I Know You Know marks the first reunion (on paper) of Crinnin and Temes since the poets studied under Milton Kessler at Binghamton University in the 80s. Designed to be read inward from either cover, the book is a collision of poetry spanning the full length of these poets’ storied careers, which saw them take up teaching and writing positions on opposite sides of the country.
Foundlings Press is pleased to announce the release of Porch Watch, a chapbook of poetry by Ansie Baird.
Baird will read from Porch Watch on May 9, 2019, at Just Buffalo Literary Center, 468 Washington St. #2, Buffalo, N.Y., 14203. The reception starts at 7pm. Beer, wine, and snacks will be provided, and copies of the book will be on sale.
Foundlings Press is pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Wallace Award: Nicholas Molbert.
His chapbook, Goodness Gracious, will be released in spring 2019.
About Nicholas Molbert
Nicholas Molbert lives and writes in Central Illinois as an MFA candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently serves as Ninth Letter’s assistant poetry editor. His poetry and nonfiction have been published in or is forthcoming from American Literary Review, Fjords Review, Foothill Journal, and Missouri Review Online among others.
About Foundlings Press and the Wallace Award
Foundlings Press is a literary publisher devoted to presenting, in print, the best writing. While the core of the Foundlings Press title list will always be devoted to contemporary poetry, the press also actively seeks and regularly publishes exceptional nonfiction, journalism, memoir, literary criticism, visual material, lyrics, and hybrid prose and verse works that defy categorization.
Foundlings Press began accepting submissions for its first chapbook competition in fall 2017, and released the winning title, Lytton Smith’s My Radar Data Knows Its Thing, designed by guest book artist Stephen Fitzmaurice, in March 2018. Later that summer the press rededicated its annual contest in honor of Wallace “Wally” Canham, Art Director Darren Canham’s canine companion and the Foundlings mascot.
On Saturday, September 15, Foundlings will present a lineup of visiting and local poets in the Cantina @ Duende (Silo City’s indoor/outdoor bar): Amber Nelson (Seattle), Jen Ashburn (Pittsburgh), Jason Irwin (Pittsburgh), and Noah Falck (Buffalo). The event is free and open to the public, with an offering of drinks and light fare, books on sale, and a large yard, all under the most iconic and inspiring features of the Buffalo skyline. We invite friends to swing by anytime in the evening, but you can expect the poetry around 7.