altlitlibrary:

&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c. by Zoe Addison & Cynthia Spencer. Free online hypertext.

have you ever clicked through this? it’s amazing.

altlitlibrary:

&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c.&c. by Zoe Addison & Cynthia Spencer. Free online hypertext.

have you ever clicked through this? it’s amazing.

(via electric-cereal)

OPEN CALL for undergraduate poetry submissions
"Catfish Creek, the national undergraduate literary journal published by Loras College, is now reading for our fifth, to be released in spring of 2015. 
Submission Guidelines
Any student currently registered in an undergraduate program is eligible to submit. If we accept your work, we will ask for proof of your current enrollment. All submissions should be sent electronically, as MS-Word (.doc or .docx) or RTF attachments, to Catfish.Creek@loras.edu. 
Please specify the genre of your submission (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) in the Subject line of 
Ex: Fiction submission—“Story Title”
All submissions should use standard margins and readable 12-point font (Courier, Times, etc.). 
Prose (fiction or nonfiction) should be double-spaced, with pages numbered. Also, please provide your name, college affiliation, home and e-mail address on the first page of your submission. This will allow us to contact you with a response. And because we want to know who you are, please include a brief cover letter and short bio in the body of the e-mail.
We are now reading for our fourth issue, due out spring 2014. Our reading period is September 1-
Dec. 5. Any manuscripts received outside of that time will be deleted unread.
As a general rule we place no restrictions on style or subject matter. While we do not consider straight genre pieces (SF, fantasy, horror, etc.) we will consider literary-quality writing that crosses genre lines. We are also not looking for work that depicts excessive violence, though exceptions might be made if the work exhibits literary merit.
Catfish Creek will happily read simultaneous submissions, provided that you notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
Response time varies depending on the number of submissions, but we will do our best to respond to you within 3-4 months. Feel free to query the editor at Catfish.Creek@loras.edu if you have not received a reply after six months. Also, please do not send a new submission until we have responded to the first.
Payment for accepted works is two copies of the issue. Catfish Creek buys first North American serial rights. Should you re-publish the piece at a later date, we ask that you acknowledge that we published the piece first.
Poetry: No style or length restrictions, though we don’t have room for book-length poems. Submit up to three poems at a time, as separate attachments.
Nonfiction: Submit literary nonfiction: memoir, reflective essays, New Journalism-style writing, nature writing. Please submit one essay at a time (unless they are very short, in which case send up to three). Maximum length: 4000 words.
Fiction: We’re interested in literary fiction of any style: realistic or experimental, flash fiction,short-shorts, and full-length short stories. Please send one full-length story or up to three flash fiction pieces at a time. Maximum length: 4000 words.”

OPEN CALL for undergraduate poetry submissions

"Catfish Creek, the national undergraduate literary journal published by Loras College, is now reading for our fifth, to be released in spring of 2015. 

Submission Guidelines

Any student currently registered in an undergraduate program is eligible to submit. If we accept your work, we will ask for proof of your current enrollment. All submissions should be sent electronically, as MS-Word (.doc or .docx) or RTF attachments, to Catfish.Creek@loras.edu. 

Please specify the genre of your submission (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) in the Subject line of 

Ex: Fiction submission—“Story Title”

All submissions should use standard margins and readable 12-point font (Courier, Times, etc.). 

Prose (fiction or nonfiction) should be double-spaced, with pages numbered. Also, please provide your name, college affiliation, home and e-mail address on the first page of your submission. This will allow us to contact you with a response. And because we want to know who you are, please include a brief cover letter and short bio in the body of the e-mail.

We are now reading for our fourth issue, due out spring 2014. Our reading period is September 1-

Dec. 5. Any manuscripts received outside of that time will be deleted unread.

As a general rule we place no restrictions on style or subject matter. While we do not consider straight genre pieces (SF, fantasy, horror, etc.) we will consider literary-quality writing that crosses genre lines. We are also not looking for work that depicts excessive violence, though exceptions might be made if the work exhibits literary merit.

Catfish Creek will happily read simultaneous submissions, provided that you notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

Response time varies depending on the number of submissions, but we will do our best to respond to you within 3-4 months. Feel free to query the editor at Catfish.Creek@loras.edu if you have not received a reply after six months. Also, please do not send a new submission until we have responded to the first.

Payment for accepted works is two copies of the issue. Catfish Creek buys first North American serial rights. Should you re-publish the piece at a later date, we ask that you acknowledge that we published the piece first.

Poetry: No style or length restrictions, though we don’t have room for book-length poems. Submit up to three poems at a time, as separate attachments.

Nonfiction: Submit literary nonfiction: memoir, reflective essays, New Journalism-style writing, nature writing. Please submit one essay at a time (unless they are very short, in which case send up to three). Maximum length: 4000 words.

Fiction: We’re interested in literary fiction of any style: realistic or experimental, flash fiction,short-shorts, and full-length short stories. Please send one full-length story or up to three flash fiction pieces at a time. Maximum length: 4000 words.”

"Oh the young girl, that receptacle of shameful secrets / sealed in her own beauty!"

"From A Book of Poems on Beauty" ANNE LESLEY SELCER

"Oh the young girl, that receptacle of shameful secrets / sealed in her own beauty!"

"From A Book of Poems on Beauty" ANNE LESLEY SELCER

Ted Rees sent me his chapbook and Ted Berrigan’s book in the mail. Sup, teds.

Ted Rees sent me his chapbook and Ted Berrigan’s book in the mail. Sup, teds.

I like to beat people up.

TED BERRIGAN “The Sonnets”

I like to beat people up.

TED BERRIGAN “The Sonnets”

EVERY GENERATION GETS THE “FUCK THE POLICE” IT DESERVES
Joshua Clover, The Nation

EVERY GENERATION GETS THE “FUCK THE POLICE” IT DESERVES

Joshua Clover, The Nation

"The moment of change is the only poem."

Adrienne Rich (via violentwavesofemotion)

(Source: accidentofhope, via violentwavesofemotion)

saramountain:

her by Stacey Teague

oh my heart, ok

(via itseescott)

how can i help u enjoy poetry?

cassandragillig:

im not thinking a lot abt being a better poet or even being a poet in general but i am thinking a lot abt how i can help ppl get more engaged w poetry or feel more comfortable w/ poetry. i guess this is especially fr my followeres who arent poets waht can i do 2 make u enjoy…

i want to read cassandra’s top 5 poems by the poets she likes and also am deeply invested in figuring out ways to get more people into poetry, but i am especially interested in making poetry spaces more accessible. the super strong numbers we had at our readings were because of us having og bay area poets sort of headline events while younger poets read first… plus free beer. but how do you get people to come hear new poets without creating age/success based hierarchies? how do we/i continue to do this when we are both so broke and can’t pay for beer and have been evicted from the bay? how do we do this outside of academia again and again, without their money or grants? how do we change the spaces/events to get more participation by POC and queer people? before we set out w/ this task, we wanted something huge & different that could be fun for people outside of the (normal, bay area) poetry scene. wht do u want to see that’s different, from me & nich & everyone? does the solution to the problem of poetry events being inaccessible lie in changing the event or something deeper, like what cassandra is getting at, the art itself???

printed by poet Lara Durback

printed by poet Lara Durback