Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry

New Issues Poetry & Prose
September 2013 
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Thank you to the  Michigan Council
for the Arts and
Cultural Affairs,
the National Endowment
for the Arts
and Bell's Brewery for their support of:

 Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry


MCACA
NEA  
Thank you!


 

Fall 2013
Ain't No Grave
by
T.J. Jarrett

Permission
by
Katie Peterson

Slip
by
Cullen Bailey Burns


 

Spring 2014
Your Moon
by
Ralph Angel 

Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes
by
Kerrin McCadden

Gazelle in the House
by
Lisa Williams



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Dear Friends,


We are planning a number of events of celebrate the publication of Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry. Readings are currently scheduled for Kalamazoo, Portage, Lansing, and Ann Arbor; see details below. We hope you will be able to join us!


We are so excited to see this book come to life!

-New Issues 


Poetry in Michigan

Book launch:
Bell's Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI
Sunday, October 20th, 2:00 p.m.

featuring readings by:
David Cope, Kathleen McGookey, D.R. James, Daneen Wardrop, Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Diane Seuss, Phillip Sterling, Amy Newday, Robert VanderMolen, Linda Nemec Foster, Rodney Torreson, Cullen Bailey Burns, and Dennis Hinrichsen

and music by: Joe Gross

Portage District Library

Thursday, December 5th, 7:00 p.m.
Portage District Library
300 Library Lane

featuring readings by:

Bill Olsen
Nancy Eimers
Robert Haight
Gail Martin
David Dodd Lee
Patricia Clark

The Creole Gallery

Thursday, November 21st, 7:30 p.m. 
The Creole Gallery 
Lansing's Old Town 
1218 Turner Street
featuring readings by:
Christine Rhein 
Patricia Clark 
David James 
Lizzie Hutton 
Marc Sheehan 
Joy Gaines-Friedler 
Keith Taylor
Teresa Scollon
and others


Wednesday, December 4th, 7:00 p.m.
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor

featuring readings by:
Thomas Lynch
Lizzie Hutton
Linda Gregerson
Keith Taylor
Laura Kasischke
Alison Swan
Josie Kearns
David Cope

Our titles are available online through ShopWMU, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Small Press Distribution.

Monday, June 3, 2013

2013 New Issues Poetry Prize

New Issues Poetry & Prose
June 2013
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Fall 2013

Permission
by
Katie Peterson 

Slip 
by
Cullen Bailey Burns  

Ain't No Grave  
by
TJ Jarrett

Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry
edited by
William Olsen
&
Jack Ridl 
MCACA

Dear Friends,

Kerrin McCadden Kerrin McCadden has won the 2013 New Issues Poetry Prize for her manuscript Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes.

David St. John judged.

Kerrin wins a $2,000 award and publication of her manuscript in the spring of 2014.

Kerrin McCadden's poems have appeared recently in Best American Poetry, American Poetry Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Green Mountains Review, Failbetter, Rattle and elsewhere. She is the recent recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, as well as support from The Vermont Arts Endowment Fund and The Vermont Studio Center. She teaches English and Creative Writing at Montpelier High School in Montpelier, Vermont and is an MFA degree candidate at Warren Wilson College. She lives in Plainfield, Vermont with her two children.

Also accepted for publication:

In the Museum of Coming and Going by Laura Stott
Dark~Sky Society by Ailish Hopper

The New Issues Poetry Prize is selected by a guest judge. Thank you to David St. John for judging our 2013 contest.

The 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize will be selected by Fanny Howe, author of more than 20 books of poetry.

Guidelines for the 2014 prize are available on our website.


Congratulations, Peter Covino!  
The Right Place to Jump





Peter Covino won the Paterson Award for Literary Excellence  for his collection The Right Place to Jump.




Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Upcoming Events

New Issues Poetry & Prose
March 2013 
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We are proud to announce we have received a grant from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs to help support the production of our forthcoming anthology:

 Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry


MCACA
Thank you!



Spring 2013

Pinwheel
by
Marni Ludwig 

Phantom Camera 
by
Jaswinder Bolina 

The Most  
Natural Thing 
by
David Keplinger

Large White House Speaking
by  
Mark Irwin 



Fall 2013

Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry
edited by
Jack Ridl and William Olsen 


Ain't No Grave
by
T.J. Jarrett


Permission
by
Katie Peterson


Slip
by
Cullen Bailey Burns




Dear Friends,
 
We have some great readings coming up next month--we hope to see you soon!

-New Issues 


Jean Valentine
Jean Valentine will read Tuesday, April 2nd at 8:00 p.m. at the Little Theatre.

Town and Gown Reading Series
The Town & Gown Reading Series presents Iliana Rocha, Nancy Eimers, Vanni Taing, Joel Newsome, Amy Newday, and Kathleen McGookey. Monday, April 8th at 7:00 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Public Library.

