This week we welcome Amanda Smeltz as our guest blogger. Amanda is the author of Imperial Bender, her debut full-length collection (Typecast 2013). She is the assistant poetry editor of Forklift, Ohio. Find her living and working in Brooklyn, NY.
Catch Amanda tomorrow night (10/14/2013) when she reads, along with Jennifer Michael Hecht, at KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, NY, NY 7:30 PM, Free.
In other news . . .
Support continues to grow for Sandra Simond's open letter to the Poetry Foundation calling for a greater financial commitment to poets in need. You can read more here.