The Winter 2023 Collection of Online Exclusives will be available December 5th. It features poetry by Patrick Ramsay, Clare Flanagan, Elinor Ann Walker, Benjamin Bartu, Leia Bradley, and Samira Asma-Sadeque among others; fiction by Piya Patel and Julia Meinwald; CNF by Shanda Connolly and Mea Cohen.
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West Trade Review Visual Poetics: Latest Video Poem
"[Take the gravel underneath my feet]" by Alan May
We're excited to present the premiere of the next video poem in our Visual Poetics Series. "[Take the gravel underneath my feet]" is written and read by Alan May. Video edited by Sarah Edmonds. West Trade Review Visual Poetics developed by Ken Harmon.
May's poem appears in the Winter 2023 collection of Online Exclusives
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West Trade Review Prize for Poetry $1000
Our third annual poetry contest, the West Trade Review Prize for Poetry, opens January 15th. The grand prize is $1000 and publication in West Trade Review. Don't miss this. Get prepared and send us your best work.
The contest will be judged by Brian Turner. Turner is the author of five collections of poetry (from Here, Bullet to The Wild Delight of Wild Things) and a memoir (My Life as a Foreign Country)
Ken Harmon speaks to poet Richard Blanco about his new book, Homeland of My Body: New & Selected Poems, due out October 24, 2023, from Beacon Press. Hear Blanco read, the new poems, "The Splintering" and "Why I Needed To."
General Submissions Close December 15th.
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