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If These Covers Could Talk #3


In If These Covers Could Talk, poets interview the visual artists whose works grace their book covers. The result is an engaging discussion of process, vision, and projects. This series is a celebration of collaboration—here, we champion the fruitful conversations taking place both on and behind the cover.
This month, poet Antonio de Jesús Lopez spoke to artist Anthony Solorzano about the cover of Gentefication (Four Way Books, 2021).




“lately I no longer want to know the lineage of this body, its cruel / names, its lonely machine,”

Curated Deadlines

Deadlines: April & May


Every middle of the month: new deadlines, new contests, and new opportunities for your work to find its audience. Here is a roundup of submission opportunities with deadlines in April or May, including Palette’s Emerging Poet Prize, the Ghost Peach Press Prize, and Frontier’s Chapbook Contest, as well as other submission opportunities.