Category Archive: News and Updates

Oct 15

The Poetry Bash

A CELEBRATION OF MIDWEST POETS Grassroots Organization Brings Poets From Across the Region to Gather and Perform in Celebration of Underground Literature at the Book Release of This Is Poetry Volume II: The Midwest Poets. A diverse mix of poets will read their work at the upcoming “Poetry Bash” event on November 7, 2015 at …

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Jun 21

Small Prestivus Writing Workshops Announced

Jun 07

Join us at Small Prestivus!

SMALL PRESTIVUS … books by the rest of us! — Two Day Small Press Fest, August 1st and 2nd, Downtown Griffith, IN Blotterature Literary Magazine and Lit Fest Press are promoting the diversity of small presses and the writers they represent at “Small Prestivus,” a two day small press fest. We invite all writers and …

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Oct 19

New Issue of Menacing Hedge

Fall 2014 Edition of Menacing Hedge is here!   www.menacinghedge.com The Fall 2014 Edition of Menacing Hedge is our biggest issue ever. It is chock full of poetry, short stories, interviews, and reviews. It also features the ethereal work of the artist Stephen O’Donnell, who has graciously allowed us to feature his artwork and who …

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Sep 05

LU Events Coming Up Next Week — Tennessee & North Carolina

ONE NIGHT ONLY. FRIDAY, September 12th 8:00pm CDT @ Uncommon Grounds, 1053 Donelson Ave, Old Hickory, Tennessee 37138 with featured readers Stephanie Bryant Anderson, Nadia Bruce-Rawlings, Michele McDannold, Karl Koweski, John Swain and Jonathan Finn Formica. https://www.facebook.com/events/563566337083075/ VOICES FROM BROKEN WINDOWS. SATURDAY, September 13th 8:00pm EDT @ Dead Wax Records, 230 Morganton Blvd SW Suite …

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Aug 01

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 1 WOMEN OF THE SMALL PRESS

THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 1 WOMEN OF THE SMALL PRESS ORDER NOW $15 Paperback: 120 pages Publisher: Citizens for Decent Literature Press (July 31, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 069226695X ISBN-13: 978-0692266953 CONTINENTAL USA ONLY INTERNATIONAL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED THROUGH AMAZON. SORRY. POSTAGE SUCKS CONTRIBUTORS: Stephanie Bryant Anderson, Arlene Ang, C.V. Auchterlonie, Francesca Bell, Iris …

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Jul 10

Get Ready, Springfield! The poets are coming…

FREE and OPEN to the public. The Literary Underground is pleased to present “This is Poetry” sponsored by Citizens for Decent Literature Press, Punk Hostage Press, Red Fez Publications, Zygote in my Coffee and Blotterature Literary Magazine. AUGUST 9th 7-10PM. The Legacy Theatre, 101 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield, IL. FEATURED PERFORMERS: Ron Whitehead, Ryder Collins, …

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Apr 15

grassroots, yo

ok. so i don’t like kickstarter. first of all there’s the fees. we already operate in the red, so fuck that. also, there’s a bunch of crap you gotta fill out and i’m lazy sometimes and i didn’t feel like it. also, you have to send out “rewards” to everyone… see reason #1. and isn’t …

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Feb 28

http://thisispoetry.tumblr.com/

THIS IS POETRY The Literary Underground is pleased to announce a new project called “This is Poetry”. The project will ultimately result in an eight-volume collection of poetry, each volume representing poets from a specific geographic region as well as several special collections. These perfect-bound books will be published under Citizens for Decent Literature Press, …

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Jan 25

maybe next time it’s you

I would like to be writing this blog post about anything else. Anything positive and affirming to the creative community. Instead, it’s this… Artists in residence at the Collingwood Arts Center in Toledo, Ohio are being evicted–given thirty days notice–in the dead of winter. This is not just some art space. This is their home, …

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