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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, April 17, 2012

Publication Announcement: Spring/Summer 2012 Issue of VPR

I am pleased to announce publication of the 26th issue of Valparaiso Poetry Review.

The Spring/Summer 2012 issue (Volume XIII, Number 2) of VPR includes Patricia Clark as the featured poet. In addition, 33 other poets are represented in the new issue of VPR. The issue also includes reviews of recent poetry books and a commentary on the cover artwork by Kara Walker.


Featured Poet: Patricia Clark

Additional Poets: Walter Bargen, Nancy Botkin, Debra Bruce, Jared Carter, Robin Chapman, Liz N. Clift, Rachel Dacus, Lucille Lang Day, Teneice Durrant Delgado, Myron Ernst, Patricia Fargnoli, Timothy Gray, Daniel Henry, Miriam Kotzin, Len Krisak, Peter Makuck, Al Maginnes, Greg McBride, Ron McFarland, Travis Mossotti, April Ossmann, William Page, Jon Palzer, Ron Paul Salutsky, Peter Serchuk, Floyd Skloot, Karen Skolfield, Larry D. Thomas, William Walsh, Laura Lee Washburn, Charles Harper Webb, Lesley Wheeler, Valerie Wohlfeld

Reviews: Ingrid Wendt Reviewed by Janet McCann; Wendy Videlock Reviewed by D.A. Jeremy Telman; Rachel Contreni Flynn Reviewed by Paul David Adkins

Cover Art Commentary on Kara Walker by Gregg Hertzlieb

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