Tammy Robacker’s poetry collection R (Seven Kitchens Press) sets masculinity and the male gaze against female adolescence to heartbreaking effect.
We are pleased to share that we have nominated the following three poems for Bettering American Poetry 2016: “Football Season,” by Margaret Bashaar, from Some Other Stupid Fruit. “Dive Straight into the Wreck,” by Joanna C. Valente, from Xenos. “The Key Club,” by Saba Syed Razvi, from her Elgin Award-nominated collection of poetry, In the Crocodile Gardens. Congratulations…
Janeen Pergrin Rastall reviews Amorak Huey’s Ha Ha Ha Thump, a collection that finds humor and beauty in every situation it encounters.
Fox Frazier-Foley introduces a Called to Work, a monthly column that chronicles the ways in which spirituality drives worldly labor.
QueerSexWords (Yellow Chair Press, 2016) by Caseyrenée Lopez sings with grief and power in its exploration of sexuality and what it means to love in a hostile world.
Esmé Weijun Wang’s novel The Border of Paradise (The Unnamed Press, 2016) forces readers to question how they define their own happiness and spirituality.
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza’s full-length poetry collection There Should be Flowers (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2016) charts the struggle of making one’s body their own.
Agape Editions is delighted to announce that Allison Joseph will be serving as Judge of our 2017 Numinous Orisons, Luminous Origin Literary Award. The NOLO book contest will be given for poetry next year. The submission period will begin in mid-January, so please check the Agape Editions website in early 2017 for details! Allison Joseph lives, writes,…
Jasmine An on celebrating Loi Krathong, a festival where participants float krathong down the river to let the year’s bad luck drift away.
A lyrical essay by Saumya Arya Haas on running a literary press in an authoritarian-controlled country.
Jennifer Bartlett on ableism, Trump’s election, and its implications for people with disabilities.
Poet Joanna Valente, author of the chapbook Xenos (Agape Editions, 2016), discusses heritage, family, and the immigrant experience in America.