Interview with Kathi Wolfe

Jacket2 magazine recently interviewed Kathi Wolfe, author of the forthcoming BrickHouse Books release Love and KumquatsRead the full interview here.

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REMINDER: Chelsea Creek Release Party Tomorrow!

It’s not too late to RSVP for the Chelsea Creek release party with Linda Quinlan, winner of the inaugural Wicked Woman Book Prize!

Join us tomorrow at noon at the Arts Club of Washington for a reading from Chelsea Creek, followed by a luncheon. The event is open to the public. The reading is free, but the luncheon requires tickets.

We’ll see you there!

Wicked Woman Book Prize – Competition Open Soon!

Get your wicked poetry manuscripts ready!  The second annual Wicked Woman Book Prize competition will open for submissions on September 3, 2019, and close on January 3, 2020.  Esteemed poet Katherine E. Young is this year’s judge.  Winners receive $250 and publication of their submitted manuscript by BrickHouse Books.

The entry fee is $10, and submissions can be sent via Submittable.  We offer a mail-in option for accessibility, as we know not all websites are universally designed.

For more information on submission guidelines, the Wicked Woman theme, this year’s judge, and competitions past, please visit our Wicked Woman Book Prize page.

And don’t forget to join us on September 12 for the Chelsea Creek release party at the Arts Club of Washington!  Chelsea Creek by Linda Quinlan was the inaugural winner of the Wicked Woman Book Prize.

 

The Rainbow Times Features Linda Quinlan

Cover: Chelsea Creek by Linda Quinlan

The Rainbow Times featured Linda Quinlan for her achievement as winner of the inaugural Wicked Woman Contest.  The Boston-based newspaper was founded in 2006 and has a massive monthly readership of 75,000.

Congratulations, Linda!

Linda’s winning work, Chelsea Creek, will be released this fall with an official release party on September 12th at the Arts Club of Washington.

Carrie Conners Reads at Climate-Inspired Event

Carrie Conners reads climate-inspired work at the Dear Ocean event in Brooklyn, New York on August 23, 2019.

Carrie Conners reads climate-inspired work at the Dear Ocean event in Brooklyn, New York on August 23, 2019. (Photo: Carrie Conners)

Carrie Conners, author of Luscious Struggle, was featured in the Dear Ocean reading series, a climate-inspired event presented by the Human Impacts Institute in Brooklyn, New York.  Carrie was among a line-up of poets and creators, including Bailey Alejandro Cohen-Vera, Layne Glasgow, I. S. Jones, Monica Lewis, and Mingpei Li.  The evening was hosted by the Human Impacts Institute Artist-in-Residence Kwame Opoku-Duku and the Unbnd Collective.

Stay tuned for more readings and events with Carrie through the new year, and an upcoming interview with Carrie from Dichtung Yammer!

Upcoming Stonewall Release: Kathi Wolfe

BrickHouse Books is pleased to announce the upcoming fall release of Love and Kumquats: New and Selected Poems from 2014 Stonewall Prize winner, Kathi Wolfe.

Stonewall is an imprint of BHB that uplifts and amplifies the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. The name honors the history of the Stonewall Uprising, a turning point in the LGBTQIA+ civil rights movement. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary. You can read more about the Stonewall Uprising in this New York Times article.

Wicked Woman Release Event: Linda Quinlan

Brickhouse Books is proud to present Linda Quinlan, whose manuscript Chelsea Creek won the Wicked Woman Book Prize. Linda will receive her prize and read from her work at a luncheon at the Arts Club of Washington on September 12, 2019. The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required at www.artsclubofwashington.org/events.

Linda Quinlan has been published in numerous literary journals, some of which include Pudding, New Orleans Review, Sinister Wisdom, and the North Carolina Literary Review. She was Poet of the Year in Wisconsin and had a play entitled When I Go to Sleep performed at the Players Theater in Waitsfield, Vermont. She lives with her partner in Montpelier, Vermont.