This Hourglass Flow is the Art Appreciation Issue. Check out submission calls, new film, artists you should know and more!
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Art Appreciation Month

Everyone’s got their list of favorites – favorite movies, books, restaurants, etc. Inevitably, someone gets left off those lists. This is an on-going list I’m building. In honor of this wonderful commemorative month, I’m highlighting artists I’ve profiled on my blog. Learn more

The Poet and The Poem

Grace Cavalieri's series includes new interviews with Abdul Ali and Le Hinton. Ali is the author of Trouble Sleeping, which won the 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize. Hinton is the author of five poetry collection including, most recently, The Language of Moisture and Light (Iris G. Press, 2014). Learn more


Submission Call for Fjords' Black Issue

My Cave Canem brethren Geffrey Davis is guest editing for Fjords' Black American edition. Davis is author of the A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize winning-collection, Revising the Storm (BOA Editions, 2014). Learn more

The Rewards of Mentoring

In her post for the Stonecoast Faculty Blog, Jeanne Marie Beaumont is proud of the MFA program alums' achievements. So much so that she includes a list of alums' books and chapbooks. "Keep me informed about your activities," she wrote in an email to her alums. "I mean it; it keeps me going." Learn more

More Than Meets the Eye

Costumes. Casting. Lighting. Editing. Music. Set design. It all happens behind-the-scenes. On August 20, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement (AFFRM) is going behind the camera to give their AFFRM Rebels an exclusive opportunity to talk with behind-the-scenes film folks who help make beautiful images. Not a Rebel? Take action + join at Learn more

Writing Prompt

Tapped out of ideas? Your inspiration well so dry that it's cracking? Well, The Writer magazine has a prompt: "Eat This." Learn more

Got Any Art-Related News?

Maybe you have a new book you want help promoting. Or there's a cool art project you want highlighted. The Hourglass Flow is happy to help spread the word. Contact me with your art news.

Poetry Special Sale!

There are about 120 poems between Derrick Weston Brown's Wisdom Teeth and my DRIFT. Get them for a grand bargain of 17 cents a poem. Learn More
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