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A fascinating interview with Gabrielle Calvocoressi about Rocket Fantastic, her even-more fascinating new poetry collection, is up at Los Angeles Review of Books.

Meanwhile, Patrick Rosal's visceral essay, "To the Lady Who Mistook Me for the Help at the National Book Awards" is up on Lit Hub.

We are thrilled to announce that Valencia Robin has won the 2018 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry for her collection Ridiculous Light. Congratuations to Valencia, and to finalists Jessica Guzman, Maya Catherine Popa, Saara Myrene Raappana, Austen Leah Rosenfeld, and Hope Wabuke.

Currently, we are accepting submissions for the Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award.


We thrilled about the release of our poetry editor Gabriel Fried's wonderful second collection, The Children Are Reading, available now from Four Way Books.

"Fried brilliantly presents parenthood as the experience of inhabiting multiple childhoods, one’s own and that of one’s children, at once." –St. Louis Post-Dispatch



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