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AMP at Bluestockings

January 21, 2018

Come play! On January 29 at 7 p.m., Dzanc Books and the Bluestockings Cooperative Bookstore will present an evening with Alan Michael Parker, to celebrate the publication of Christmas in July. New Yorkers, near-New Yorkers, and people who happen to be in …

A playlist for Christmas in July

January 21, 2018

Here’s a Book Notes project: AMP has prepared a playlist for Christmas in July, courtesy of the fabulous Largehearted Boy. Song the characters love, songs the writer wrote to, songs that fit the scene… starring Otis Redding, Kill v. Maim, Judy Garland, Dark …

They asked, so I answered…

December 2, 2017

Here’s a new interview with Alan Michael Parker and the editors of Superstition Review–with sympathies, especially, for those of you who get the kit shicked out of your poems in a workshop.

Called to Action

October 30, 2017

In this article on the Davidson College website, the new book by coeditors Alan Michael Parker and Rebecca Hazelton, The Manifesto Project, is loved up. Thanks to John Syme and the Davidson Communications folks for the coverage.

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 …