October’s (possibly Haunted) Bacon

(news & good things from/with/including our poets & authors)


Set the Garden on Fire (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
by Chen Chen » @chenchenwrites » chenchenwrites.com


Apples or Pomegranates (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming in 2917)
by Anita Olivia Koester » www.anitaoliviakoester.com

  • One of 3 winners of the Vella Chapbook Contest. Arrow Songs is set to be published by Paper Nautilus in 2017.


Pray, Pray, Pray: Poems I wrote to Prince in the Middle of the Night (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
by E. Kristin Anderson » www.ekristinanderson.com


Haunting the Last House on Holland Island, Fallen into the Bay (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Sarah Ann Winn » @blueaisling » bluebirdwords.com


Threnody (Porkbelly Press, 2014)
by Laura Madeline Wiseman » @drmadwiseman


Ghost Tongue (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Nicole Rollender » www.nicolerollender.com


Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Wren Hanks » tumblr

  • released this month! More on our Ghost Skin press page.
  • Ghost Ocean Magazine 19 includes an interview with Wren about Prophet Fever, with a mention of forthcoming gar child (Tree Light Books) & Ghost Skin (Porkbelly Press).
  • Wren’s poem “The Ghost Incites a Genderqueer Pledge of Allegiance” appears in Best New Poets!


My Heart in Aspic (Porkbelly Press, 2015)
by Sonya Vatomsky » sonyavatomsky.com

  • Sonya’s full-length collection, Salt is for Curing, is reviewed over on Entropy.

This slim, seemingly unassuming book of poems has the power to gut us with its honesty, disarm us with its vulnerability, and enchant us with its inventive language and imagery. Salt Is For Curing is a powerful spell to read over and over again. | more at Entropy


bindweed & crow poison (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
by Robin Turner


Feeding the Dead (Porkbelly Press, forthcoming 2016)
by M. Brett Gaffney

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