There are just a couple more days to take advantage of the extended deadline (June 1) for Moon City Press’ 2017 Moon City Poetry Award, a contest for full-length collections. Past winners include Sarah Freligh, Jeannine Hall Gailey, and Kerri French. Click here for more information and to enter today!
King’s Books in Tacoma, WA, is hosting a poetry reading for two former Moon City Review contributors, Jeannine Hall Gailey and Kendra Tanacea, tonight at 7:00 p.m. Jeannine’s poetry appeared in both Moon City Review 2015 and Moon City Review 2016, and her most recent collection, Field Guide to the End of the World, won the 2015 Moon City Poetry Award. Kendra’s poetry appeared in Moon City Review 2017, and she recently published a new collection, A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees, through Lost Horse Press.
Visit the event’s Facebook page for more details.
Moon City Press will be hosting the Spring 2017 Student Invitational tomorrow night. This will be the latest in a series of readings featuring students from Missouri State University, as selected by the Creative Writing faculty. This semester’s event features fiction writers Beth Fiset, Jupiter Kieschnick, and Shannon Wick; poets Anthony Isaac Bradley and Alex Webster; essayist Asia Key; and graphic narratist Chandler Wilhelmi.
The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5, in the Plaster Student Union Theater. The proceedings are sponsored by the Creative Writing Program, the Department of English, and the College of Arts & Letters. As always, our readings are free and open to the public.
Hope to see you there!
Mark Irwin, whose poem “What did you do today? How long will it last? Will you remember?” appeared in Moon City Review 2016, had his new poetry collection, A Passion According to Green, released today. Congratulations, Mark!
Mark’s collection is part of the Green Rose Series, published through New Issues Press. More information can be found here.
For a complete list of former and current Moon City Review contributors and their work, please visit the Authors page.
Wendy Drexler, whose poem “Untitled Photo #9 From a Crimean Diary, Circa 1920” appears in Moon City Review 2017, recently published a new collection of poetry, Before There Was Before, through Iris Press. Congratulations on the publication, Wendy! More information about the collection can be found here.
In case you missed it, Kendra Tanacea, whose poem “Diagnosis” appears in Moon City Review 2017, recently published a new collection of poetry, A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees, through Lost Horse Press. Congratulations, Kendra! More information can be found here.
Please visit our Authors page to see all of the amazing work featured in our latest issue.
Please note: the Authors page has been updated with all of the amazing work featured in the recently released Moon City Review 2017. Check out the list of authors and their contributions here.
Moon City Review 2017 is officially out! After a soft release at AWP in Washington, D.C., copies of our latest issue, published by Moon City Press, are now available. With a wonderful cover photo by local artist and writer Chad Woody, the issue includes work by Sayuri Ayers, Walter Bargen, Sarah Broderick, Thomas Shipp Burnett, Marty Carlock, Mallory Chesser, Steven Chung, Pat Daneman, John Paul Davis, Karen J Donovan, Wendy Drexler, Matt Dube, Sarah Freligh, Kerri French, Sheri Gabbert, John Gifford, Katherine Gordon, Benjamin Harnett, Dwight Hilson, Andy Jameson, Erin Jones, Soon Jones, Sam Killmeyer, Tara Kipnees, Angie Macri, Kim Magowan, John McNally, Michael Meyerhofer, Terry Minchow-Proffitt, Travis Mossotti, Jason Namey, L.W. Nicholson, Daniel Paul, Alita Pirkopf, Osel Jessica Plante, Reba Rice, Staci R. Schoenfeld, Noel Sloboda, Evelyn Somers, David Stevens, Kendra Tanacea, Laura Lee Washburn, Charles Harper Webb, Bronisław Waldstein, Margot Wizansky, Christopher Allen Zakrzewski, and Tara Isabel Zambrano. We are so very proud of this issue!
Purchase your copy of Moon City Review 2017 here!
Today is the official release day for Michelle Ross’ debut collection, There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award. Among the stories in Michelle’s collection is “Rattlesnake Roundup,” which first appeared in Moon City Review 2016.
It has been a real honor to publish this wonderful book, and we are thrilled to be able to officially welcome Michelle to the Moon City family.
Pick up a copy of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You here.
If you are attending the AWP conference in Washington, D.C., this week, be sure to stop by the Moon City Press book fair table (125-T). While there, pick up a complementary copy of Moon City Review 2017 (while they last), which is hot off the presses. We will also be featuring a selection of the press’ other titles, including its most recent release, Michelle Ross’ There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You, winner of the 2016 Moon City Short Fiction Award. There will also be Moon City Press t-shirts for sale. At the very least, just stop in and say hello to our wonderful staff!
Additionally, the Moon City Press table will be hosting two signings:
Thursday, 2 – 3 pm, Sarah Freligh will be signing copies of her poetry collection Sad Math, winner of the 2014 Moon City Poetry Award
Friday, 11 am – 12 pm, Michelle Ross will be signing copies of There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You
We hope to see you there!