Monthly Archives: May 2014

Daphne Kalotay to read at Newtonville Books tomorrow!

Daphne Kalotay’s newest novel, Sight Reading, has won the 2014 New England Society Book Award for Fiction and has been selected as a Highly Recommended book by the Boston Authors Club.  Congratulations, Daphne! Daphne will be reading from Sight Reading at Newtonville Books on Thursday, May 29, at 7 and at the Brookline Booksmith on Thursday […]

Happy birthday, Adrienne Rich! and literary links

                            “A revolutionary poem will not tell you who or when to kill, what and when to burn, or even how to theorize. It reminds you… where and when and how you are living and might live, it is a wick of […]

Renee Emerson publishes debut book of poetry

Wonderful news for Renee Emerson, whose beautiful book of poems, Keeping Me Still, has just been published! You can buy a copy and read more about the book here. From the publisher:  “…a collection of poems like keepsakes of what is lost and gained as we move on, grow, and reach for something bigger–always with hope.” […]

Luisa Caycedo-Kimura receives Adrienne Reiner Hochstadt Fellowship

 Poet Luisa Caycedo-Kimura has been nominated for another writing residency!  She’ll spend a week in Ragsdale, a non-profit artists’ community in Lake Forest, 30 miles outside of Chicago, located on architect Howard Van Doren Shaw’s country estate. It looks like a gorgeous, quiet place to write. Way to go, Luisa! and we hope you have a […]

J.M. Barrie’s birthday, and literary links

Hello, all!  Today is the birthday of J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan (which was one of my favorite books growing up, as it happens) and The Little White Bird and a play called The Admiral Crichton (and many other works, but I’ll leave it at that for now). I’ve recently started trying to write every day before I get […]

Emma Duffy-Comparone wins Pushcart Prize

Fantastic news for Emma Duffy-Comparone!  Emma recently won a Pushcart Prize for her story, “The Zen Thing,” From the story: Each year, like a shifty circus in a truck, the family unpacks itself for a weekend on a beach and pretends to have a good time. This summer they are in Rhode Island, on Scarborough […]

Poet Tara Skurtu featured on WBUR

We’re continually proud of BU poet Tara Skurtu, who, in addition to having her poems published in a slew of journals, was recently featured on Radio Boston’s ARTery segment on WBUR!  What an honor (and a treat!).  Listen to it here. Bravo, Tara! Tara Skurtu teaches Creative Writing at Boston University, where she received a […]

Lisa Hiton featured on The Casserole Reading Series, among other places

Lisa Hiton recently gave a live poetry reading on The Casserole Reading Series, hosted by west coast poet, Chelsea Kurnick!  Check it out here. Two of Lisa’s poems appear in -Anti, and earlier this year, she published this brief and lovely poem in Cellpoems.   In addition, her poem, “Moonchild,” was published in the spring issue […]

Abriana Jette’s Poetry Anthology features BU poets

We’re thrilled to see The Best Emerging Poets of 2013 on sale on Amazon! The book, edited by Abriana “Abe” Jette (poetry alum) features BU poets such as Caitlin Doyle, Bekah Stout, and Dariel Suarez, and is soon to be the number one poetry anthology selling on Amazon. Buy your copy today! Congrats, Abe! Abriana […]

Publications Galore for Dariel Suarez

It’s been an impressively productive year for Dariel Suarez, whose fiction and poetry has been published or is forthcoming in a smattering of journals and other places! His short story, “Lemonade,” was published in Superstition Review this week. Another story, “Hope,” has been accepted for publication by Michigan Quarterly Review. It will appear this summer […]