Yes, we are as happily surprised to see him at AWP as you were. Reciprocal fandom is nice. This is Chris, smiling, just so you know…
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Early St. Patty’s at the Perch Pub
Last night, Painted Bride Quarterly celebrated St. Patrick’s Day early with a poetry reading at Perch Pub, another installation in our reader-curated series. The room was packed, but there was plenty of food, drink and fun to go around.
PBQ Intern’s First Time at AWP!
As an AWP virgin, my first time at the conference was practically pain-free. Another Painted Bride intern and I picked up the 6th Annual Print of Painted Bride Quarterly straight from the printing center, packed up the car, and hit the road.
Jill Birdsall Awarded Gertrude Stein Award
Jill Birdsall’s short story “Oker’s Pond,” part of her most recent collection, appears in Painted Bride Quarterly Print 6 as a part of Issue 85: Displacement, (which will be back-up online again shortly). We are pleased to announce that another story from the same collection has just been awarded first prize in the Gertrude Stein Award
Here’s the trouble with Associated Writing Program’s Annual Conference: It ends.
It ends, and then we are left to process everything we learned, remember every moment that blew us away, hang on to all of those words.
We’re Going to Boston for AWP!
Come see Painted Bride Quarterly at Booth 1209 during the AWP Conference! Our staff will be available for photographs and discussions! Gain bragging rights and be the first to buy our hot-off-the-printers Painted Bride Quarterly Print Annual 6. We will also be selling our previous issues, magnets, stickers, and enough swag to make your literary friends jealous!
Why Wait for Saint Patrick? Come to Perch Pub on March 12
Kevin Varrone’s most recent publications include Eephus (Little Red Leaves Textile Series, 2012), and Passyunk Lost and The Philadelphia Experiments (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). Boxscore: An Autobiography, a poem sequence about baseball, history, and Philadelphia, is due out as a…
Slam Bam Thank You Ma’am: Huge Success!
PBQ’s first Slam Bam Thank You Ma’am of 2013 was a huge success! Held on January 24th, everyone met the New Year with vigor. The rules of the Slam are still simple: Write until you win, drink until you win, and when you do win, be aware …
Literary Long Island Iced Tea: Perch Pub Recap
Perch Pub on Tuesday, December 11 was like some kind of awesome literary buffet! Or like a ridiculous literary Long Island iced tea! Or like, maybe it was like, an anthology that doesn’t exist! Tamara Oakman, Debra Leigh Scott, and Warren Longmire brought their best to the table (well, ok, there wasn’t a table there was just a mic—that didn’t work, but it was ok…
The Last Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am of 2012
On November 29, Painted Bride Quarterly hosted the last Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am of 2012! For the first time, the Slam was held on the FIFTH Thursday of the month, which guaranteed a spectacular night. And spectacular it was! Andrew Keller hosted for a second time, the audience was particularly rowdy…