Bolina and Keifetz
The Gwen Frostic Reading Series presents the New Issues Reading. Featuring Mandy Keifietz, winner of the AWP Prize for the Novel, and Jaswinder Bolina, winner of the Green Rose Prize for Poetry.
Our titles are available online through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Small Press Distribution.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

2013 Green Rose Prize

New Issues Poetry & Prose
January 2013 
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We are proud to announce we have received a grant from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs to help support the production of our forthcoming anthology:

 Poetry in Michigan / Michigan in Poetry


MCACA
Thank you!


Spring 2013

Pinwheel
by
Marni Ludwig 

Phantom Camera 
by
Jaswinder Bolina 

The Most  
Natural Thing 
by
David Keplinger

Large White House Speaking
by  
Mark Irwin 


Fall 2013

Poetry in Michigan/Michigan in Poetry
edited by
Jack Ridl and William Olsen
 


Ain't No Grave
by
T.J. Jarrett


Permission
by
Katie Peterson


Slip
by
Cullen Bailey Burns





Dear Friends,   

Ralph Angel has won the 2013 Green Rose Prize for his manuscript Your Moon. Angel wins a $2,000 award and publication of his manuscript in the spring of 2014.
 
 
Ralph Angel  
 
Ralph Angel is the author of five books of poetry: Your Moon (forthcoming); Exceptions and Melancholies: Poems 1986-2006 (2007 PEN USA Poetry Award); Twice Removed; Neither World (James Laughlin Award of The Academy of American Poets); and Anxious Latitudes; as well as a translation of the Federico García Lorca collection, Poema del cante jondo / Poem of the Deep Song. His poems have appeared in scores of magazines and anthologies, both here and abroad, and recent literary awards include a gift from the Elgin Cox Trust, a Pushcart Prize, a Gertrude Stein Award, the Willis Barnstone Poetry Translation Prize, a Fulbright Foundation fellowship and the Bess Hokin Award of the Modern Poetry Association. Mr. Angel is Edith R. White Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Redlands, and a member of the MFA Program in Writing faculty at Vermont College of Fine Arts.  Originally from Seattle, he lives in Los Angeles.
 
Also accepted for publication:
 
    Gazelle in the House by Lisa Williams
    Tree Line by Judy Halebsky
 
The Green Rose Prize is awarded to an author who has previously published at least one full-length book of poems. Winners are chosen by the editors of New Issues Press. Guidelines for the 2014 prize are available on our website.
 
   
Green Rose Prize in Poetry
  
2012: Jaswinder Bolina
Phantom Camera 

2011: Corey Marks
The Radio Tree
  
2010: Seth Abramson
Northerners
  
2009: Malinda Markham
Having Cut the Sparrow's Heart
  
2008: Patty Seyburn
Hilarity
  
2007: Jon Pineda
The Translator's Diary
  
2006: Noah Eli Gordon
A Fiddle Pulled from the Throat of a Sparrow
  
2005: Joan Houlihan
The Mending Worm
  
2004: Hugh Seidman
Somebody Stand Up and Sing
  
2003: Christine Hume
Alaskaphrenia
Gretchen Mattox
Buddha Box
  
2002: Christopher Bursk
Ovid at Fifteen
  
2001: Ruth Ellen Kocher
When the Moon Knows You're Wandering
  
2000: Martha Rhodes
Perfect Disappearance
 

Now available to order: 
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"Impressive...Scott, winner of the AWP Prize in the Novel, renders wonderfully offbeat characters in crisp, polished prose."
   -Booklist (starred review)

"Funny and smart...in Thea and those around her Scott has created characters we believe in and wish well, characters who feel real -strange and sad and happy, like real people are."
  -Publishers Weekly (starred review, "Pick of the Week")

    

Our titles are available online through Amazon.com and spdbooks.org.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Thank You

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New Issues Poetry & Prose was established in 1996 by poet Herbert S. Scott.

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Fall 2012

The Right Place to Jump 
by
Peter Covino 

The Frame Called Ruin 
by
Hadara Bar-Nadav 

A Penance 
by
CJ Evans 


Spring 2013

Phantom Camera
by
Jaswinder Bolina

Pinwheel
by
Marni Ludwig

The Most Natural Thing
by
David Keplinger


Large White House Speaking
by
Mark Irwin
 


Fall 2013

Ain't No Grave
by
T.J. Jarrett

Slip
by
Cullen Bailey Burns 


Dear Friends,


Thank you all so very much for helping us sustain the legacy created by Herb Scott. Our event last Sunday was extraordinary.

Thank you to our readers Nancy Eimers, Diane Seuss, Traci Brimhall, Phillip Sterling, Lisa Fishman, Gail Martin, Susan Ramsey, Elizabeth Kerlikowske, Deborah Gang, and Elizabyth Hiscox for sharing their poems.

Thank you to Whiskey Before Breakfast for providing their celebratory Celtic soundtrack.

We are so grateful to Francois Moyet, Becky Capman, Meg Tang, West Michigan Glass Arts Center, Seamus Cooney of Celery City Books, and Shirley Clay Scott for their generous donations of art and books for our silent auction.

With such unfailing support from you, our community,  New Issues will continue to bring important and striking work to fruition.
Celebration 2012