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Poetry Contests

Highlights From the 2012 National Poetry Slam

John Lundberg | Posted 10.19.2012 | Books
John Lundberg

Neo Soul took home the prize for best group piece with "MJ," a poem that works as a sort of retrospective of Michael Jackson. The poem interweaves snippets of Jackson's biography with song lyrics and fan commentary.

National Poetry Month Feature: Geoffrey Gatza of BlazeVOX [books] Talks About the NEA Ban on His Small Press

Anis Shivani | Posted 06.12.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

Questions arise about the viability of poetry publishing in an age of narrow audiences and little financial reward, and about gate-keeping, quality control, editorial integrity and the technologies of dissemination.