Category: Poetry Publications

Tara Skurtu’s book to be published by Eyewear Publishing

We’re so excited to announce that Tara Skurtu’s book, The Amoeba Game, has been acquired by Eyewear Publishing!  It will be released in the fall of 2017.  In addition, the Romanian translation by Romanian poet Radu Vancu will be released this fall by Charmides. Tara (Poetry ’13) traveled to Romania on a Fulbright last academic year, and the Fulbright […]

Sarah Huener wins Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize

Sarah Huener (Poetry ’13) has won the Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize!  She wrote the prize-winning poem, “To Pluto,” while in the MFA program at BU.  The competition is held annually by StorySouth and was judged by poet Sarah Rose Nordgren this year. From the poem: It was only afterward we found our figures false, learned we had […]

Dammy Aderibigbe interviewed in Prairie Schooner

We’re excited to share this interview with D.M. “Dammy” Aderibigbe (Poetry ’16), which appeared in Prairie Schooner this week!  Dammy recently published his chapbook, In Praise of Our Absent Father, and it was selected for the APBF New Generation African Poets Chapbook Series. From the interview: “…I had left my Nigeria and been to Morocco, Mexico, Barbados and of […]

Caitlin Doyle Featured on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series

We’re pleased to share that Caitlin Doyle (Poetry ’08) has been featured on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series!  PBS spoke with Caitlin about how she started writing, her thoughts on form and sound in poetry, and the history of the bikini. The feature highlights her poem “A Brief History of the Bikini” and includes a recording of […]

Lisa Hiton published in Vinyl, semi-finalist for Pamet River Prize

We’re delighted to share that Lisa Hiton has recently published her gorgeous poem “Dream of My Father’s Shiva, Atlantis, 1450/3074″ in Vinyl!  In addition, Lisa was a semi-finalist for the Pamet River Prize with YesYes Books, an annual contest for full-length books of poetry or prose. Congratulations, Lisa! Lisa Hiton holds an M.F.A. in poetry from Boston […]

Ryan Wilson’s Pushcart nomination and publications

We’re blown away by all of Ryan Wilson’s (Poetry ’08) recent achievements! Ryan’s poem “Xenia” was published in the Winter 2016 issue of Able Muse, which nominated the poem for a Pushcart Prize. His long poem, “Authority,” was published in the Spring 2016 issue of The Hopkins Review. Three poems—“L’Esprit de l’Escalier,” “In the Harvest Season,” […]

Lisa Hiton publishes two poems

Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has recently published two poems.  “Dream of My Father’s Shiva, Auschwitz, 1942″ appears in Leveler, accompanied by some thoughts on the poem from the editors. “Lethargy” is in Lambda Literary Review, and we found it particularly relevant in light of the tragedies in Orlando. It begins: I am ill with history. With watching it happen […]

Lisa Hiton wins AWP WC & C Prize

We’re thrilled to announce that Lisa Hiton (Poetry 2011) has won the AWP Writers’ Conferences & Centers Prize for her submission “Dislocated Cities”! Tarfia Faizullah, who judged the competition, had this to say about Lisa’s work: These poems experience the concept of time broadly, deeply, and specifically. I’m impressed by the vivid and careful precision in […]

Tara Skurtu on Poetry Daily and Creative Mornings

We’re excited to share that Tara Skurtu’s (Poetry ’13) poem “Tourniquet” was the Poetry Daily poem of the day for World Poetry Day! The poem originally appeared in the March/April ’16 Kenyon Review. In addition, Tara was January’s featured speaker for the Bucharest chapter of the international CreativeMornings monthly breakfast lecture series. The theme was language, and […]

Laura Marris publishes animated translation in Asymptote

We’re delighted to share that Laura Marris (Poetry ’13) has just had an animated translation of a poem by Paol Keineg appear in Asymptote.  For this piece, Laura collaborated with a visual artist to make a translation in which multiple versions could exist at once.  View it here!  Laura had the opportunity to work on […]