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Justin Evans’s Hobble Creek Almanac — Review by editor Justin Hamm

More and more I find myself drawn to poetry collections that hold together, collections in which the poems are individual entities, yes, but also building blocks in some larger monument. … Continue reading

July 15, 2013

Four From The Cousins Project in American Songbook

Hey, everybody! Check out the latest installment of American Songbook, which contains brand new music from The Cousins Project (Steve Mayone and Kristina Stykos).  We think you’ll agree the museum is lucky to be able … Continue reading

June 3, 2013

American Songbook: Three Tunes by Cornelius Eady and Swamp Rose

Our latest installment of American Songbook features one of our absolute favorite poets — and a gifted musician and songwriter — Cornelius Eady, with his former band Swamp Rose. Eady … Continue reading

January 24, 2013

Interview with Midwestern Gothic Editor Jeff Pfaller

Editor Justin Hamm talks to  Jeff Pfaller about the exciting things Midwestern Gothic is doing for Midwestern literature, including the upcoming first release from MG Press. Thanks for taking the … Continue reading

December 19, 2012

Contributor News: CD based on Tony Barnstone’s Poems Just Released

Tokyo Burning, a CD of country/folk/blues poems based on Issue One contributor Tony Barnstone’s book of poems, Tongue of War: From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki, is now available for order. Check it out! 

December 15, 2012

Join Poetry Editor Karrie Waarala’s Online Poetry Workshop

Poets out there who are looking to improve and expand — don’t miss Poetry Editor Karrie Waarala’s online poetry workshop through The Rooster Moans Poetry Cooperative. There are still openings for the … Continue reading

November 30, 2012

Contributor News: Dale Patterson

Issue One contributor Dale Patterson has just posted a very interesting verse/art project called “Doubts Firm My Religion” at his website.  We’ve been through it a few times now, and we … Continue reading

November 28, 2012