In The Other World, a chapbook of poems by Lucy Biederman, the speaker courts a beloved other, a cowboy. Biederman has the poetic eye and logic of love and truth at stake in her beautiful poems. Eros, and all the elusiveness it inherently encompasses within Anne Carson’s definition of love, Biederman reveals to be the “sweetbitter” experience of these poems.
If eros is that unknowable force that pulls the speaker and the c...
Hurry! Only two weeks left to submit to our second annual chapbook contest!
Judge: Cathy Park Hong
Genres accepted: Poetry and Hybrid
Reading Period: March 15—June 1, 2013
Length: 15-25 page manuscripts (not including front and back matter)
Submit via Submittable.
This contest promotes feminist poetics to and by writers of all genders and sexualities. We are interested in work that explores ideas of identities as connected to gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, culture, and ability. We ha...
We are proud to announce that each order from our catalogue will now ship with one GGP miniature, a limited-run handmade artists’ book. The current run of GGP miniatures features 2012 contest runner-up Natalie Eilbert and 2012 contest finalists Meg Thompson and Cassandra Eddington. One miniature is shipped per order; the included title depends on availability. Order now before they're all gone!
We are excited to announce that Gazing Grain Press is featured in the Small Press Points column in the May/June 2013 issue of Poets & Writers Magazine. We are incredibly grateful to the Poets & Writers staff, especially Melissa Faliveno. The May/June issue is P&W's contest issue, which happily corresponds with our submissions period--open now through June 1! In addition to the annual contest feature, the issue includes a beautiful interview with poet Frank Bidart celebrating his new collec...