February, 2014

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Finders Keepers: Nothing to Worry About

Ever find yourself worrying about poetic productivity? What if all those hours squandered on [insert inane activity here] had been dedicated to poetry? Well, there’s no sense dwelling on the past. What can we do to change the future? The answer is, “everything.”

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Finders Keepers: Erasurefest

If you enjoy a challenge, this one is for you! Silver Birch Press recently issued a call for submissions for an anthology of themed erasure poetry. Grab your favorite book or books, and get cracking on erasure poetry…

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Meet FPR at AWP!

The 2014 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference and book fair are almost here! Found Poetry Review editors and featured authors will be participating in two AWP-related events.

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Book Review: Lost and

Typically, work of “found” poetry that finds its way into the Found Poetry Review is predicated on a writer scouring a text to see what poems may lie hidden or even those that may be forced into being. Whether or not a particular piece is successful hinges on how the new work produced is reframed or reconstituted. What happens when, instead of a poet finding a poem, the poem finds the poet?