Big thanks to the editors of Cherry Tree for taking two of my poems. “After All” and “That was Me” will appear in their next issue, due out in 2019. These poems are part of a new book manuscript I'm working on, which explores a teenage boy’s experiences in a time of war and just after.
This is a happy reunion for me. Two other poems from this project were first published in Cherry Tree #3. In fact, you can hear me read them on Cherry Tree's audio page, The Stump.
I’m excited to have a poem, "Respair," accepted for publication in The Bennington Review. This will be my second appearance there since the journal re-launched. Big thanks to editor Michael Dumanis for this journal I enjoy reading and am honored to appear in.
I'm thrilled to share the news that Dear Almost has been named the winner of the Lascaux Prize for Collected Poetry. This award is given to the best poetry book published in the past two years, as selected by the editors of the Lascaux Review.
I'm grateful for this recognition for my work--and proud to be in the company of the amazing finalists for the prize.
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Big news here: my next book of poems, The Grace of Distance, will be published by Louisiana State University Press in Fall 2019.
I’m thrilled to be working again with Ava Leavell Haymon, editor of LSU’s Barataria Poetry Series, and all the kind, talented people at LSU Press.
I'm excited to have two poems featured in the July issue of New Limestone Review. Thanks so much to the editors for publishing "They" and “The Boot,” two poems from my new book project.
Poems from this manuscript are also forthcoming in Cave Wall, Field and Poetry Northwest.
I’m now sharing photo updates on Instagram, including the occasional new poem, publishing updates, happy snaps from the garden (and the Garden State), and more. Follow @thorburnpoet to see them.
Thanks so much to the editors of Cave Wall for accepting four poems for their upcoming issue. "A Little," "Disappear," "Once" and "The Stag" are all part of a new project I’m working on—a book-length sequence about a teenage boy’s experiences in a time of war and just after.
I’m honored to appear in these pages again. Cave Wall has long been one of my favorite journals to read.
Thanks so much to the editors of DASH for picking up a poem from the new project I’m working on. “After the Bomb” will appear in their next issue, scheduled for May.
Big thanks to the editors of Field for taking two poems from my new project. “Each Night We Wandered” and “Until You Never” will appear in an upcoming issue. I’ve been a fan of this journal for years, so I’m especially thrilled to have my work appear in its pages.