Notes from AWP

Poetry editor Matthew Landrum (pictured left with issue 12 author Lawrence Schimel) reflects on the recent AWP Conference in Minneapolis. With twenty official hourly events, many offsite offerings, and an 18-row book fair, AWP is overwhelmingly wonderful and...

Notes from the field: Structo at AWP

In a 2014 essay for National Geographic, Garrison Keillor described his Minnesota: “The geography of Minneapolis-St. Paul is simple: Two interlocking cities—the Great River with its rhythmic spelling M-i-ss-i-ss-i-pp-i flowing in from the north, through Anoka...

This year’s Forward Prize nominations

We are delighted to announce our nominations for the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem 2015. They are, in alphabetical order: ‘Rooms’ by Mark Mazzoli‘Dismantling the Cot’ by Philip Miller‘The Lighthouse Keeper to His Daughter’ by...