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Month: April 2015

(de)fine (poe)try project: (V)ase

by Alisa Golden

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CNF: Hands in Pockets

by Eric Bosse

I don’t talk about this night. We were walking up Third Avenue in Minneapolis. My girlfriend held my hand, and my uncle’s lover reached for my uncle’s hand. (more…)

The Housewives

by Kelly Lynn Thomas

A simple matter of revenge. Don’t assume that man hoodwinked us, pulled the wool over our eyes, etc. Our husbands wanted new carpets, but they’d never say so directly. It’s always, “The carpet’s showing its age, isn’t it, dear?” or “Can’t you do something about that stain, it’s awfully unsightly, the neighbors will think we’re dirty slobs.” (more…)

(de)fine (poe)try project: (U)nder

by Alisa Golden

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February 7th, 20–

by Mary Woodard

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(de)fine (poe)try project: (T)ype

by Alisa Golden

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Before

by Jaydn DeWald

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(de)fine (poe)try project: (S)pace

by Alisa Golden

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Disassembling

by Nicole Rollender

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(de)fine (poe)try project: (R)ule

by Alisa Golden

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News

Check out the write-up of the journal in The Writer.

Matter Press recently released titles from Meg Boscov, Abby Frucht, Robert McBrearty, Tori Bond, Kathy Fish, and Christopher Allen. Click here.

Matter Press is now offering private flash fiction workshops and critiques of flash fiction collections here.

Submissions

Poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction/prose poetry submissions are now OPEN. The reading period for standard submissions closes June 15, 2021. Topical Thursdays’ submissions are open year-round. Submit here.

Upcoming

10/22 • Ciarán Parkes
10/24 • Jeff Ronan
10/25 • Jamie Etheridge
10/28 • Sheldon Siporin
10/30 • John Van Dreal
11/01 • Lucinda Kempe
11/02 • Carol Taylor
11/04 • Elizabeth Spragins
11/08 • Michelle Ross
11/09 • Myron Kukla
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