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,…

Q&A With Barbara McCaskill About Ellen and William Craft

Barbara McCaskill is a professor of English and codirector of the Civil Rights Digital Library at the University of Georgia. She is the author of Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery: William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory and provided the introduction for the UGA Press’s edition of Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: The Escape of William and Ellen Craft…

National Poetry Month: My American Night

In honor of April being National Poetry Month, we’ve decided to post poems from our most recent anthologies. This week we are highlighting My American Night, poems by Christopher P. Collins and selected by David Bottoms. They are brutal yet reflective poems that come to grips with the horrors of war. My America Night is the…

National Poetry Month: Begin With A Failed Body

In honor of April being National Poetry Month, we’ve decided to post poems from our most recent anthologies. This week we are highlighting Begin with a Failed Body, poems by Natalie J. Graham and selected by Kwame Dawes. They are poems that consider the body as a site for revelation. Begin with a Failed Body is…