Here are two new flash fictions, courtesy of the lovely people at DIAGRAM: “That Italy Thing” & “The Past or the Future.” How can we not love this magazine? The question’s moot — because we love DIAGRAM.
AMP’s poem, “Feti’s Border Crossing,” a new Bingo card, has been published by the Academy of American Poets in their “Poem-a-Day” series, along with an audio performance. Guest-curated by poet Cynthia Hogue in September of 2022, the poems published each …
AMP has been awarded the Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry, for six poems published in VQR in an annual year (2021). The award, selected by the staff of the journal, comes with a $1000 award. The poems published are …
“How Phil Imagines the Afterlife” is a flash published by The Lincoln Review (Lincoln, UK). Maybe you’ll like it. (Sure you will.)
They’re poems, they’re Bingo cards, they’re wild, you’ll like them. Try thishttps://www.vqronline.org/people/alan-michael-parker: six of AMP’s poems in Virginia Quarterly Review.
Here’s a new flash — news flash! — a story by Alan Michael Parker in Fiction Kitchen Berlin, “Meeting Someone Once for Five Seconds.”
Here’s an interview with Interlocutor, and the brainy brain Isabelle Sakelaris, on The Age of Discovery, the evils of ekphrasis, rowing, novel-brain, and the delusions of the patriarchy. Oh, and poems.
Sponsored by the National Book Foundation, the National Book Award is one of the two most prestigious annual awards for a book by an American writer. Alan Michael Parker will participate as a judge for fiction in the 2021 award …
Here’s a reading AMP did with the fab poet Laura Cronk in the KGB Monday Night Poetry Series, on January 25, 2021. Such a collection of poets and readers and brains–check it out.
Here’s David Epstein writing in Heavy Feather Review on AMP’s new book of poems, The Age of Discovery. May all of the poets be so carefully and thoughtfully reviewed.
Here’s Jamie O’Halloran writing on The Age of Discovery: “The deeper I read this collection, the deeper I wanted to go.” Read the full review on Lit Pub.
Here’s a new story by Alan Michael Parker, entitled =, courtesy of LITRO’s “Friday Flash” series. With thanks to the kindness of editors who care, and the work being done by art-brains in this time of horror and hope.
Alan Michael Parker’s flash fiction, “Unemployment Benefits,” has won the Lunate 500 contest. A new literary journal based in the UK, Lunate publishes terrific writing by a broad selection of international authors. The award comes with a cash prize, and AMP will …
Here are two new flash fictions by AMP, in the New Flash Fiction Review, from their themed issue, “Disneyland is Closed.” Both stories are from the super-duper secret project he’s writing, i = i – 1. Shhhh….
With thanks to Cynthia Newberry Martin for the invitation and the smart edits, here’s a little essay by Alan Michael Parker on the writing process in the “How We Spend Our Day “series. With pictures! Words and pictures!
Alan Michael Parker’s flash fiction, “Independent Survey,” took Third Place in Lunate magazine’s Lunate 500 competition. Here’s the story, and the remarks of the judge, Helen McClory. (Congratulations to the First and Second Place winners, Rosie Garland and Lance Mason.)
Here’s “Psalm,” AMP’s poem that won the 2019 Randall Jarrell Poetry Prize from the North Carolina Writers Network. With thanks to storySouth and with gratitude to the late, great poet Yehuda Amichai, who’s quoted in this poem and whose presence …
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.
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.
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 …