The politics of my poetry is the act of making the poems in my own nature.Read More
-Terrell Jamal Terry
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!
I use poetry to present multiple identities and to allow those identities to perform against the restrictions I feel in my actual life. I perform a freedom of gender.Read More
-Kenyatta JP Garcia
Write until you reach the edge of something, whether it’s the world, the community you live in, or your skin.
I feel this urgency to write a world that is briefly better than the one we’re living. And that requires a relationship to consistent and small beauty.Read More