New Work: Omnidawn Poetry Chapbook Contest Finalists

This month we feature new work from the five finalists from Omnidawn’s 2014 Poetry Chapbook Contest:

Erin J. Mullikin – You Can’t Come Back To This Violet Time
Grant Souders – Public Pool
Jasmine Dreame Wagner – Seven Sunsets
Ken White – Nimue
Sho Sugita – HAIKAI/HAKAI

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New Work: Julien Poirier

SHADES OF THE GENIE GENRE

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New Work: Bill Mayer

TIME AND BEAUTY

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Liza Flum reviews Hoa Nguyen’s As Long As Trees Last

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Hoa Nguyen
As Long As Trees Last
Wave Books, September 4, 2012
ISBN: 9781933517612

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First Verse: David Koehn and Sally Wen Mao

First Verse is a series of conversations between David Koehn and another poet who has recently had a first book accepted or won a first book prize. These conversations navigate the process and experience of conceiving, developing, and bringing a first manuscript to its final form as a finished book.

SallyMao-1248Sally Wen Mao is the author of Mad Honey Symposium (Alice James Books, 2014), the winner of the 2012 Kinereth Gensler Award and a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Pick of Fall 2014. Her work has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2013 and is forthcoming or published in Poetry, Black Warrior Review, Guernica, jubilat, The Missouri Review, and Washington Square, among others. A Kundiman fellow, she holds an M.F.A. from Cornell University, where she was a lecturer in creative writing and composition. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY and teaches in the Asian American Studies department at Hunter College.

imageDavid’s poetry and translations were previously collected in two chapbooks, Tunic, (speCt! books 2013) a small collection of some of his translations of Catullus, and Coil (University of Alaska, 1998), winner of the Midnight Sun Chapbook Contest. David’s first full length manuscript, Twine, now available from Bauhan Publishing, won the May Sarton Poetry Prize. David’s poetry has appeared in a wide range of literary magazines including Kenyon Review, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Rhino, Volt, Carolina Quarterly, New York Quarterly, Diagram and many others. David Koehn received his MFA from the University of Florida, Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon, is an essayist for OmniVerse, and Chair of Omnidawn’s Advisory Board.

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