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…to Kim Roberts, who retires at the end of this month after twenty years as the founding editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly.
…to Marie Arana, the new director of the Library of Congress Center for Learning, Literacy and Engagement (which oversees, among other things, the office of the U.S. Poet Laureate and the Center for the Book).
…to Rita Dove, winner of the 2019 Langston Hughes Festival Medal from the City College of New York.
…to Elizabeth Murawski, winner of the Ledbury Poetry Festival Competition.
…to Rick Black, winner of the Isaac Anolic Jewish Book Arts Award.
Susan Sonde, The Arsonist (Main Street Rag Books)
“This Mighty Convulsion”: Whitman and Melville Write the Civil War, ed. Christopher Sten and Tyler Hoffman (nonfiction, University of Iowa Press)
RESPECT: The Poetry of Detroit Music, ed. M.L. Liebler and Jim Daniels. Contributors include: Toi Derricotte, Rita Dove, Cornelius Eady, Brian Gilmore, Nikki Giovanni, Robert Hayden, Philip Levine (anthology, Michigan State University Press)
The Skinny Poetry Anthology, ed. Truth Thomas. Contributors include: Karren LaLonde Alenier, Matt Borczon, Ingrid Bruck, Jeffrey Lamar Coleman, Jaime “Shaggy” Flores, Brian Gilmore, Regina Guarino, Le Hinton, Gregory Luce, Jen Schneider, Naomi Thiers, Anne Harding Woodworth. (anthology, Cherry Castle Publishing)
Delmarva Review, Volume 12, 2019, ed. Wilson Wyatt. Contributors include: Judith Bowles, Scott Bradfield, Anne Colwell, Gail Braune Comorat, Barbara Westwood Diehl, Irene Fick, Meredith Davies Hadaway, Christine Higgins, Kim Roberts, David Salner. https://delmarvareview.org/
Washington Independent Review of Books, ed. Holly Smith. Recent issues include an interview with Tara Laskowski. http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/