A provocative art exhibit forces attendees to confront race. A courageous new book introduces readers to an Italian American poet's family. A journal is looking for work from both undiscovered and established writers. Read these and more in this issue of The Hourglass Flow.
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Ceremonies of Dark Men CoDM

Punctuated by five public banners/billboards posted on the exterior of buildings throughout the city of Washington DC, these interactive displays tell their own stories through images, signs and text while encouraging discourse on the subject of the Black Male Image. Learn more

New Book by Grace Cavalieri

According to Max Ochs: "These are poems so full of tendermess, so intimate in a way that only happens inside families, yet the poet never relinquishes her humor or her cool. Courage steels her willing ness to remain vulnerable at any cost and we are the richer for it. I love the feminine sound of her lyric narrative." Learn more


Spry Journal's Submission Call

Spry Literary Journal features undiscovered and established writers' concise, experimental, hybrid, modern, vintage or just-plain-vulnerable writing. It's a journal for people who excel at taking risks, who thrive under pressure--for people whose words and rhythms are spry. We are currently open for submissions for our fifth issue. Learn more


Roxane Gay on writing

"Writing, at its best and truest," according to Roxane Gay, "can offer solace and salvation for both readers and writers." 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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