Today we are excited to share that past contributor Kelli Russell Agodon has been recently featured on Poets.org. Kelli’s poem “Hunger” was chosen as the poem of the day for September 29, 2017. To read “Hunger” click here.
Read three of Kelli’s poems in Issue 3 of Superstition Review here.
Today we are pleased to announce that past contributor Hannah Lee Jones has been recently featured in Ruminate Magazine. Hannah’s poems “When My Mouth First Opened” and “October” can be read in Ruminate’s Issue No. 44. Purchase a copy by clicking here.
To read three poems by Hannah Lee Jones in Issue 16 of Superstition Review click here.
Today we are glad to share that past faculty advisor Betsy Schneider has recently released a book. To Be Thirteen chronicles 250 thirteen-year-olds, creating still portraits and video documentation of each. The body of work creates a rich collective portrait of a group of Americans whose lives began at the turn of the millennium and who are coming of age now. Purchase a copy here.
Betsy served as one of Superstition Review’s faculty advisors from Issue 10 to Issue 17.
Today we are pleased to announce that past contributor Kathleen Winter has a forthcoming poetry collection. I Will Not Kick My Friends won the 2017 Elixir Poetry Prize back in February of this year and is coming out February 1, 2018.
To read Kathleen’s poem “Dogs with Amber Eyes” in Issue 13 of Superstition Review click here.
Today we are excited to announce that past contributor Benjamin Vogt has recently released a book. A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future addresses why we need a new garden ethic and the urgent need for wilderness in our daily lives. Benjamin also touches on the idea that environmentalism is not political, but rather social justice for all species marginalized today and for those facing extinction tomorrow. Purchase a copy of A New Garden Ethic from New Society Publishers here.
To read Benjamin’s essay, “Across the Flats” in Issue 9 of Superstition Review click here.
Today we are pleased to announce that past contributor Irena Praitis and future contributor Bojan Louis will be featured in The Stellar Alumni Reading Series on ASU’s Tempe campus.
Irena Praitis will be reading from her latest book titled The Last Stone in the Circle. The collection of poetry is based on eyewitness accounts and chronicles experiences of prisoners in a WWII German work re-education camp. Purchase a copy of The Last Stone in the Circle from Small Press Distribution here. Bojan Louis will read from his forthcoming book Currents, which encompasses the kinetic dissonance of the contemporary struggle to coexist with self-inflicted eroding environments.
For more information about the reading click here.
Read two of Irena’s poems in Issue 1 of Superstition Review here.
Today we are pleased to announce that past contributor Paisley Rekdal will be the poetry consultant for the 2018 Writers at Work Conference. The Writers at Work Conference takes place in Alta Lodge, Alta Utah, near the Wasatch Mountains, where writers of all backgrounds gather to share ideas, craft, and fine writing. For more information click here.
Paisley also released a book-length essay titled The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam. The Broken Country uses an incident that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2012 to delve into the long-term cultural and psychological effects of the Vietnam War. Purchase a copy from The King’s English Bookshop here.
To read our interview with Paisley in Issue 19 of Superstition Review click here.