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Submissions Open for 2019 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

Submissions Open for 2019 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry

The editors of the Beloit Poetry Journal are pleased to accept entries for the 2019 Adrienne Rich Award for Poetry. This year’s final judge is Patricia Smith. All submissions will be considered for publication, and the winner will receive $1,500. Submissions will remain open through March 31. For more details, see our guidelines.

Christine Gosnay's The Wanderer Selected for the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series

Christine Gosnay's The Wanderer Selected for the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series

The BPJ team is thrilled to announce that the 2019 title in the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series is Christine Gosnay's The Wanderer. Gosnay is the author of Even Years (Kent State University Press, 2017), winner of the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in POETRY, The Missouri Review, The Poetry Review, New Ohio Review, and Third Coast Magazine, and has featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily.

Where You Happen to Be by Leonore Hildebrandt Now Available

Leonore Hildebrandt's Where You Happen to Be Now Available

Editorial board member Leonore Hildebrandt's new book, Where You Happen to Be, is now available from Deerbrook Editions.

Leonore is the author of The Next Unknown from Pecan Grove Press and The Work at Hand from Flat Bay Press. Her poems and translations have appeared in the Cafe Review, the Cimarron Review, Denver Quarterly, Harpur Palate, and the Sugar House Review, among other journals.

BPJ at AWP '18

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.

Jacques J. Rancourt's In the Time of PrEP

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). 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.