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Updated weekly in the Fall and Spring, supports writers of all backgrounds--quietly and without self-congratulation. Each semester we have a "silent theme," i.e. writers of color, indigenous poets, disabled poets/poets with disabilities, poets we just like, upon whom we shine a spotlight without the bullhorn. We don't announce what we are doing. We just do it. No tokenizing. No patting ourselves on the back. Over time, our audiences figure it out all on their own and are delighted by the discovery.

Each celebration includes interviews with the poet, reviews of the collection, readings from the book, and other supplementary material that broadens the scope of the conversation between the poet and their work with the general public. is an essential resource for writers, teachers, and anyone interested in contemporary American (mostly) arts and letters. For more information, contact Andrew at does not accept submissions.
Selections are made each semester by the guest editor and Andrew.
Guest editors include:

Sheila Black, Spring 2024
Karen Carr, Fall 2023
Gerard Robledo, Spring 2023
Michael Walsh, Fall 2022
CMarie Fuhrman, Fall 2021 & Spring 2022
Cyrus Cassells, Spring 2021
Angela Narcisco Torres, Fall 2020
Luke Johnson, Spring 2020
Vandana Khanna, Spring 2019
Ocean Vuong, Spring 2018
Tyree Daye, Fall 2018
Judy Jordan, Spring 2017
TR Hummer, Fall 2017
Mark J Brewin, Spring 2016
Phillip B Williams, Fall 2016

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