Friday, June 13, 2008

Sandra Beasley to Read at Washington D.C. Bookstore

Sandra Beasley, author of Theories of Falling, will be reading with Barbara Goldberg, author of The Royal Baker's Daughter, at the Washington D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose. June 22, 2008 - 1 PM

Politics and Prose Bookstore and Coffeehouse / 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW / Washington, DC 20008. (Directions)

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Sexton Interview on the NBCC's Blog

Visit Critical Mass, the blog of the National Book Critics Circle board of directors, for a brief interview with poet Elaine Sexton, author of the books Sleuth and Causeway. SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: ELAINE SEXTON. Find out how Elaine answers this question from her interviewer, Rigoberto González: "How does a poet find fresh perspective when writing about a place like New York City? How does a single person claim a city that belongs to everyone?"

Monday, June 9, 2008

The Boys I Borrow Finalist for the Balcones Poetry Prize

The Boys I Borrow by Heather Sellers has been named one of four finalists for the 2007 Balcones Poetry Prize. The 2007 Balcones Poetry Prize, awarded to an outstanding book of poetry published during the year, was given to Aimee Nezhukumatathil's At the Drive-in Volcano. The three other finalists included Bob Hicok, Laura Kasischke, and Ron Padgett. Judges for the 2007 prize were Carrie Fountain, Elizabeth McKetta, and Scott Pierce.

For more information on the Balcones Poetry Prize, visit their website:

Monday, June 2, 2008

Undid in the Land of Undone Receives a Silver BOTYA Medal

ForeWord magazine announced the winners of its tenth annual Book of the Year Awards and Undid in the Land of Undone by Lee Upton was given a silver medal in the poetry category. For a complete list of winners, visit their website