We’re thrilled to see Post Road contributor Laura Kasischke‘s book Where Now: New and Selected Poems on the longlist for the National Book Award in poetry. Congratulations, Laura!
Laura’s poems appear in the Post Road 26 Guest Folio – please click here to read them.
We’re delighted to be hosting the next reading in the Roundtable series at Porter Square Books. On Friday, October 6, we’ll present readings by fiction writers Annie Hartnett and Kenneth Calhoun. More information is available here – please mark your calendar for this event!
Post Road Editor David Ryan & Contributor Steve Yarbrough (Post Road 10) will appear at Newtonville Books this Sunday (September 10) to celebrate the publication of their new books. Both books – Ryan’s Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano and Yarbrough’s Larry McMurty’s The Last Picture Show – are part of Ig Publishing’s acclaimed Bookmarked series, and pay tribute to books that Ryan and Yarbrough found influential.
The event begins at 2 p.m. – please click here for for more information.
This Monday, August 28, editors from several local journals will convene for a roundtable at Porter Square Books beginning at 7 p.m. Moderated by Journal of the Month‘s Jenn Scheck–Kahn, the panel will also feature William Pierce (AGNI), Christina Thompson (Harvard Review), Jennifer Barber (Salamander), Carissa Halston (apt), Bradley Babendir (Redivider), Ahna Wayne Aposhian (Pangyrus) and Christopher Boucher (Post Road). Hope to see you there!
Post Road Contributor Paul Yoon has just published a new collection of stories, The Mountain, which he’ll read from tomorrow night (August 23) at Brookline Booksmith alongside Sarah Gerard. Here’s Paul’s story “On the History of a Backgammon Board,” which appeared in Post Road 12.
Contributor Michael Robbins is featured in an article by Louis Menand in this week’s New Yorker, and excerpts from Michael’s essay in Post Road 27 on Frederick Seidel are included as well. Please click here to learn more about Michael’s new book, Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music.
We’re pleased to announce the publication of Post Road 32, which features work by over forty writers – they include Gail Mazur, Major Jackson, Carolyn Ferrell, Jess E. Jelsma and Thomas Dolinger, plus artwork by Charles McGill and cover art by Henry Samelson. We started sending out issues last week – get yours here!
New York Times bestselling author (and Post Road contributor) Margot Livesey will be reading at Newtonville Books tonight. She’ll be discussing her new book, The Hidden Machinery: Essays On Writing, and celebrating the paperback release of her latest novel, Mercury. You don’t want to miss this event!
We were thrilled to hear that Post Road contributor Tracy K. Smith has been named the new U.S. Poet Laureate. Please click the links to read Ms. Smith’s poems “A Hunger So Honed” and “Self Portrait as the Letter Y,” both of which appear in Post Road 7.
This Monday, April 3, six local journal editors will convene for a roundtable at Porter Square Books beginning at 7 p.m. Moderated by Journal of the Month‘s Jenn Scheck–Kahn, the panel will feature Sven Birkerts (AGNI), Christina Thompson (Harvard Review), Jennifer Barber (Salamander), Mark Polanzak (draft), Greg Harris (Pangyrus) and Christopher Boucher (Post Road). Hope to see you there!