National Poetry Month: Thaw

In honor of April being National Poetry Month, we’ve decided to post poems from our most recent anthologies. This week we are highlighting Thaw, poems by Chelsea Dingman and selected by Allison Joseph. A debut collection of gritty yet poignant poems from the National Poetry Series.  Immortality Wind hollows the wheat chaff, howl of a stray hungering…

Twenty Years of Panic

Last week we launched Widespread Panic in the Streets of Athens, Georgia by Gordon Lamb (see the slideshow of pics from the launch from yesterday’s Short Takes ). We’ve talked to so many Athenians since this project began with their own special stories about how this historic concert figured into their lives. Usually it was for the…

Books You Should Read This Spring

Spring has sprung and with it, a desire to sit outside in the warm weather and read. If you are looking for a book to read this spring, we’ve got you covered. We complied a list of books about gardens, trees, and eco-justice for you. For more information on books that we’re publishing this season,…

National Poetry Month: Ghost Fishing Excerpt Three

In honor of Earth day this Sunday, we’ve decided to spotlight three poems from Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology edited by Melissa Tuckey. Ghost Fishing is a gathering of poetry at the intersection of culture, social justice, and the environment. cutting greens Lucille Clifton   curling them around i hold their bodies in obscene embrace thinking of…

National Poetry Month: Ghost Fishing Excerpt Two

In honor of Earth day this Sunday, we’ve decided to spotlight three poems from Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology edited by Melissa Tuckey. Ghost Fishing is a gathering of poetry at the intersection of culture, social justice, and the environment.   Another Day Sara Goudarzi  It is the birds I worry about when the streets become shadows…

National Poetry Month: Ghost Fishing Excerpt One

In honor of Earth day this Sunday, we’ve decided to spotlight three poems from Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology edited by Melissa Tuckey. Ghost Fishing is a gathering of poetry at the intersection of culture, social justice, and the environment.   How To Disappear The Stars Lauren Camp If you let them build a book of houses,…