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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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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Daniel Johnson’s “In the Absence of Sparrows”

Daniel Johnson’s “In the Absence of Sparrows,” a long, ‪powerful‬ ‪poem‬ written about his friend James Foley, is the poem-a-day on The Academy of American Poets Poets.org. Johnson’s poem humanizes James, painting a portrait of the ‪journalist‬ as a young, ‪‎fearless‬ man with ardent ‪beliefs‬ and ‪passions. Click here to read “In the Absence of […]

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Old Press, New Look: Alice James Books Heralds Big Change

(Click here to view the official Press Release!) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6/12/2014 Old Press, New Look: Alice James Books Heralds Big Change Alice James Books, one of the oldest established poetry presses in the country, is announcing significant change to its forty-year-old organization. The press is renewing its initial mission to support women writers. It […]

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DEBUT BALL: READING, PINATA, DANCE

Friday, May 30, 2014 8:00pm Asian American Writers’ Workshop 112 W 27th Street, 6th floor New York, NY with Sally Wen Mao, R.A. Villanueva, Tarfia Faizullah, Cathy Linh Che 2014 will go down as an historic year for poetry. We’re feting Sally Wen Mao’s debut Mad Honey Symposium. Dave Eggers likes its “gritty, world-wise sense […]

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Sunday Brunch with Orphan

Alice took the train to the Upper West Side on Sunday to partake in the brunch festivities of Jan Heller Levi’s book launch party for Orphan, the latest title from Alice James Books. After some proper mimosa and quesadilla, Jan treated the packed restaurant to a lovely reading from her collection, and Alice couldn’t help […]

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AJB’s 5th Annual KGA Launch Party at Poets House!

This October, Alices gathered at Poets House for the 5th annual KGA Launch Party to celebrate the publications of Obscenely Yours by Angelo Nikolopoulos, We Come Elemental by Tamiko Beyer, and Viral by Suzanne Parker. Click “more” to see the rest of the photos from the gathering!   Suzanne Parker, Tamiko Beyer, Carey Salerno, and Angelo […]

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Spotted: Jean Valentine reading from Dark Elderberry Branch

Alice recently spotted Jean Valentine reading from her and Ilya Kaminsky’s new collection, Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva at Poets House. Poor Ilya was stuck in Chicago and could not attend. Play the video to hear Valentine read from “from Poems for Moscow” to a packed house. Albiet this clip was filmed from the […]

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Alices at Poets House

Alices were out and about at Poets House in New York this spring. Check out these photos from 4th Annual Kinereth Genseler Award launch party. A good time was had by all. [wowslider id=”8″]

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