2022: manuscripts received

[Manuscripts are posted here as they are received, alphabetically by title. Please check back often & remember to refresh this page.]


The Rane Arroyo Series

(postmarked or emailed between October 1 and October 31, 2022):

  • The Adorable Knife
  • Agitation, with Commas
  • Always Haunted
  • American Parade Routes
  • Basement bedroom
  • Between Tongue and Teeth
  • Black Nebula
  • the bunny plan
  • Chromaheart
  • Conditions for Growth
  • crash course in taoism
  • Deliverance
  • Dislocation
  • Drinking in Queens
  • Even When It Feels Like Darkness
  • Finances
  • Florida Etchings
  • Fog and Fuss
  • Goat Weeds
  • Hagiograph
  • Home Before Dark
  • The Houses of University Circle and Other Myths
  • I’ll be your blood
  • i want to be clear
  • Icarus Superstar
  • In Arcadia
  • In the Way Eternity Is Boring
  • Inexplicable Draw
  • Interred
  • Legions of Glass
  • Lessons from the Garden
  • Love Songs for Genghis Khan
  • Missives to Gods and Monsters
  • My Heart Wasn’t Built in a Day
  • Necessary Loss
  • not everything is about you
  • Old Dog
  • Our Lady of the Stone Creatures
  • Pandemic Blues
  • A Penny for Your Thoughts
  • Peter
  • Promiscuous Ruin
  • Requiem for the Great Onslaught
  • Revanchism
  • To Save the Life of the Mother
  • Scaghaich and Akaraya
  • Sermon of Swallows: Memoir in Fragments
  • Shipbuilding
  • Some Ichor Flowed
  • Sonnets in My Prime
  • Sorry Wept the Littered Riverbed
  • A Summons on the Wind
  • That’s Better
  • Tiny Broken Things
  • Unraveling the Yarn
  • Up and Out the Glassy Way
  • Walking to Omey Island
  • Wander
  • we need a breathing tongue between
  • Why are birds?
  • Wordplay
  • Worth the Winning

The Keystone Series

(postmarked or emailed between June 1 and June 30, 2022):

  • 2090
  • The Arcane Mechanics of Constant Lift
  • the beech and the yellow sky
  • Blue Book
  • Circle the Parking Lot and Whisper
  • Cold Rain in Pittsburgh
  • The College Years
  • Compass
  • Days of Narrow Time
  • Fine Kindling
  • Further Along
  • Heavenly Scissors
  • I Love the Day
  • Like so many minivans, homeward
  • Rise with the Birds
  • Rough Sequence
  • Subtle Courage
  • Talking About Mercy & Truth
  • trace yourself back
  • The Wild and the Known
  • You Stay Safe Now, Hear?

The Allison Joseph Series

(postmarked or emailed between May 1 and June 30, 2022):

  • a girl who falls in love with night
  • Alien(s)
  • Assemblage Under Moon Fronds
  • Boulders
  • Encounters with Maya
  • Gawdzilla
  • Once Upon a Time
  • Other Bombs
  • Startled Birds
  • Veins & Sutures
  • Wordsongs for Grandmas

The Robin Becker Series

(postmarked or emailed between April 1 and April 30, 2022):

  • Ancestor Broth
  • Aria for the Bathers
  • autobiography of breath
  • The Chaise Lounge
  • Creve Couer
  • A Decent Somewhere Else
  • EACHOTHER: crush poems
  • Familiar
  • Feathered Heart
  • Fourteeners for Two Mothers
  • He Clips His Hair Unfashionably Short
  • Letters from Borrowed Rooms
  • nebulous forms
  • Paradigm Temporarily Under Construction
  • Semiochemonogamy
  • Shadow in the ClosetNumber 29 in series: Yakov Azriel
  • Summoning Space Travelers
  • Too Gross to Be Sorry
  • Truth Is Always Young
  • The Year Frank O’Hara Died
  • You Are Immune Against Every Disease
  • You May UnravelNumber 28 in series: Jamie Swanson
  • Zircon

The A.V. Christie Series

(postmarked or emailed between February 1 and February 28, 2022):

  • Almanac
  • Approaching Sacred
  • Because I Am Her Voice
  • Beyond the Dawn
  • Comfortable in Cities
  • Dawn Is Repeated Twenty Times in the Odyssey
  • Days of Narrow Time
  • Dear You
  • Debriefing with an Archangel
  • Dogma of Wonder
  • Domestic
  • First Father
  • For the Future of Girls
  • Forget
  • From Here to Venus
  • Gather, Scatter
  • Gloss
  • Gray Love
  • Harmonics
  • How the Bend Banks Water
  • How I Know
  • Hush
  • In the Wild and Ragged Nest
  • Intersecting Orbits
  • Letting Go
  • Loss Is Loss
  • Mast Year
  • A Mirrored Quilt
  • My Blind Obsession
  • No Margins Left
  • Nothing to Write Home About
  • Nursling of the Sky
  • Old Growth
  • Open the Door
  • Ordinary Time
  • Other Words for Love
  • Passages
  • Peace in the House
  • Pressed in Time
  • Rappacini’s Garden
  • Realities, Dreams, and In-Between
  • Ribboning Pink and Hummingbird’s Recipe
  • Silk Waters
  • Skipping Stones
  • Something Pleasant
  • The Square Where Ariadne SleepsNumber 1 in series: Catherine Bancroft
  • Tessarae
  • Tethers
  • Time Is a Snake’s Tongue
  • To Claim Loneliness
  • To Look and Look Our Infant Sight Away
  • Trail of RootsNumber 2 in series: Gail Thomas
  • Truth Is Always Young
  • The Twelve Step Program
  • Vanishing Point
  • Walk Like the Bird Flies
  • Wanderings: Poems and Praise
  • When You Understand, the Sea Deepens
  • White, with Stretch Marks
  • Wilds Fermenting
  • You May Unravel
  • You Stay Safe, Now. Hear?

The Summer Kitchen Series

(postmarked or emailed between January 1 and January 31, 2022):

  • The Bird Above
  • Child Poetica
  • Christmas in July
  • compersion
  • Destiny of Wilt, Dream
  • Do try this at home
  • Elephant the Cat
  • Foglift, a Ghost
  • Foxhole
  • Ghost to Ghost
  • God of Corn
  • Harm’s Way
  • Househunting
  • How Fine a Solitude
  • Lacuna of the Crown
  • A Little Smaller Than the Final Quark
  • Lynette’s War
  • The Mirror’s Mirror
  • Must Resemble LeisureNumber 4 in series: Jennifer Peterson
  • Names for Wrestlers
  • Now I Must Wear You On My Heart
  • Obit
  • The Other Ariel
  • Performances in My Head
  • Prayed on at the YNumber 3 in series: Jeff Tigchelaar
  • Resting in Tithonia
  • Seeking Meanings
  • Still, Life
  • This Is a Shim
  • TrespassesNumber 5 in series: David Troupes
  • The Veritables
  • Water Remembers
  • Wonder World
  • The Word for Standing Alone in a Field