The online poetry journal Beltway Poetry Quarterly has a new issue online and ready for your attention and admiration, found right here.
The Forebears Issue includes essays that celebrate individuals and locations important to their writing:
a photo essay on DC AUTHORS' HOUSES by Kim Roberts and Dan Vera
Taquiena Boston and Vera J. Katz on OWEN DODSON
M.A. Schaffner on AMBROSE BIERCE
Grace Cavalieri on ANN DARR
Olivia Barbee on GWENDOLYN BENNETT
Kathi Morrison-Taylor on JOAQUIN MILLER
Myra Sklarew on LEON-GONTRAN DAMAS
Merrill Leffler on GABRIELLE EDGCOMB
Elisavietta Ritchie on JOHN PAUKER
Mark Opsasnick on JIM MORRISON and BEAT COFFEEHOUSES
This issue is the third in a series documenting the rich literary history of Washington, DC.
Call for submissions:
Additionally, Beltway is happy to announce that Maureen Thorson has agreed to co-edit a new themed issue of the journal, on the subject of museums. We invite poems on the theme from any poets currently living in DC, MD, VA, WV, or DE, and will be reading entries throughout the month of August. Full guidelines can be found here.