Poets! Consider contributing to Image Poem Iraq, a compelling collection of photographs and ekphrastic poems. The book is edited by photographer Joel Preston Smith and poet Mary Bast. You can find the full guidelines on the website. Submissions accepted through November 30, 2013.
Earlier this summer, I wrote and submitted a poem for the project. Want to hear it? Come to this month’s Verse in Person event at the NW public library, Monday, September 23rd, at 6:00 pm. There will be an open mic followed by featured poets reading their work on this month’s theme: food.