We are overjoyed that PBQ author Leonard Gontarek’s book of poetry, “Take Your Hands Out of My Pockets, Shiva” has been listed as number 9 on Small Press Distribution’s Poetry Bestsellers List for June 2016! Gontarek has been published multiple times in PBQ, and we are honored to have his published his work previously. We always knew that Gontarek’s poetry was special. […]
Marion Cohen, one of the amazing authors that will be at our Reading on the 13th, just released a new book of poetry, Closer to Dying. This un-themed collection will be Cohen’s 25th book. Congratulations to Cohen! We look forward to seeing her on the 13th.
As usual, PBQ authors are doing great things after their publication in our literary magazine! PBQ author Leonard Gontarek’s new book of poetry, Take Your Hands Out of My Pocket, Shiva, is set to release on June 22nd! Congratulations!
2015 has been an exciting for year in the arts for Dr. Kristen Kashock. Recently, The Subito Press, a non-profit publisher of literary works out of the University of Colorado-Bolder selected Dr. Kashock as the winner of the 2015 poetry and prose contest for her piece ‘Confessional Sci-fi: A Primer.’ In addition to teaching English […]
Ken’ichi Sasō was born in Yokohama, Japan in 1968 and is the author of eight books of poetry. “Suspense” appears in his 2008 collection, The Planet of Hearts (Shinzō no hoshi). English translations of his poetry by Noriko Hara and Joe DeLong have also appeared in Forklift, Ohio.
There might be a lesion here, something on the hippocampus there, which begins with a giggle and ends in the fatal heart attack or asphyxiation. There are no known deaths from laughter attributed to women, though it’s said to have happened to both philosophers and kings. Take those hands off of your nose, that plastic […]