We're publishing reviews of debut poetry collections this fall. Contact our reviews editor Aaron Schneider with a bio and writing sample if you are interested in reviewing any of these books:
Garth Martens, Prologue for the Age of Consequence
Suzannah Showler, Failure to Thrive
Brecken Hancock, Broom Broom
Julie Joosten, Light Light
Colin Fulton, Life Experience Coolant
Shannon Maguire, Fur(l) Parachute
Sara Peters, 1996
Ann-Marie Turza, The Quiet
Alex Leslie, Things I've heard about you
Stevie Howell, ^^^^^^ ^^^^^^ ^^^^^^ (a.k.a. "Sharps").
Review should be approximately 1500 words in length, and reviewers receive a small honorarium. Contact Aaron Schneider at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POETRY FOUNDATION ON ISSUE 3 OF THE RUSTY TOQUE!
"We’ve only recently discovered The Rusty Toque, but so far we’re enjoying what we see. Based in Canada, The Rusty Toque is an online magazine featuring interviews, visual art, fiction and–yes–poetry. Issue 3 features work by some of our favorite writers, like Jacob Wren and bill bissett, Robyn Read, and Ashley-Elizabeth Best."
Read More on The Poetry Foundation's Harriet Blog.
The Rusty Toque, now in its third issue, is churning some solid butter. And instead of having just the traditional poetry, fiction, and nonfiction categories, The Rusty Toque publishes comics, monologues, art, and even videos. There is room in this home for a lot of different work.
“Going to a Party in Your Mid-Twenties” by Suzanne Sutherland is a second person narrative in which you—you guessed it—go to a party: “Later, in the kitchen—you still haven’t found So And So, So And So’s roommate says they may have gone to a bar somewhere in the neighbourhood, but they’re not sure—you notice your date’s ears for the first time. It’s only your second date, and the bar where you went on your first date—another bar somewhere in the neighbourhood—was very, very dark.”
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