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 […]
Painted Bride Quarterly is proud to celebrate that one of our writers, Linwood Rumney, has just released his first book, Abandoned Earth, which was awarded the Gival Press Poetry Award. Rumney was first featured in PBQ with “Bao Xishin in Beijieng” in Issue 94/Locals. Congratulations, Linwood, we are excited to see more great things from […]
We are very excited to announce that one of our very own, Paul Siegell has been published in the American Poetry Review for five poems titled “M__TM___RE (90),” “M__TM___RE (97),”M__TM___RE (304),” “M__TM___RE (318),” and “M__TM___RE (344)” in vol. 45 no. 6! Paul is a senior editor for PBQ and has published three books of poetry, […]
To kick off the Halloweekend, Painted Bride Quarterly hosted its monthly night of Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! at Philadelphia’s Pen and Pencil! The lovely Alejandro Morales, from Good Good Comedy, not only hosted the event, but even joined in on a night of improv writing with prompts about “fluffy chickens,” burying the past and […]
Congratulations to Katy Resch on publishing her first book! Exposure is a collection of dramatic, witty, and feminist short stories that features “The Third Prophecy,” first published in Issue 84 of Painted Bride Quarterly. We knew there was something special about Resch when we stumbled upon her fiction!
On Monday, PBQ held its monthly reading at the Black Sheep Pub featuring Christina Cook, P.e. Garcia, Jaime Fountaine, and Fiona Sze-Lorrain. First up was Christina cook, who gifted us a seven-poem glimpse of her newest book A Strange Insomnia. Next, P.e. Garcia, editor of The Offing and Aust Press, shared some poetic musings on […]
We are very proud to announce that Leah Poole Osowski has just published her first book of poetry, hover over her, which won the 2015 Wick Poetry Prize and features the poem “Salvador Dali–female figure with head of flowers,” (first published in Issue 92 of Painted Bride Quarterly)! Congratulations, Leah, we absolutely love to see […]
We are shaking it up on September 29 at our Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! For this academic year, all of our slams are going to be hosted by local Philadelphian comedians. Our guest for this slam is Alex Grubard, self-described as a “stand-up comedian, game show host, & funspiracy theorist.” In addition to our […]