Excited to share with you Issue 12 (exactly three years after the release of the first)!
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In other news, Best of the Net nominations for issues 10-12 will be announced in the coming weeks.
Thanks for reading, and thanks for providing light in these uncertain times.
After a lot of deliberation, The Mantle Poetry is proud to announce our nominees for Best New Poets 2020:
Maddie Ticknor – “American Loneliness”
Jude Nguyen – “ode to section 8 housing”
These poems are well worth revisiting. Congrats!
Issue 11 has arrived! It features stellar work from seven poets:
Stephanie Athena Valente
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Thanks for reading. Hope this uncertain era finds you safe and healthy.
The Mantle Poetry is pleased to announce our nominations for next year’s Pushcart Prize:
Stefani Cox – Fault Lines (Issue 7)
Kristin LaFollette – Exigence (Issue 7)
Tiffany Belieu – Size Matters (Issue 8)
Kristian Macaron – Your Blood Is What Builds You (Issue 9)
Alexandra Bentayou – Four of us: (Issue 10)
Hannah Newman – In the boxes that are left glass apples glaze with dust (Issue 10)
Good luck to these poems!
Issue 10 has arrived! We are excited to share poems from six poets:
P. Claire Dodson
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The Mantle is pleased to announce these six poems from issues five through eight as our nominations for the 2019 Sundress Publications “Best of the Net” Anthology:
sally burnette – “selected edible mushrooms of north carolina” (Issue 5)
Mateo Lara – “Odio (Hate)” (Issue 7)
Sara Trattner – “A Well Made Bed” (Issue 7)
Lisa Folkmire – “I am told that I have OCD” (Issue 8)
Joanna C. Valente – “When You Ask Me How I Am and I Almost Tell You, I Haven’t Killed Myself Yet” (Issue 8)
Rikki Angelides – “Departures” (Issue 8)
Congrats and good luck to these poets! Issue 10 will release in November. You can find submission guidelines here.
Issue 9 is here! So excited to share ten stellar poems from Kristian Macaron, Maddie Ticknor, Ashley Steineger, and Catherine Weiss.
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Best New Poets is an annual anthology that celebrates emerging poets who have yet to publish a full-length collection. After much deliberation (and a months-long delay in the announcement due to a busy schedule), The Mantle is happy to announce our two nominees from eligible poets we published in 2018:
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Proud to release Issue 8, including eight fantastic poets:
Sara Rose Lieto
Joanna C. Valente
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Issue 7 Contributors
Terri Kirby Erickson
Nancy Byrne Iannucci
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