VOLUME 71 NO. 1
Our new issue is a tribute to editor, poet, mentor and friend Lee Sharkey. It features work by O-Jeremiah Agbaakin, Deborah Allbritain, Amy Bagwell, Elena Karina Byrne, Kristen Case, William Fargason, Jen Stewart Fueston, Janice N. Harrington, Carolyn Hembree, K. Henderson, Carolina Hotchandani, Hope Jordan, Polchate (Jam) Kraprayoon, Cate Lycurgus, Caleb Nolen, Chisom Okafor, Derek Otsuji, Jacques J. Rancourt, Heidi Seaborn, Tim Seibles, Lee Sharkey, Bradley R. Strahan, Raisa Tolchinsky, Eric Tran and Jim Whiteside.
Cover image by Peter Ralston.
VOLUME 70 NO. 2
The Fall 2020 issue features new work by Jubi Arriola-Headley, Michael Bazzett, Amy Beeder, Elizabeth Breese, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Jane Craven, Tennessee Hill, Anthony Immergluck, Gabriel Jesiolowski, Bryana Joy, Christopher Kempf, Chris Ketchum, Steven Kleinman, Peter Krumbach, Michelle Lowry Macfarlane, Gail Martin, Becka Mara McKay, Carling McManus, Rachel Mennies, Jude Nutter, Corey Oglesby, Troy Osaki, Gretchen Steele Pratt, Doug Ramspeck, Eric Rawson, Simon Shieh, Sara Moore Wagner, Chelsea Whitton, Alicia Wright, Charles Wyatt and Linda Zisquit.
Cover image by Hollie Chastain.
Victoria C. Flanagan's Glossary of Unsaid Terms Now Available
The BPJ team is thrilled to announce that the 2020 title in the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series is Victoria C. Flanagan’s Glossary of Unsaid Terms. The collection, chosen by the editors, grapples beautifully with the challenges of inheritance—physical, cultural, and psychic.
When you subscribe to the BPJ, you’ll receive as part of your subscription a copy of the forthcoming chapbook in the series. Not a subscriber? Purchase a copy of Glossary of Unsaid Terms here.
VOLUME 70 NO. 1
The Spring 2020 issue features new work by Michael Bazzett, Tova Benjamin, Erica Bodwell, Susanna Brougham, Lauren Camp, Aaron Caycedo-Kimura, Hedgie Choi, Caleb Curtiss, Carol Ann Davis, Lisa Furmanski, Jenn Givhan, Lisa Beech Hartz, Athena Kildegaard, Elaine Mintzer, Jefferson Navicky, Mark Neely, Linnea Nelson, Dawn Potter, Anna V. Q. Ross, Corinna McClanahan Schroeder, Jeffrey Schwaner, Lauren Shapiro, Matthew Buckley Smith, Eleanor Stanford, Lolita Stewart-White, Adam Tavel, Claire Wahmanholm, David Winter, and Lauren Yates. Also, Dawn Potter reviews books by Denise Bergman and Stacy R. Nigliazzo.
Cover image by Amy Bennett.
VOLUME 69 NO. 2
The Fall 2019 issue includes “When It Rains in Gaza,” selected by Patricia Smith as the winner of this year’s Adrienne Rich Award, along with poems by finalists Hillery Stone and Jeff Tigchelaar and semifinalists Micah Bournes, K. Avvirin Gray, Éireann Lorsung, and Anna V. Q. Ross. Also featured is new work by Threa Almontaser, Daniel Arias-Gómez, Rebecca Aronson, Leila Chatti, George David Clark, Rebecca Cross, Allison Funk, Janlori Goldman, Eamon Grennan, J. Bailey Hutchinson, Donald Levering, Carolyn Oliver, Doug Ramspeck, Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Seth Simons, Jennifer Sperry Steinorth, Gretchen Stengel, Jan Verberkmoes, G. C. Waldrep, Laura Paul Watson, and Jonathan Weinert.
Cover image by Holly Farrell.