March 22, 2019

Here’s a new poem by Alan Michael Parker, “When I Am a Hummingbird,” courtesy of the Academy of American Poets’ “Poem-a-Day” program, and editor for February Clint Smith.


March 17, 2019

Alan Michael Parker’s first collection of poems, Days Like Prose, has been reissued by WordFarm Press. First published in 1997, the new edition includes an introduction by the poet.

“Virtual Villanelle” wins

March 8, 2019

AMP’s poem, “Virtual Villanelle,” won the Joanna Catherine Scott Award, a contest judged by Marjory Wentworth, Poet Laureate of South Carolina. The competition is sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry Society, and the award includes publication in their journal as …

“Ornithology” flies…

March 5, 2019

Here’s a new Alan Michael Parker poem, “Ornithology,” in the Michigan Quarterly Review. With thanks to Khaled Mattawa for publishing the work.

New AMP poems

November 4, 2018

Look for new poems by Alan Michael Parker in forthcoming issues of American Poetry Review, The James Dickey Review, Manoa, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review. Most if not all of these works will be included in The Age of Discovery, AMP’s ninth collection of …

AMP in the Bechtler

October 1, 2018

… and a poet who gets to stand in front of a REALLY BIG WALL on which his poem has been mounted. Thanks to the Bechtler Museum, and curator Jen Sudul Edwards.

A generous review!

May 31, 2018

A generous review of Christmas in July… “the action of this book shows Parker’s genius for subtlety,” says Amanda Moger Rettig in The Colorado Review.