We have put our curated writing on dynamic web pages for a better mobile experience. Click the more button for the archives. In this issue, we welcome our new poetry editor, Kari Ann Ebert, who will helm interviews and poetry going forward. The Broadkill Review is now on Instagram. Follow us here. Our first podcast for 2021 will focus on Sara Youngblood Gregory's work in the new issue. Join us as we learn the ins and outs of podcasting. You can follow us on Soundcloud, here. Fiction for this quarter focuses on love and obsession and all the terrors and follies that befall us. Kari Ann Ebert has curated a wonderful collection of poetry and interviewed one of poetry's brightest minds, Salisbury University professor, John A. Nieves, whose students are breaking new ground. Nieves discusses editing The Shore, an outstanding poetry journal, and his current obsessions and wonders.
Linda Blaskey, Gail Braune Comorat, Wendy Elizabeth Ingersoll, and Jane C. Miller have joined together to create ൪uartet, a new poetry journal to highlight the creativity of women 50 years of age and older. The inaugural issue will launch in January 2021. You can donate to the cause here.
Cold River Press has released Jim Bourey's The Distance Between Us . which is a collection of poetry that explores "relationships and how they happen, how they waver and break apart, how they find ways to continue. Some of the poems are about two people but many have a larger scope. Some of the poems look at the past, some at the future." Some poems examine Bourey's spiritual journey. Other poems focus more on a particular moment of discovery. "I’m extremely happy with the design and visual elements of the book, thanks to Linda J. Bourey’s cover photo, and to Dave Boles, my publisher and talented graphic designer." Readers can order a signed copy from the author. Email Bourey at this address email@example.com.
Mary Barbara Moore, former Dog Fish Head Poetry Prize winner, has a forthcoming book with Orison Press in Winter 2021.
Alice Morris won the 2020 ESWA Crossroads Poetry contest. Two poems were published in Dreamstreets #65. Four poems and two photographs are forthcoming in Gargoyle #74. Poems are also forthcoming in Delaware Bards, and An Ekphrastic Response to Pandemic Evolution: Vol 1, Days 1-100. A flash piece has been accepted for an upcoming RBWG project. She attended the 2020 (virtual) Delaware Writers Retreat, creative nonfiction.
Check out Morgan Thomas' "Dawn of the Queer Ecological Novel", over at Ploughshares, from Emerson College.
Faith Shearin's poem "Quarantine, 1918" will be featured in Prairie Home Companion's The Writer's Almanac, originally published in 2016 by The Broadkill Review, and included in Orpheus Turning, winner of the 2015 Dog Fish Head Poetry Prize.
Pushcart Nominations, 2020
Rose Mary Boehm "Cardinals", Dmitry Blizniuk "Forgets About the Snakes", Michael Chang "electric lemon", Adam D Weeks "Letter to a Floating Piano", Chet'la Sebree "Bellovedere", Paul Jones "Moving from House to House"
Best of the Net, 2020 Nominations
“solitaire boys follow me” by Michael Chang, “Moving from House to House” by Paul Jones, “My Huge Basketball IQ” by Jason Koo, “A Narrative Poet Lost in the Lyric Moment” by Irene Fick, "Passing Down" by Gayle Ledbetter Newby, “Letter to a Floating Piano” Adam D. Weeks
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Founding Editor, Publisher: James C. L. Brown (National Book Critics Circle)
Poetry/Interview Editor: Kari Ann Ebert
Fiction Editor/Managing Editor: Stephen Scott Whitaker
Digital chapbook editors: James C. L. Brown, H.A. Maxson
Contributing editors for this issue:
Nina Bennett, Contributing Editor
James Bourey, Contributing Editor
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