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The Winter 2018 issue includes new work by Emma Bolden, Scott Chalupa, Brian Clifton, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, Carol Ann Davis, Alisha Dietzman, Jehanne Dubrow, Susan Elbe, Victoria C. Flanagan, Rebecca Morgan Frank, Gail Goepfert, Christine Gosnay, Benjamin Grossberg, francine j. harris, Rebecca Hazelton, Ellen Kaufman, Elizabeth Knapp, J.T. Ledbetter, Joseph O. Legaspi, Philip Metres, John A. Nieves, Jason Olsen, Mary Peelen, Gretchen Steele Pratt, Laura Read, Christine Robbins, Jamie Ross, Ellen Stanford, Sophia Stid, Meredith Stricker, Jacob Sunderlin, Jeffrey Thomson, Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Barrett Warner, and inaugural Adrienne Rich Award winner Michael Wasson.

Cover image by Elsa Mora.

Back Issues


Jacques J. Rancourt's In the Time of PrEP

The BPJ team is thrilled to announce that the inaugural title in our chapbook series is Jacques J. Rancourt's In the Time of PrEP. Rancourt is the author of Novena, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd prize (Pleiades Press, 2017). He has held poetry fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and Stanford University, where he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow. His poems have appeared in The Georgia ReviewKenyon ReviewMissouri ReviewNew England ReviewPloughshares, and Virginia Quarterly Review, among other journals, as well as in Best New Poets. He lives and teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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BPJ at AWP '18

The BPJ team is headed to Tampa, Florida for AWP '18! At the bookfair, stop by table T1233 to get your copy of our latest issue, Winter 2018, featuring poems selected by Carolyn Forché for the 2017 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry. We’ll be offering a generous discount on subscriptions for conference goers, and poet Jacques J. Rancourt will be on hand to sign advanced copies of his chapbook, In the Time of PrEP.

On Saturday from 3:00-4:15, please join us (in rooms 20 & 21 on the first floor of the Tampa Convention Center) for “Ballade of the Poverties”: A Reading by Beloit Poetry Journal Poets.

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