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Cave Canem Presents: New Works with Tyehimba Jess, Jacqueline Johnson, and Marilyn Nelson

Thursday, April 21st @ 7PM Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House 58 West 10th St New York, NY FREE Tyehimba Jess is the author of “leadbelly” (Wave Books, 2005) and “Olio,” forthcoming from Wave Books in April, 2016. Jacqueline Johnson’s latest book is “A Woman’s Season” (Main Street Rag, 2015). Marilyn Nelson is the author of […]

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Matvei Yankelevich and Stacy Szymaszek: Fantasy Reading Series

Sunday, May 1st @ 6PM Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery, NYC Cozy up to a fantasy this Sunday, as Fantasy Reading Series brings you a reading by Ugly Duckling Presse founder (& our visiting professor) Matvei Yankelevich. Tickets are just $8 online or $12 at the door, the day of–but here’s a special offer:  QC […]

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The Boaat Book Prize

The BOAAT BOOK PRIZE is awarded annually to an emerging poet who has not previously published a book of poems. WHEN: June 1, 2016 – July 15, 2016 (ends at 11:59 EST) GUEST JUDGE:  Dorianne Laux’s most recent collections are The Book of Men and Facts about the Moon, both from W.W. Norton. A finalist for […]

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The Washington Prize – EXTENDED DEADLINE

You told us you were so busy getting ready for AWP in Los Angeles that you missed our deadline, so we have re-opened the portal for another ten days:   Enter before April 15 to WIN the Washington Prize   Publication, $1500, & 100 author copies!   Submit your poetry manuscript 48-80 pages, online before […]

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Creative Writers’ Workshop with Jennifer Celestin

We’re so proud to find out MFA student Jennifer Celestin is going to be teaching the Creative Writers’ Workshop at the Central Branch of the Queens Public Library.  Congratulations, Jennifer! Details below: Sundays, April 3- May 22 @ 1PM Central Library (Main Floor Conference Room) 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 718-990-0778 Train: F to 169 Street […]

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Intern @ Bowery Poetry

Join the Bowery Poetry team on Monday nights or on Sundays! Support poetry and live events at our legendary Lower East Side venue and unique non-profit. We need consistent and enthusiastic help with our box office, social media and other general holding down the fort tasks on Monday nights from April till June. Monday nights […]

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