This year has held multiple accomplishments for Keith Woodruff. His prose poem, “Summer,” has been selected to appear in the 2017 Best Small Fictions, judged by Amy Hempel; and his short fiction, “Elegy,” has won him his first Pushcart Prize. Keith’s poem, “Bride of Frankenstein Blues,” was published in Issue 95. Congratulations, Keith!
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The Painted Bride Quarterly would like to congratulate Lynn Hoffman on his latest book publication, The Butterfly Farmer. The novel features a romance set at the jersey shore; we’re in love already. You can also read his interview with the publisher here! Revisit Lynn in Issue 95. Congratulations!
We here at Painted Bride Quarterly would like to congratulate Jiwon Choi on her newest book, One Daughter is Worth Ten Sons! Two of the poems featured, “I Pay My Book Fine” and “Jane Austen, Reconsider” were first published in Issue 92 of PBQ. Congrats, Jiwon, we know we will continue to see great things […]
Today we received our copy of Volume 46/ No. 2 of The American Poetry Review and were incredibly excited to see Laura McCullough‘s “I Am Calling You” on the back spread! Our own Wendy Cannella conducted an interview with McCullough and wrote “Finding the Body: on McCullough’s Jercy Mercy,” a review of McCullough’s latest collection […]
We always love celebrating our authors and staff here at PBQ, and today we’re excited to announce that our Editorial Assistant Sara Aykit has just been published for the first time in The Cadaverine! Check out her poem, “Pointless“! Sara Aykit currently resides in Philadelphia. She is a student at Drexel University and an intern […]
We at PBQ are excited to celebrate the release of Watershed, a novel by one of our authors, Colin Dodds! Dodds’ poem, “The Labyrinth in the Third Millennium,” was first published in Issue 91 of Painted Bride Quarterly. Congrats, Colin, we hope to see more great things from you!
We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting a reading and a round of our Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am Writing Improv Game on February 13 in collaboration with One Book, One Philadelphia! Come check out Patrick Rosal, Julia Bloch, Thomas Devaney, Cindy Arreiu-King, and Kalela Williams in the Pen and Pencil Club at […]
We are proud to announce that Lynn Hoffman has published a book of poems titled Philadelphia Poems (Kelsay Books, 2016). Included in this collection is the poem, “from the barber, Carmello” first published in Issue 94 of Painted Bride Quarterly. Congratulations, Lynn, we can’t wait to see more great things from you!
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Last night, PBQ soldiered on and hosted its monthly reading at the Black Sheep Pub in Philadelphia with Anne-Adele Wight, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Lillian Dunn, and Brad Windhauser. First up, we had Lillian Dunn, program manager of SPACES and co-founder of Apiary Magazine who shared with us poetry on the small details of beauty around […]