Anthony Opal in Five Quarterly and with Couplets on Tumblr

Five Quarterly is an interesting project of a magazine: for each issue, five new guest editors select five poems and five stories, each from a separate writer. Anthony Opal, whose work appeared in Meridian 28, has the poem “Sonnet” in the Fall 2013 issue of Five. It features musings prompted by a “crazy squirrel.” Doesn’t that pique your interest? … More Anthony Opal in Five Quarterly and with Couplets on Tumblr

Christopher Kondrich’s Debut Collection and a Poem in Guernica

Former Meridian contributor Christopher Kondrich had his first poetry collection, Contrapuntal, published by Parlor Press this year, and in taking a look at the his recent output–including his work we recently highlighted in Sixth Finch—I discovered he had a rather heartbreaking poem in Guernica back in April, which you can read online. The poem is called “Cages” and the Guernica website includes … More Christopher Kondrich’s Debut Collection and a Poem in Guernica

Find Our Writers in Gulf Coast Winter/Spring 2014

When I pulled the latest Gulf Coast from my mailbox, I was struck by its deeply unsettling cover, which features a still from Mary Reid Kelley‘s short film, The Syphilis of Sisyphus, which she made with Patrick Kelley. Another image from the film appears on the back cover, with others in an art insert. The New York Times has referred to Kelley as … More Find Our Writers in Gulf Coast Winter/Spring 2014

Four(!) Meridian Poets in the Latest Greensboro Review

Greensboro Review No. 94 just arrived in the Meridian mailbox, and it features work by multiple Meridian poets, including a poem called “October Mud” from Doug Ramspeck, whose “Untitled Love” appeared in Meridian 29. You can (re)read “Untitled Love” on our website (“Or say we made ashes of this bed…”). Greensboro‘s pages also include the poem “Dido in Winter” by … More Four(!) Meridian Poets in the Latest Greensboro Review

Sixth Finch Smorgasbord of Meridian Poetry Contributors

Did you read the Summer 2013 issue of Sixth Finch? I was just taking a look at it, and that one issue includes work by three recent Meridian poets! It’s a profusion of Meridian writers, a cornucopia, a veritable smorgasbord! (Hyperbole downgrading now…) Megan Pugh, Kyle McCord, and Christopher Kondrich all have poems in the latest Sixth Finch, and you can … More Sixth Finch Smorgasbord of Meridian Poetry Contributors

Poetry by Brittany Cavallaro and Adam Day in Salt Hill

We’re big fans of the journal Salt Hill here at Meridian. We featured two wonderfully weird poems, “Coyote Takes Water” and “Coyote Takes Fire,” by Salt Hill editor David Wojciechowski in our Winter 2013 issue, and now the latest issue of Salt Hill includes work by two of our favorite Meridian contributors. Brittany Cavallaro’s poems appeared in issues 26 and 29 of Meridian, while … More Poetry by Brittany Cavallaro and Adam Day in Salt Hill