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PRESS RELEASE / Goode

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE RIBBON ON THE BOMB Laura Goode’s shortbook Become a Name Boston, MA (1 August 2015)—Fathom Books is …

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Announcing: Winner of ‘Valus’ Sigil,’ 2016

The winner of SHARKPACK Poetry Review‘s and SHARKPACK Annual‘s ‘Valus’ Sigil’ prize for game-inspired literature and SUPERNATURE is: Adam Phillips for his poem “oversoul.” Adam …

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A Thanks, Lucia Perillo

It’d’ve been a shame for me to say anything but thank you, and even that I tried to pass by …

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Fathom Books’ 2016 Catalogue!

Friends, did you know? SHARKPACK Poetry Review lovingly added SHARKPACK Annual to our fold in 2014, and now, now, we announce our own small …

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Such, in pursuit of a god

Bill Pulley was in college in 1964. He went to Vietnam and came back to a career in the government’s …

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Announcing: An OAV  Vacancy

Shortly: OUR ALCHEMICAL VALENTINE will be vacant for 2016. We couldn’t find a poem we felt searching and powerful enough to warrant …

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For St. Valentine: JILTED. Stéphane Mallarmé.

from A Tomb for Anatole, [7]                                 what has taken refuge your future                    in me                     becomes my purity through life, which I shall …

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On Not Writing

I excuse myself from the little office that is nothing like a prison—though, because I have not been able to …

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Sarah Grigg Rolph’s “Roadkill”

This short lyric, up recently at Painted Bride Quarterly, is notable for an unassuming approach that avails a very ready perspicacity. I’ll admit, …

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The Chapbook Mission

Much of my early winter has been spent in the thrall of a short-form project—specifically, a group of poems responding …