Free on Sunday, 12/10? Come to the Institute of Contemporary Art in University City for a benefit reading for hurricane relief. Doors open at 2:30 PM with the event running from 3-5 PM, and a reception following. Check out the event on facebook for details regarding the cause, donations, and the readers.
News & Events
Rita Banerjee, set to be published in Issue 97, has a new poetry collection set to be released soon! Her debut collection, Echo in Four Beats, will be published by Finishing Line Press. Order a copy here! You can catch some of Rita’s work on Slush Pile, Episode 27: Suicides and Skeleton Jazz
Freesia McKee, poetry contributor for issue 88, has just published her first poetry chapbook with Headmistress Press! She’ll be having a book release event on Sunday, January 21st at Books and Books in Coral Gables, Florida. Any Florida fans should be sure to check it out and congratulate her yourself! Check out Freesia’s work in […]
Congratulations are in order for Sarah Rose Nordgren, poetry contributor for PBQ Issue 95:Monsters, on her recently published book of poems with University of Pittsburg Press! Be sure to visit her website. In Darwin’s Mother, curious beasts are excavated in archeological digs, Charles Darwin’s daughter describes the challenges of breeding pigeons, and a forest of trees shift and […]
Maggie Queeney’s poetry chapbook, settler, has been selected by Shane McCrae in the 2017 Baltic Chapbook Contest and will be published by Rabbit Catastrophe Press. You can also check out three of Maggie’s poems in Issue 95. Many congrats, Maggie!
David Ebenbach has recently published his debut novel, Miss Portland. The novel has won the Orison Fiction Prize. More information can be found here. And you can find more of David’s work in Issue 95. Congratulations on this accomplishment, David!
Linwood Rumney received the Creative Writing Fellowship from the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA and will be going there this fall to complete archival research for a poetry project. You can revisit Linwood in Issue 94 of PBQ. Congrats! We wish you the best of luck with your research.
We here at PBQ would like to congratulate Rage Hezekiah on her recent accomplishments! She became a Cave Canem Fellow this spring, and has received an Emerging Artists Award from the Saint Botolph Club of Boston. She was also nominated for Best New Poets 2017. Her upcoming work will be featured in Nasty Women Poets: […]
Wendy Cannella has recently had two poems, “who spoke from then on” and “on learning I have ESP concerning an old crush,” with accompanying audio recordings published in the spring edition of Fogged Clarity! You can find Wendy’s work in Issue 94 of PBQ. Congratulations, Wendy!
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!