BoL-related news of the past two weeks (7/1-7/13)

Last week at Finery: Brooke Ellsworth

Andrea Quinlan’s The Mysteries of Laura and Maia Elgin’s The Jennifer are now available as free PDFs

Carrie Murphy has a poem up at Open Monthly

JD Scott has a poem up at Leveler

Danielle Pafunda’s Natural History Rape Museum reviewed at Luna Luna; read an excerpt from her forthcoming BoL chapbook at Matter Monthly

–Listen to/watch Rohin Guha read sections of his novel-in-progress; read his essay on gay male body politics, “Beach Body Horror Story,” at Medium

Anna Joy Springer in conversation with Eileen Myles at No More Potlucks

–Watch Jackie Wang’s performance from the Bay Area Poetry Summit; read a new interview with Wang at Entropy

–New emoji poem from Carina Finn and Stephanie Berger at Hyperallergic

Niina Pollari reads from Sommer Browning’s Backup Singers

Kari Larsen reviews Kate Zambreno’s Green Girl at The Fanzine

LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs’ TwERK reviewed at Boston Review

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BoL-related news of the past week (6/24–6/30)

Danielle Pafunda’s BoL chapbook is now available for pre-order!

Get the remaining four 2013 BoL chapbooks (Seth Oelbaum, Anne Marie Rooney, Kari Larsen, and Carrie Hunter) for $8

Samantha Cohen’s Gossip now available as a free PDF

Carrie Murphy has a poem in the new issue of Jellyfish

Christine Shan Shan Hou has work in the new issue of La Vague

Lucas de Lima’s Wet Land is reviewed at HTMLgiant

Carina Finn has a poem up at Luna Luna

Megan Milks reviews Kate Zambreno’s Green Girl at LA Review of Books

JD Scott’s Funerals & Thrones reviewed at Sabotage

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Pre-order Danielle Pafunda’s new chapbook, ‘When You Left Me in the Rutted Terrain…”

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When You Left Me in the Rutted Terrain of our Love at the Border, which I Could Not Cross, Remaining a Citizen of This Corrupt Land by Danielle Pafunda is now available for pre-order! Your pre-order will ship in mid-July and includes a limited edition letterpress broadside and coaster featuring text from the chapbook. Read an excerpt and order here.

BoL-related news of the past two weeks (6/7–6/23)

This coming weekend in Brooklyn is Popsickle, a literary festival organized this year by Niina Pollari and JD Scott, and feat. readings by many, many great writers, including Rohin Guha

Milla P. writes about Andrea Quinlan’s The Mysteries of Laura, which is now sold out! (Free PDF coming soon)

Danielle Pafunda’s Natural History Rape Museum (Bloof Books) is reviewed by Joyelle McSweeney in the newest Poetry Project newsletter; Pafunda’s BoL chapbook will be out in July!

More collages by Christine Hou

A prose poem by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs at Coldfront; Anna Wilson reviews TwERK

An interview with Cathy Park Hong at Poetry NW

–Tor.com reviews Megan Milks’ Kill Marguerite

Samantha Cohen’s Gossip is now sold out! Free PDF coming soon

–This Fri. 6/27, the Avid Poetry Series in Athens, GA (now curated by BoL!) features Leah Umansky, Gina Myers, and Jackie Kari

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BoL-related news of the past week (5/31–6/6)

“Preface to The Imperial Matriarchy of The Future” by Carina Finn

–Support the Big Lucks Kickstarter at the $50 level and Carrie Murphy will go personal-thrift-shopping for you; Big Lucks will also be publishing Carrie’s second collection of poems, Fat Daisies, later this year

Rituals is a tumblr-based zine project (and perhaps eventually a physical zine) documenting rituals such as fashion, adornment, bedrooms, bubblebath, nailpolish etc in words and/or images by artists and writers, curated by Andrea Quinlan

This week at Finery: Alex C. Henry

Nikki Darling reviews Samantha Cohen’s BoL chapbook Gossip

Listen to BoL’s summer ’14 playlist on Spotify! 9+ hours of jams with contributions from Samantha Cohen, Rohin Guha, JD Scott, Andrea Quinlan, Carrie Hunter, Leon Baham, Kristen Stone, Christine Hou and myself.

BoL-related news of the past week (5/24–5/30)

Carrie Hunter has poems in the new issue of Sink Review

Carina Finn’s Lemonworld is reviewed in the new issue of Sink Review

Five poems by LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs up at PEN

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BoL-related news of the past week (5/17–5/23)

Christine Hou reads tonight in NYC with Dolan Morgan, Ocean Vuong, Lysette Simmons, and J. Bradley

Kristen Stone is interviewed (by me!) at Entropy

This week at Finery: Autumn Giles

New work from Carrie Hunter at Moss Trill

Carrie Murphy on Rachel Zucker at Literary Mothers

Lucas de Lima reads in Chicago tonight 5/23; he also reads in Chicago Sat. 5/24 with Hannah Kucharzak, Christian Cruz, and Sara Zalek

Danielle Pafunda’s Natural History Rape Museum reviewed at PANK

Carina Finn on lesbian power ballads & The Wild Heart at Coldfront

Anne Marie Rooney reads in New Orleans Weds. 5/28 with Magdalena Zurawski and myself

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