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The Country Where Everyone’s Name Is Fear: Selected Poems


bulletJohn Daniel’s poem “A Prayer among Friends” to be read on THE WRITER’S ALMANAC

October 12, 2012

John Daniel’s poem “A Prayer among Friends” from his recently released book, OF EARTH, will be read on Garrison Keillor’s program, THE WRITER’S ALMANAC on 19 October 2012. Check your local NPR schedule for times! Don’t forget to purchase your copy of OF EARTH and tune in to THE WRITER’S ALMANAC on 19 October!

bulletWinner of the Idaho Prize 2012 Announced!

August 15, 2012

Nance Van Winckel, final judge for the 2012 Idaho Prize for Poetry, has declared dawn lonsinger’s Whelm this year’s Idaho Prize winner. Ms. lonsinger will receive $1000 plus publication by Lost Horse Press. Whelm will be released in Spring 2013.

bulletForthcoming in September 2012: Shaking the Kaleidoscope poems by Kate Kingston

August 01, 2012

If Lorca and Neruda spoke through a feminine medium, they might do so through Kate Kingston. Her poems, like theirs, forge thrilling combinations from the colors, textures, and the objects of this world. They speak from the landscapes and voices of Spain and Old Mexico, which clearly have fed her imagination, but they offer, as well, glimpses of a contemporary American woman’s rites of passage now in full possession of her powers of empathy, devotion and perception.

bulletCall for Submissions: Anthology of Poetry on Women and Work

July 24, 2012

Editors Carolyne Wright and Eugenia Toledo invite women poets of all nationalities, backgrounds and job descriptions to submit up to 5 poems for an anthology, Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace. This anthology invites poems of women who have occupied spaces in the work force, and have contended with pay and promotion inequity, […]

bulletNew Release: Before There Is Nowhere to Stand: Palestine / Israel: Poets Respond to the Struggle

July 20, 2012

Before There is Nowhere to Stand: Palestine / Israel: Poets Respond to the Struggle edited by Joan Dobbie & Grace Beeler, with Edward Morin introduction by Alicia Ostriker in lieu of an introduction by Vivien Sansour with a note by Christi Kramer . . . The story of Israel | Palestine is ugly, tragic, human. But […]

bulletForthcoming in September 2012, poems by Oregon poet, John Daniel: Of Earth

June 19, 2012

John Daniel’s new book of poetry, his first in eighteen years, contains roughly half the poems from each of his two previous collections, Common Ground and All Things Touched by Wind, and a generous selection of newer work. Old or recent, most of these seventy poems were inspired by the landscapes where Daniel has lived […]

bulletInterview with Montana poet, Melissa Kwasny

May 22, 2012

Melissa Kwasny is one of the two co-editors of the anthology I Go to the Ruined Place: Contemporary Poems in Defense of Global Human Rights. Rusty Morrison is an American poet and co-founder of Omnidawn Publishing. The interview can be found by clicking on Read More…. and then clicking on INTERVIEW. The interview can also be […]

bulletAn Evening with Kim Barnes

May 20, 2012

Lost Horse Press and the Sandpoint Branch of the East Bonner County Library District proudly presents An Evening with Kim Barnes. Barnes will read from her new book In the Kingdom of Men. The reading and book signing will take place in the Rude Girls Room of the Sandpoint Library at 7 pm on 12 June […]

bulletRecent Release: Christopher Howell’s Just Waking, Second Edition

May 19, 2012

Lost Horse Press is pleased to announce the release of the Second Edition of Christopher Howell’s 2004 collection of poems, Just Waking. Christopher Howell’s poems rely on a redeeming darkness to bring themselves into the world. Through meditative, short lyrics, and an eerily quiet approach, Howell redefines the place of the self in a poem. […]

bullet14.3 Hands

April 23, 2012

Only at 14.3 hands is a pony considered a horse . . . at 14.3 years, will Lost Horse Press become a real horse? No, that’s not right . . . it’s a full-fledged poetry press! Established in 1998, Lost Horse Press—a nonprofit independent press—publishes poetry titles of high literary merit, and makes available other […]