New Release: Marisa Tirado, Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either

Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either is a debut poetry collection which seeks Tejano pop star Selena Quintanilla as a means of reconnecting to the speaker’s cultural identity.

2021 Robert Phillips Chapbook Prize, Winner

Congratulations to Deirdre Danklin who won the 2021 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize for her novella Catastrophe!

New Release: Elisabeth Murawski, Still Life with Timex

Still Life with Timex chronicles a mother’s loss. These poems explore the unsightly aspects of grief and the survivor’s guilt of outliving a child.

2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize Winner

Congratulations to Elisabeth Murawski for winning the 2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize! We look forward to publishing Still Life with Timex in Spring 2021. Established in 2001, The Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize seeks to highlight one book a year that excels in the chapbook format. Since 2019 the Prize comes with a $500Continue reading “2020 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize Winner”

Weeding Out the Good Reads

My friend has a habit of reading the last page of a book, before ever looking at the first page.

Another friend doesn’t judge a book by its cover, rather they glance at its spine.

Yet another friend does this thing where they looks at a book’s sleeve, reads the author’s biography and pretends to talk to the author by wondering, how did you get from point A to point B? How can I get published?

Part II: Taking a Look at Ephemera with Evana Bodiker

Taking a Look at Ephemera with Evana Bodiker

Contributing writer Savanah Burns recently interviewed the 2017 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize winner and author of Ephemera, Evana Bodiker. 

Part I: Getting to Know 2017 Phillips Prize winner Evana Bodiker

Contributing writer Savanah Burns recently interviewed the 2017 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize winner and author of Ephemera, Evana Bodiker.