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 […]