Super excited to share that I won the Meridian Editors Prize for my poem "It's Not an Apocalypse if the Horses are Mortal." Thanks so much Meridian! Congrats to the winner in fiction, Seulmi Lee, and all the finalists.
It takes a lot of hard work, time, and patience to see a first book into being, and I'm so excited to be getting this close! Soon! Thanks, Alice James Books, and congrats to the two winners and the other finalists!
March 22nd from 7-10PM at Black Dog on the Square, 567 Industrial Drive, Tallahassee, FL. An awesome line-up of poets are participating including: Barbara Hamby, David Kirby, Jimmy Kimbrell, Josephine Yu, and many others.
This event is part of a 100 Thousand Poets for Change, 100TPC.org, initiative organized to pay tribute to the students murdered at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Jim Whiteside, of The Adroit Journal, says, "In “Eleven,” a beautiful and delicate investigation of childhood innocence, Ösel Jessica Plante writes:
…my days were stopped like crows along the highway
waiting to shop the carcass at their leisure after the engine
of travel had ceased, to be alone with that picture
of death, and to eat it in peace…"
Read the full Editor's Note here: http://www.theadroitjournal.org/issue-twenty-three-editors-note
New Poems in Tammy Journal and Zone 3