Barrow Street

Barrow Street Critically acclaimed literary non-profit based in New York City and Kingston, Rhode Island
Editors: Lorna Knowles Blake, Patricia Carlin, Peter Covino, Melissa Hotchkiss, Lois Hirshkowitz (1998-2006) Assistant Editors: Talvi Ansel, Derek Pollard Contributing Editors: Mary Giaimo, Ken Hart, Catherine Pierce Readers: Liza Charlesworth, Stephen Cramer, Jameson Fitzpatrick, Yvonne Garrett, Patrick Martin, Suzanne Parker Interns and Assistants to the Editors: Mollie Bergeron, Jessica Miga, Jordan Pailthorpe Art Design: Robert Drummond Web Design: Ian Nies
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Publisher of the journal Barrow Street and full-length collections of poetry (Barrow Street Press).

Mission: To promote engaging, provocative contemporary poetry

Looking for something to do this evening?  Check out the eighth reading of the Wild & Precious Life Series, featuring Ka...
05/20/2020

Looking for something to do this evening? Check out the eighth reading of the Wild & Precious Life Series, featuring Kazim Ali, Michael Montlack, Victoria Redel, and Page Hill Starzinger reading from her newly released Vortex Street.

The reading will begin at 7:30pm (EST). The “doors” open at 7pm (EST).

Join by using this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82307668316. Or, join by using Meeting ID: 856 6112 3996 if you have Zoom on your computer, smart phone, or iPad.

Congratulations, Meg Day!
05/12/2020

Congratulations, Meg Day!

Written in letter form, today's poem by Meg Day captures and seeks to describe that feeling of the sublime for someone who is far away.

If you’re separated from loved ones, today’s episode is for you. Listen to “Another Night at Sea Level” here https://bit.ly/2LnrhKR

04/26/2020

Congratulations to William Fargason whose poem "Carving," which appeared in Barrow Street Journal in Winter 2014/15, is included in his debut book Love Song to the Demon-Possessed Pigs of Gadara (University of Iowa Press). Woohoo! Check it out.

04/25/2020
Poetry is Bread, a distance reading series

Page Hill Starzinger reading from her new book Vortex Street.

Poetry is Bread on a sunny Saturday
with Page Hill Starzinger. Please enjoy and share.
And buy books! Poets need readers.
People need poetry.

Page Hill Starzinger’s second poetry collection, Vortex Street, is coming from Barrow Street Press (May, 2020). Her first, Vestigial, selected by Lynn Emanuel, won the Barrow Street Prize (2013). Unshelter, chosen by Mary Jo Bang, won the Noemi chapbook contest (2009). Poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Fence, Volt, Kenyon Review and West Branch. Starzinger was Copy Director at Aveda for almost twenty years, and co-authored A Bouquet from the Met (Abrams, 1998). She lives in New York City. Her website is: www.PageHillStarzinger.com

Micro review of Page Hill Starzinger's forthcoming Vortex Street on New Pages: https://newpagesblog.com/2020/04/08/explo...
04/09/2020
Exploring Loss with Page Hill Starzinger - NewPages Blog

Micro review of Page Hill Starzinger's forthcoming Vortex Street on New Pages: https://newpagesblog.com/2020/04/08/exploring-loss-with-page-hill-starzinger/?fbclid=IwAR1idoktzni1bPS2uPbRGqzdCxZRAFD5IOfRCxqW-X3dk3CPKXHlGHZ6PKA

NewPages guest post by Shin Yu Pai In Page Hill Starzinger’s Vortex Street, the poet explores many different kinds of loss, to resist squandering what is given. In her revisions of complicated grief, she takes up the subjects of unborn children, the ending of fertility, and becoming an orphaned ad...

Barrow Street's cover photo
04/09/2020

Barrow Street's cover photo

So Amazon maybe limiting nonessential warehouse shipments, but we think poetry is pretty essential. Help support Barrow ...
03/19/2020

So Amazon maybe limiting nonessential warehouse shipments, but we think poetry is pretty essential. Help support Barrow Street in this uncertain time by directly ordering through our website. Barrowstreet.org. We have books ready to ship!

The newest issue of The 4x2 Project is now live! New poems by Pete Follansbee, Nicole Melanson, Darren Morris, and Heath...
03/16/2020
Barrow Street

The newest issue of The 4x2 Project is now live! New poems by Pete Follansbee, Nicole Melanson, Darren Morris, and Heather Newman! http://barrowstreet.org/press/4x2/

4X2 an online poetry journal Photo by Melissa Hotchkiss The Missed Period by Nicole Melanson All the buildings are in bloom now the sun stays open longer than the workday. At sidewalk cafés, the London lovelies diet, their cigarettes garnishing lakes of romaine. Knives cross, the latest fashion fro...

