And the Spring 2014 BRCC winner is...Sam Sax for sad boy / detective! Welcome to BLP, Sam!!! www.blacklawrence.com/we-have-…
We are beyond thrilled to share the news that Sam Sax is the winner of the Spring 2014 Black River Chapbook Competition for his poetry chapbook sad boy [...]See Full Post
Things are happening at the editorial at Black Lawrence Press…the short list for the Spring 2014 Black River Chapbook Competition has been determined, and we couldn’t [...]See Full Post
We’re thrilled to announce the list of finalists and semi-finalists for the 2014 Big Moose Prize! We received so many riveting submissions, it wasn’t easy [...]See Full Post
This is it! The final installment of our National Poetry Month celebration. Today, we are proud to bring you a poem by Nick McRae, author [...]See Full Post
What a mesmerizing, bossy, unstandardized book. It’s hard to know what to compare it to, other than its near-namesake, but why would you. B.C. Edwards has (re)invented something here that keeps telling you exactly what it wants, what to do—yet finally you have no idea what it wants, or what to do. Well, it knows, but you have to read it to the end to find out, and by then it’s too late: everyone’s bleaching skeletons and writing in silver and trying to figure out what to do with all the love.