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Artist Regin Igloria: I was immediately drawn to the title for various reasons but after reading it, certain words like water, sandbags, car trips, roadkill, long walks all resonated with my own work. It was a natural fit to me. Poet Alison Pelegrin: I had water and floods on my mind, and I thought those elements might be reflected in the artwork. I also thought I might see the color blue.

Collaborators: Poet Alison Pelegrin is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Waterlines (LSU 2016). Artist Regin Igloria maintains a multidisciplinary studio practice in Chicago. In 2010, he founded North Branch Projects, a community program to help expand the creativity of others through the book arts.

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Miller Oberman: Spring 2018 Guest Editor

Please join us in welcoming our Spring 2018 guest editor, Miller Oberman.  He will join the team in reading submissions and selecting works for publication through June. March – June, 2018: Miller Oberman (author of “Morning Pastoral“) Miller Oberman is…

Broadsides to Books: Robin Becker’s Animal World

The Black Bear Inside Me by Robin Becker University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018 $16 Paperback, 72 Pages ISBN: 9780822965244; IndieBound Robin Becker’s newest book, The Black Bear Inside Me, is not easily classifiable at first glance. It investigates a wide…

Call for Ekphrastic Submissions: The Switcheroo! (deadline 4/15/18)

"Measure of Grace," David Bernardy, Mixed media

BROADSIDED PRESS ANNUAL SWITCHEROO WANTED: Ekphrastic Responses to artist David Bernardy’s “Measure of Grace” DEADLINE: April 15, 2018 Broadsided Press is seeking submissions of poetry and short prose that respond to “Measure of Grace,” a mixed-media piece by Broadsided artist David Bernardy.The winning…