Jhumpa Lahiri had requested no photographs, so you will just have to imagine the scene last night: Two lovely, intense women, both with long dark hair and wearing skirts and boots, seated side-by-side in comfortable armchairs in the front of the beautiful old sanctuary of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Minneapolis, a wooden table between them, set with mugs of water. A table lamp cast a warm glow.
phati’tude contributor Tony Medina, a two-time winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People for DeShawn Days (2001) and I and I, Bob Marley (2009), has published his seventh collection of poetry, Onions of War (Third World Press).
Find out more about phati’tude contributor Richard Vargas, the publisher and editor of The Más Tequila Review (TMTR) an independently owned small press poetry review, and his quest to promote relatively unknown yet exceptional poets!
phati’tude Literary Magazine, is pleased to announce its fall issue, AWAKENINGS: BRIDGING THE CULTURAL DIVIDE Remembering September 11th. The deadline is August 12, 2011 and the publication date will be September 11, 2011.
phati’tude Literary Magazine is proud to announce the release of CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH LITERATURE: From the Harlem Renaissance to Today. This double-issue (246 pages!) will cost $20 and will be available for sale on amazon.com on May 6, 2011.
phati’tude Literary Magazine’s SUMMER 1960s SPECIAL takes a look at the 1960s through the lens of today’s art, culture and politics. We want writers to share their stories from the 1960s or how they equate to contemporary experiences.
Christopher Higgs of HTMLGIANT interviews publisher and multi-genre writer Debra Di Blasi.
Getting the world to acknowledge that comic books can be serious literature is an uphill battle. But there’s one group of people that makes it especially difficult, a group that has a significant influence on this issue.
Poet Yannis Livadas, author o seven poetry collections, is interviewed by Gary Cummiskey of The Dye Hard Interviews about his recent book, Ati: Scattered Poems 2001-2009.