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.
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:
Click their names to read the nominated poems!
These were not easy to narrow down, but The Mantle is honored to announce our six poems nominated for the Pushcart Prize:
Alicia Hoffman – History Suggests This Is Only the Beginning (Issue #3, February 2018)
Amy Poague – The Time Inside Our Bodies Keeps Us Young (Issue #4, May 2018)
Julia Norton – Don’t Bring This One to Adam (Issue #5, August 2018)
Hunter Lewinski – Usufruct (Issue #5, August 2018)
Gregory Kimbrell – [Utility] SA (Issue #6, November 2018)
Ben Kline – Boy in Repetition (Issue #6, November 2018)
Congrats! Hoping for good news for these poets.
Submissions for Issue 7 are open!
The Mantle is pleased to announce these six poems from our first four issues as our nominations for the 2018 Sundress Publications “Best of the Net” Anthology:
Nina Sudhakar – Self-Portrait as Cathedral (Issue 1)
Bryanna Licciardi – Fish Love (Issue 2)
Eleonor Botoman – The Diorama (Issue 3)
Layne Ransom – What We Can Bear (Issue 3)
Fayce Hammond – One Genealogy for De/Colonization (Issue 3)
Hedy Habra – Or What Does a Tree Know About Aging? (Issue 4)
Congrats and good luck to these poets! Issue 5 releases on Wednesday, August 1st. You can find submission guidelines here.
Proud to present our nominations for Volume 3 of Bettering American Poetry (content from Issues 1 and 2 are eligible):
Nina Sudhakar – “Self-Portrait as Cathedral” (Issue 1)
Bryanna Licciardi – “Fish Love” (Issue 2)
Keshia Mcclantoc – “nature vs. nurture” (Issue 2)
These poems are worth the read! Congratulations to the nominees and best of luck going forward in the process.
(We read submissions for Issue 4 through April 7th. Read the guidelines here!)