Past Contributors’ New Books/Awards

Ivy Alvarez lands her first TV role! She will appear in a co-starring role on episode 8 of Head High Season 2, which will air on kiwi screens later this year.

Douglas Cole published his first novel, The White Field, in 2020.

Joe Cottonwood‘s newest poetry collection, Random Saints, was released in 2020.

Melissa Eleftherion Carr has been appointed Poet Laureate of Ukiah, 2021-2023!

Antonio López has been elected Councilmember of East Palo Alto in 2020. His debut poetry collection, Gentefication, will be released by Four Way Books in the fall.

Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum‘s poetry collection, Visiting Hours, won the 2021 Human Relations Book Award.

Jacki Rigoni has released her debut poetry collection, Seven Skirts.

Ron Riekki won a 2020 Pushcart Prize.

Murzban F. Shroff‘s novel, Third Eye Rising, is one of Esquire‘s 31 Best Books of 2021!

Michael Simms released his most recent poetry collection, American Ash, in 2020.

Eileen R. Tabios released her first novel, DoveLion, and her first book in French translation, La Vie érotique de l’artin, in 2021.

Maw Shein Win‘s newest poetry collection, Storage Unit for the Spirit House, was longlisted for the PEN America 2021 Open Book Award!

Tamiko Beyer has released a new poetry collection, Last Days.

Jenny Qi‘s debut poetry collection, Focal Point, is forthcoming in the fall.

Ina Cariño is winner of the 2021 Alice James Award and 2021 92Y Discovery Poetry Prize!

Tongo Eisen-Martin has been appointed as the new San Francisco Poet Laureate.

Indigo Moor has released his new poetry collection, Everybody’s Jonesin’ for Something.

Dena Rod just released their debut poetry collection, Scattered Arils!

Esteban Rodriguez has released his poetry collection, The Valley.

Josiah Luis Alderete‘s debut poetry collection, Baby Axolotls y Old Pochos, has been released.

Glenis Redmond’s latest book, The Listening Skin, will be published by Four Way Books in 2022. In 2020 Glenis received South Carolina’s highest award, The Governor’s Award for the Arts.

devorah major‘s new poetry collection, Califia’s Daughter, was released in 2020.

Angelique Zobitz‘s book, Love Letters to the Revolution, was released in 2020.

Catch Bethlehem in a series of live shows this summer!

Tynea Smith is anthologized in PHILLY JAWNS: For Women Revisited, released in February 2021.

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