May, author of “Hum,” for winning the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood prize awarded by the Poetry Foundation. This is an amazing honor and Jamaal definitely earned it! Check out the list of other winners over on Twitter

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Sep

10

Betsy Sholl in Daily Bulldog!

Franklin County’s “The Daily Bulldog”​ publishes a feature on Betsy Sholl! “Take Heart: A Conversation in Poetry” shines light on Betsy’s poem, “Doing Time!” Make sure to read her poem, here Read sample poems from Betsy’s AJB collections, order your own copies, and learn more about the writer, here

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Sep

10

Blood-Jet Radio interview of Sally Wen Mao

AJB’s own Sally Wen Mao, author of “Mad Honey Symposium,” was interviewed over on The Blood-Jet Radio. It’s a great interview and Sally is clever as always, but it is an audio file so make sure you get out your headphones if you’re in public! Check it out here

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Sep

10

Philip B. Williams over on Glappitnova

“Instead I got First Holy Spirit Conglomerate Beliefs of Fried Rice and Low Mein Church realness. So excuse me, Elder Fortune Cookie, I want my experience back.” Phillip B. Williams, author of AJB’s forthcoming collection, “A Thief in the Interior,” wrote an insightful article for Glappitnova, entitled “This Fortune Cookie Thinks it Knows my Life!” […]

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Sep

09

Jamaal May featured on Cîrculo de Poesîa!

Jamaal May, author of AJB’s “Hum,” was featured on Cîrculo de Poesîa! His poems “There are Birds Here” and “Hum for the Bolt” are displayed on their website, which you can check it out, here. If you can’t read Spanish, don’t worry! Both of the poems are displayed in English, towards the bottom of the […]

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Sep

08

Best American Poetry Interviewed Brian Turner

“I challenged myself to create a different stylistic approach in each chapter of the overall book while simultaneously developing the initial threads to a greater and greater complexity throughout.” Brian Turner, author of AJB’s debut e-books, “Here, Bullet” and “Phantom Noise,” was interviewed by Kelle Groom for Best American Poetry, about his memoir, “My Life […]

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Sep

05

E-Books Now Available

Big News! AJB has entered the world of E-Books! We are so excited that Brian Turner’s collections, “Here, Bullet” and “Phantom Noise,” are our first released titles in this format, and are now available on the Nook and Kindle! Be on the lookout for more Alice James Books titles, which will be available in the […]

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Sep

04

Big News for Brian Turner!

Congrats to AJB’s Brian Turner, who has an excerpt from his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country,” published in Harper’s Magazine! If you have a subscription check it out, here Be on the lookout for some big news regarding Brian’s AJB titles, “Here, Bullet” and “Phantom Noise!”

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