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Poetry From Paradise Valley

Pecan Grove Press has released an anthology of poems, a sampling of works published in Valparaiso Poetry Review during its first decade, from the original 1999-2000 volume to the 2009-2010 volume.

Poetry from Paradise Valley includes a stellar roster of 50 poets. Among the contributors are a former Poet Laureate of the United States, a winner of the Griffin International Prize, two Pulitzer Prize winners, two National Book Award winners, two National Book Critics Circle winners, six finalists for the National Book Award, four finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award, two finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, and a few dozen recipients of other honors, such as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, etc.

Readers are encouraged to visit the Poetry from Paradise Valley page at the publisher's web site, where ordering information about the book can be found.

Best Books of Indiana 2011: Finalist. Judges' Citation: "Poetry from Paradise Valley is an excellent anthology that features world-class poetry, including the work of many artists from the Midwest, such as Jared Carter, Annie Finch, David Baker, and Allison Joseph. It’s an eclectic and always interesting collection where poems on similar themes flow into each other. It showcases the highest caliber of U. S. poetry."
—Indiana Center for the Book, Indiana State Library

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

VPR: Spring/Summer 2007 Issue

The Spring/Summer 2007 issue of Valparaiso Poetry Review is now available.

Featured Poet: Diane Lockward

Additional Poets: Jon Ballard, Michelle Bitting, Chris Bullard, Michael Diebert, Daniel Donaghy, George Eklund, Clifford Paul Fetters, Anne Haines, Paul Hostovsky, Jen Karetnick, Jessica de Koninck, Sara Lamers, Robert Lietz, Judith Montgomery, Kevin Rabas, Lee Rossi, Rita Signorelli-Pappas, Martha Silano, Dwayne Thorpe, Constance Vogel, Lynn Wagner, Rosemary Winslow, Valerie Wohlfeld

Interview: Sondra Gash interviews Diane Lockward

Essay: "On the Newer Bees in Darwin's Garden," Joseph Powell

Poets Reviewed: Linda Bierds, Jared Carter, Jim Ferris, Mary Karr, Kathryn Levy, Diane Lockward, Ingrid Wendt

Cover Art Commentary: Gregg Hertzlieb on Hazel Hannell


Nick said...

Congrats, on putting together another great issue, Edward.

Edward Byrne said...

Thanks, Nick. One of my favorite aspects of editing the journal comes when fine poems are placed in one another's company to develop an even richer context. I always hope that is achieved with any new issue.