THE SUNDAY POESEY: Opportunities, Events and Other Information and News



Opportunity Knocks

TIN HOUSE Portland – Brooklyn is an American literary magazine and book publisher based in Portland, Oregon, and New York City. Unsolicited manuscripts for the book division are not accepted; but, the magazine reads unsolicited submission twice yearly: September and March. Some issues are themed. They do publish poetry.  Details HERE.

TINY TEXT was on hiatus but it’s back know. This is a Twitter published “LittleLit: Twitter-length fiction and memoir as well as Twitter-serials,” perhaps a different sort of challenge some of you might enjoy taking on. Twitter (@Tiny_Text). Email submissions/inquiries to You can sent up to three stories or memoirs. Include your name and contact information . Only publish prose of 140 characters or less including space. “Please allow four weeks to get back to you before sending more work or inquiring.”

THE NEWVERSE.NEWS “presents politically progressive poetry on current events and topical issues.” Details HERE.


14045622_1189093691143009_1003592093223782719_nPOETRY FLASH (Oakland, CA) alerts us that there “is still time exhibit your press, magazine, or organization at Watershed Poetry Festival on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Berkeley’s Civic Center Park. See exhibit info on the Watershed page,, or email Deadline: Sept. 24.



100,000 AUTHORS FOR CHANGE (Cairo, Egypt), runs from Sep 24 at 6 PM to Sep 25 at 9 PM in UTC+02 مركز الجزيرة للفنون, Details: Facebook Page for this event.


100,000 MIMES OR CHANGE (Cairo, Egypt) started on the first and continues through the 15th of September. Details: Facebook Page for this event.

NEWS from Big Bridge Press

Dear Friends of Big Bridge,

We are pleased to announce that our 20th Anniversary Issue of Big Bridge is up and ready for perusing and sharing. A big thanks to all the great contributors for making BB Volume 5 No. 4 such an awesome issue! Visit Big Bridge,  and check it out!

Some FEATURES for the current issue include:
A collaborative chapbook, Riddling by Lyn Hejinian and Jack Collom
Silliman Feature: Disappearing WYSIWYG Poetics and “From Universe”
“Poems and Other Myths”: A collection of spoken word poetry by women from Asia edited by Aditi Angiras, Elaine Foster, and Illya Sumanto
Greek Avant Garde Poetry collected and edited by Panos Bosnakis
An Anthology of Contemporary Nepali Poetry, compiled and edited by Keshab Sigdel
“Following Valente: An interview with poet-translator Peter Valente” by Neeli Cherkovski
Poems by Daniel Bănulescu translated from Romanian by Adam J. Sorkin and Lidia Vianu
from Fluid Fables by Hervé Le Tellier translated by Cole Swensen
“Silhouettes: A Random Collection of Italian Translations” by Dennis Formento
John Ashbery: The One of Fictive Music by Geoff Bouvier

We also have ART:
“Mathematical Constructions”: 17 Images by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen
“Detroit Proper”: A Photo Essay by Michelle Brooks
Jay Snodgrass brings us “Asemic Writing.”

We have REVIEWS:
Eliot Katz’ The Poetry and Politics of Allen Ginsberg reviewed by Jim Cohn
Disrupting Space, review by Andrew Houwen, Bearded Cones and Pleasure Blades: The Collected Poems by Torii Shōzō, Translated by Taylor Mignon
Down At The Deep End by Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore, The Ecstatic Exchange-2012 reviewed by Louise Landes Levi
Anarchy for a Rainy Day -Poems and collage by Valery Oisteanu, A Review by Allan Graubard
Mary Child’s review of translation of Shota Rustaveli’s The Knight in the Panther Skin by Lyn Coffin with Dodona Kiziria

And wonderful POETRY by Antonia Alexandra Klimenko, Arpine Konyalian Grenier, Art Beck, Dan Encarnacion, Daniel Y. Harris, Gabor Gyukics, Jameela Nishat, Jeff Harrison, Jeffery Cyphers Wright, John Swain, Kat Copeland, Liz Durand Goytia, Mark DuCharme, Mark Young, Maw Shein Win, Menka Shivdasani, Michael Castro, Mitko Gogov, Norman Dubie, Norman Fischer, Susan Lively, Ted Jean, Tisa Walden, Tom Hibbard, Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo, and Zazil Alaíde Collins

FICTION by Abigail Allen, J.R. Campbell, William Locke Hauser, Zak Block,
Ellis Hastings, Camille Meyer, Jim Meirose, S.C. Whaleyre and Mike Hogan

LITTLE MAGS features F(r)iction and Rivet magazines.

We hope you enjoy the 20th Anniversary Issue of Big Bridge. Please share it around.

Thank you again for your continued support!

Peace and love,

Michael Rothenberg
Terri Carrion

Kudos to Michael and Terri and to all the contributors featured in this issue.



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