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Poems to come!

August 10, 2017

Look for new Alan Michael Parker poems in American Poetry Review and Barrow Street, among other journals.

“Best Book of 2016”

July 1, 2017

The Ladder has been awarded the Brockman-Campbell Book Award for the best book of 2016 in the state of North Carolina by the NC Poetry Society. Illustrious previous winners include A.R. Ammons, Fred Chappell, and Kathryn Stripling Byer. It’s an honor!

On ZERO K, writes AMP

March 24, 2017

Here’s AMP’s latest review of Don Delillo’s latest novel, Zero K, with all sorts of humbled bowing to the greatness of the greatest, and gratitude for a life that lets a person read such books (and talk about them in public. And …

Piccolo Spoleto is going to rock!

March 3, 2017

Tuesday, May 30… you’ll need to be in Charleston, S.C., with the cool kids. That’s where AMP will be, in the beautiful outdoor courtyard of the historic Dock Street Theatre on Church Street, at 6:30 p.m. on the opening night of …

AMP at UCONN

March 3, 2017

Here’s a link to a story on AMP’s reading at UCONN. With thanks to Bruce Cohen–and Ben Grossberg at the U of Hartford too–for hosting.

AMP with a Top Ten Post of 2016

January 2, 2017

The Best American Poetry blog had named Alan Michael Parker’s “Bad Workshops” one of its top-10 blog posts of 2016, as determined by readers. Check out the cheeky little article here.

Georgetown U, here I come

January 2, 2017

Heading out to Georgetown University on February 1? So am I! Let’s meet at 3:30 in the McGhee Library of the ICC Building at 3:30 for a poetry reading. I’ll read–you can just sit right back and enjoy the words and their …