If you missed getting the handmade chapbook, Brian Baumgart's Rules for Loving Right is now available on Amazon in kindle e-reader format. And don't forget to read the awesome interview from exactly this day in 2018!
Sweet is proud to announce it's poetry nominations for Best of the Net. Congratulations and thanks to the following poets: Maxima Kahn, “Following the Footsteps” Carolyn Willilams-Noren, “My Daughter and Her Best Friend Made Blue Jay Masks at Camp” Amy Strauss Friedman, “Biopsy” Peter Grandbois, “To sing and begin again” Lesley Wheeler, “Feeling Good” Lisa … Continue reading Poetry nominations for Best of the Net
I did not win at bingo. However. I did find one of Crazy Horse's golden tickets (*cue song*), which means I very happily have a year of their journal coming my way. Listen, I had such a good evening that I did not take any pictures. Like so many of you, I have come away … Continue reading AWP 2016: En Fin
I've been playing Electric Literature Bingo and not doing particularly well. However, there is still hope. That diagonal is looking promising. Please come stand near me tomorrow at the Sweet table, bring someone with you, and ask loudly (so I can overhear you) where your friend/companion/partner/mentor/squirrel/idol gets their ideas. Idea! Jill McCabe is signing her Sweet chapbook, … Continue reading AWP 2016: Book Fair Day 2
Field notes from a friend in the Quiet Room: It is so cold here. Like really, really cold. There is a guy with hipster hair + hipster glasses meditating. Or maybe napping while sitting upright. I put on my sweater, and I'm still cold. Five people are passing notes. This seems inconvenient. If they used … Continue reading AWP 2016: The Quiet Room
A list of items (figurative and literal) your illustrious Sweet reader/blogger has brought to AWP, in order of importance: Electronics and Wallet Chapbooks and Prints Extra Space in Bag for More Books Apple Charger (3x) New Lipstick and Emotional Fortitude Ibuprofen Ipod (4th Generation, with clickwheel) and Headphones Toothpaste People Skills Clothes Square-Shaped Business Cards Safe … Continue reading AWP 2016: Travel to LA
You can’t miss a Terrance Hayes reading. For months, the local community of writers in Tampa buzzed about Hayes coming to the University of South Florida to spend a week as Scholar-in-Residence, attending classes and hosting a Wednesday night reading. Some of us had class, but it didn’t matter. You ask to be excused, you … Continue reading “A Personal, Vulnerable Thing:” A Reading with Terrance Hayes
Sweet is coming to AWP16 in the form of chapbooks— Jill McCabe Johnson's Borderlines — editors, and readers. Come visit us at the book fair! We're located in space 1841 at the University of South Florida table and would love to show you what we've been up to since our fundraiser and latest issue this … Continue reading AWP 2016