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.
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.
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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Issue 7 Contributors
Terri Kirby Erickson
Nancy Byrne Iannucci
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November 2018 (Issue 6) includes poems from:
Ariana D. Den Bleyker
Donora and Andrew Rihn
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It has been one year since the release of our first issue! Happy to rein in our second year of The Mantle with eight excellent poets. Click the cover below to read!
Issue 5 contributors:
Virginia Bach Folger
Our next issue arrives in November. Submit today!
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.