Wednesday, February 3, 2010

LIPS Poetry Magazine Submission Deadline February 28

LIPS (a magazine of poetry founded in 1981 by Laura Boss) has published poems by:
Robert Bly, Allen Ginsberg, Ruth Stone, David Ignatow, Marge Piercy, Michael Benedikt, Nicholas Christopher, Anne Waldman, Ishmael Reed, Gregory Corso, Lyn Lifshin, Ted Berrigan, Paul Hoover, Jana Harris, Toi Derricotte, Joseph Bruchac, Alice Notley, Warren Woessner, Robert Phillips, Hal Sirowitz, Theodore Weiss, Alicia Ostriker, Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Stanley H. Barkan, Michael Weaver, Molly Peacock & Richard Kostelanetz.

To receive your copy, please send a check for $10 plus $2.50 postage and handling for each book to:

Laura Boss, Editor
7002 Blvd. East, #2-26G
Guttenberg, NJ 07093


Submissions are being solicited for the next issue. We recommend that contributors send for a sample copy of Lips before submitting work to the magazine.


Five poems unpublished, first rights, copyright reverts to the author upon publication. Please send poems with an S.A.S.E. with proper postage to the address below left.

No submissions between March and September.

LIPS is published twice a year. We suggest seeing a copy of the magazine first, either at your library, or a back sample for $8 plus $2.50 postage and handling.

Reprinted from

FW: Menupoems, Readings, Art, More!

Issue Nine  Issue Five tiny Issue Eight cover Issue 6
Open submissions for menupoems!

We'll select about a dozen of your poems for our 4th annual menupoems broadside
(looks like a menu but has poems on it!)
to celebrate April National Poetry Month

Here are the guidelines:
Submissions accepted from February 1st - March 1st
3-poem submission limit
12-line limit per poem
send poems to
Paste poems into body of email - NO attachments

What's a menupoem?
Menupoem Editor Esther Cohen has the scoop plus a peek at past menupoems...
Click here...


Join us for readings in February!
Tasty Poems to Tempt the Appetite and the Muses

February 4th 2010 6:30 pm
Cumberland Gallery
4107 Hillsboro Circle, Nashville, TN
Kevin Compton Trammel
Christina Stoddard
Nancy Vienneau
Paulette Licitra
This event is in conjunction with Second Harvest, please bring a non-perishable food item
For more info

February 12, 2010 5-6:30 pm
Luna Star Cafe
775 Northeast 125th Street, N. Miami, FL
Jen Karetnick
Stephen Gibson
Ricardo Pau-Llosa
Michael Hettich
Paulette Licitra

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Gently Read Literature
February 2009 Issue 23

Reviews of Contemporary Poetry and Literary Fiction:

Competing Impulses: Joseph P. Wood on Anna Journey’s If Birds Gather Your Hair for Nesting

Between the Ordinary & the Ecstatic: Michelle Moore on Lynn Levin’s Fair Creatures of an Hour

With More Than a Little Bit of Care: James Reiss on Judith Valente’s Discovering Moons

Fractured States: Robert McGuire on Being Abbas el Abd by Ahmed Alaidy

Whatever Order We Put the World: Robert Silva on Scary No Scary by Zachary Schomburg

A War With History: Kelly Lydick on Sandy Florian’s The Tree of No

Terrible Sounds: Mary Meriam on Jan Steckel’s Mixing Tracks

Eloquence in Detail: Patricia Carragon on Karen Neuberg’s Detailed Still

The Everyday: Joy Leftow Interviews and Reviews John Yamrus

Death Speaks: Mark Danowsky on The Letter from Death by Lillian Moats

February’s Featured Artist: Nathan Abels

Daniel Casey
Gently Read Literature
gentlyreadlit at gmail dot com