The new Low Residency MFA program at Eastern Oregon University is now taking applications for admission.
Lost Horse Press and the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force are co-sponsoring a poetry/music/art event to coincide with 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE event taking place all over the world on 28 September 2013. On that day, more than 100,000 poets, artists & musicians in 800 cities around the world will gather to promote social, environmental, economic and political change. If you would like to read an original, or someone else’s, poem or sing a song, please contact Lost Horse Press at 255.4410 or email email@example.com to register. We will be located at Oak & 4th Streets at the Oak Street Court, across from the Sandpoint Farmers Market from approximately 10 AM until 1 PM, until everyone’s voice is heard! Join us on 28 September! Express the change you’d like to make happen in our lives, in our communities, in our world. It’s time for creative people to shape the change we want!
The winner of the Idaho Prize for Poetry 2013—selected by final judge, Sam Hamill—is THE GOLD SHOP OF BA-‘ALI by Yahya Frederickson of Moorhead, Minnesota. He will receive $1000 plus publication by Lost Horse Press. The annual prize is given for a poetry collection. The deadline submissions to the Idaho Prize 2014 is May 15, 2014. […]
Lost Horse Press and the Bonner County Human Rights Task Force are co-sponsoring a poetry and music event to coincide with 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE event taking place all over the world on 28 September 2013. On that day, more than 100,000 poets, artists & musicians in 800 cities around the world will gather to promote […]
The new podcast of Out of Our Minds Radio Show with dawn lonsinger is now available to hear online: https://jp-dancingbear.squarespace.com/outofourminds/2013/5/14/out-of-our-minds-w-guest-dawn-lonsinger lonsinger’s book, WHELM—winner of the 2012 Idaho Prize for Poetry—was recently released by Lost Horse Press.
David Axelrod’s poem “Word Over All, Beautiful as Sky” from his recently released What Next, Old Knife? (Lost Horse Press, 2012) is featured on today’s (7 May 2013) VERSE DAILY. Check it out—a lovely poem—then order the book! http://www.versedaily.org/2013/wordoverall.shtml
A fabulous interview and review of Kate Kingston’s Shaking the Kaleidoscope at Gwarlingo: http://www.gwarlingo.com/2013/the-sunday-poem-kate-kingston/#more-14287.
Check it out, then buy her wonderful book!
“When I first founded Lost Horse Press, I thought I could publish all literary genres that I loved, but I learned soon enough that to endure and grow the press had to specialize, not diversify.” —Christine Holbert, founding director, Lost Horse Press Read the entire interview online at http://www.boogcity.com/boogpdfs/bc80.pdf
Oregon’s sixth Poet Laureate, Paulann Petersen, had a very well attended and successful book launch at Powell’s Books in downtown Portland on the evening of 29 April 2013 for her new collection of poems, Understory (Lost Horse Press, 2013). The Oregonian announced the reading and book signing, concluding with this comment about Lost Horse Press: […]
John Daniel’s poem “One Place to Begin” (OF EARTH, Lost Horse Press, Spring 2012) will be featured on Garrison Keillor’s THE WRITER”S ALMANAC on 29 April 2013. Listen to it on your local NPR station. For those in the Sandpoint/Spokane area, it’ll be on KPBX at 9:01 am on 29 April.