We may not be in San Antonio, but our sale is still on. barrowstreet.org
03/06/2020

We may not be in San Antonio, but our sale is still on. barrowstreet.org

03/04/2020
Read about Barrow Street's 2018 Book Prize winner here!
10/05/2019
“An Interview with Cara Dees“

Read about Barrow Street's 2018 Book Prize winner here!

Cara Dees is the author of the debut collection, Exorcism Lessons in the Heartland (Barrow Street, October 2019), selected by Ada Limón for the 2018 Barrow Str

Barrow Street's cover photo
10/01/2019

Barrow Street's cover photo

09/04/2019

Very excited to feature Bryce Berkowitz, Pune Dracker, Henry Goldkamp, and Hillery Stone in the new issue of hte 4x2 Project! http://barrowstreet.org/press/4x2/

Congratulations to Miguel Murphy whose poem "Hot Tub" is on Poem-a-Day! http://academyofamericanpoets.cmail20.com/t/View...
08/15/2019
"Hot Tub" by Miguel Murphy

Congratulations to Miguel Murphy whose poem "Hot Tub" is on Poem-a-Day! http://academyofamericanpoets.cmail20.com/t/ViewEmail/y/2B9CB19E9CBD5CC4/DF5459557718F62D2C69F821C9DCC086

A tryst. That ends in a nightly dose. A contradiction, emptiness refused by starlight, the dark enflamed with error. Tell me again what crime you are so guilty of? The hot tub, 26 Seconal— the moon like ejaculate. Delicate. Poor Barlow, you felt so alone; you were the only queer. January 1, 1951. ...

Check out this review of Tina Barr's GREEN TARGET in Cleaver Magazine! https://www.cleavermagazine.com/green-target-poem...
07/16/2019
GREEN TARGET, poems by Tina Barr, reviewed by Jeff Klebauskas • Cleaver Magazine

Check out this review of Tina Barr's GREEN TARGET in Cleaver Magazine!

https://www.cleavermagazine.com/green-target-poems-by-tina-barr-reviewed-by-jeff-klebauskas/?fbclid=IwAR3EB9KHzlOE5hA0QGzVJM5KUqgfq9mI5EeVuqz87VZZ5uiv7keG59WjK1s

In her latest work, Green Target, Tina Barr prods at the simultaneously tumultuous and cooperative relationship between humanity and nature, writing from her cabin in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Barr blends the intimate details of personal existence with the macrocosmic scope of collective human...

Meg Day on Poem-a-Day!
07/02/2019
The Academy of American Poets

Meg Day on Poem-a-Day!

Read today's Poem-a-Day: Meg Day's "10 AM is When You Come to Me." poets.org/poem/10-am-when-you-come-me

Just a few more days to submit your manuscript to the Barrow Street Book Prize Contest! Deadline June 30th.
06/28/2019

Just a few more days to submit your manuscript to the Barrow Street Book Prize Contest! Deadline June 30th.

Deadline approaching soon. Still time to submit your manuscript to the Barrow Street Book Prize!!
06/26/2019

Deadline approaching soon. Still time to submit your manuscript to the Barrow Street Book Prize!!

06/24/2019
Association of Writers & Writing Programs
06/19/2019

Association of Writers & Writing Programs

Looking to submit your full-length poetry manuscript? Autumn House Press, Milkweed Editions, Cider Press Review, Bauhan Publishing, and Barrow Street all have upcoming deadlines. Members, visit our Opportunities List for details. https://bit.ly/2ZFN8T9

06/12/2019
Barrow Street's cover photo
06/12/2019

Barrow Street's cover photo

Have you submitted yet? 🍋
06/07/2019

Have you submitted yet? 🍋

It's June 1, the last day to submit to The 4x2 Project! http://barrowstreet.org/press/4x2/
06/01/2019
Barrow Street

It's June 1, the last day to submit to The 4x2 Project! http://barrowstreet.org/press/4x2/

4X2 an online poetry journal Photo by Melissa Hotchkiss The Goslings, Maine by Caroline M. Mar The water calls to my water body. The water turning aqua-purple, my body diving deep into Japanese eggplant, my body turning suddenly nervous at a stroke of jelly green Read more ... Unless by Belinda Rule...

It’s that time of year again!Submit to our book contest for full length poetry manuscripts by June 30th. Judged by Jeric...
05/31/2019

It’s that time of year again!

Submit to our book contest for full length poetry manuscripts by June 30th.

Judged by Jericho Brown.

Spread the word! 🍓

barrowstreet.org/press/submit

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