We're thrilled to announce that Samiya Bashir has won a Pushcart Prize for her poem, "Field Theories," that was published in Bettering American Poetry, Volume 2.
Bettering Books is thrilled to announce the team of co-editors who will be selecting the poems that will comprise Bettering American Poetry Volume 2:
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza
& Michael Wasson
Follow the link below to learn more about our marvelous editors. Stay tuned for more news about Bettering American Poetry 2016, and don't forget to send us your nominations for the anthology!
Did you read a poem in 2016 that blew you away? That challenged power structures, and told oppressors to fuck off? That exposed something crucial or needed? That gave you hope or solidarity? That took a baseball bat to the dumpsterfires of 2016?
We want to hear from you!
Bettering American Poetry is now accepting nominations from individuals and journals for our next anthology.
Read our nomination guidelines here. Questions? Get in touch at BetterAmericanPoetry@gmail.com.