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Anselm Berrigan’s “Sure Shot”

10 Jul

Music by Edmund Berrigan
Poetry by Anselm Berrigan

“The Present Moment” by Mark A. Murphy

3 Jan

“The Present Moment” is a fresh poem from UK poet Mark A. Murphy.



Mark A. Murphy was born in the UK in 1969. He studied philosophy as an under-graduate and poetry as a post-graduate. Mark has two chapbooks published, Tin Cat Alley (Spout Publications) and Our Little Bit Of Immortality (Erbacce Press). His first full length collection, Night Watch Man & Muse is due out in 2013 from Salmon Poetry (Eire). Mark’s poems have been published in over 100 magazines and journals world wide.

28 Degrees, a new film by Gulay Isik

2 Jan

It was a cold December night, when some crazy poets decided to do a reading on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Featuring Aimee Herman, Anne Waldman, Eric Alter, John Casquarelli, Kyle De Ocera, Alicia Berbenick, Tony Iantosca, Jamey Jones and Mary Walker.

This is 28 Degrees

Overpass Books presents…

2 Jan

…the expansion of its digital presence with bytheoverpass, a literary website updated with fresh content blending poetry, prose, art and multimedia projects into one comprehensive catalog showcasing the inclusive mindset of Overpass Books and its dedication to small, interesting projects that evoke creativity and expand the boundaries of literature. We’re asking you, members of the literary community here in and beyond New York, to submit pieces of poetry and short prose, as well as multimedia projects, to bytheoverpass.

bytheoverpass will provide its readers with a daily, digestible chunk of literature and a place where you can go to learn about upcoming readings, book fairs, releases and featuring both the new faces and established old hands who make up the Overpass community.

Please submit all work with a bio of about 100-200 words to:

Please submit written work as a .doc or .docx file.
visual art as a .jpeg (300 dpi resolution or better)
and any videos as a .mpeg, .avi or .mov files.

What we’re looking for:

  • Poems
  • Prose (Fiction and Non-Fiction both welcome, but please, try to keep your submissions to 2500 words or less)
  • Visual Art (photography, painting, comic strips, visual narratives, line drawings, landscapes, anything bad ass)
  • Videos (recordings of readings and performances or multimedia art projects that blend literature and video)
  • Upcoming events and happenings
  • Anything that destroys the barriers of genre