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A Detroit Anthology — Review by C.J. Opperthauser

As a kid who only ventured into Detroit when my father was in the mood for a Tigers game or the jazz festival was in season, my early experiences with … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

Congratulations to our Best of the Net Nominees

Friends, please put your hands together for our Best of the Net nominees. And when you’re finished, click on the titles below to re-read their excellent work.       … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

Welcome Assistant Editor John McCarthy

Please put your hands together and welcome our newest member of the editorial staff, John McCarthy. Among other things, John will be leading the charge into print. The museum hopes to put … Continue reading

June 20, 2014

Editor Justin Hamm’s Debut Collection Lessons in Ruin

museum editor Justin Hamm’s debut collection Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press) is now available for pre-order. Click here for more information. Bruce Guernsey, former editor of Spoon River Poetry Review and author of From Rain: Poems, 1970-2010, calls Lessons … Continue reading

June 17, 2014

Contributor Christopher Martin Has Two New Chapbooks

museum contributor Christopher Martin (Issue One) has not one but two new chapbooks coming out, and we’d like to share the ordering information with you so you don’t miss out … Continue reading

June 13, 2014

Interview with David Lee

Poet and museum friend Justin Evans talks to Western poet David Lee about his new book Last Call, retirement, and how his writing methods have changed with time. ~  ~  ~ … Continue reading

June 11, 2014

Three Anthology Opportunities

            Reviews editor M.E. Silverman is busy working on a handful of anthologies that might be of interest to our contributors and readers. See below … Continue reading

June 9, 2014