Tag Archives: writing
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Publishing Executive at Amazon to Depart

28 Oct

Publishing Executive at Amazon to Depart

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“team burnout” by tony iantosca is out!

27 Oct

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Call for submissions

23 Oct

Call for submissions

Submit your poems, fiction, visual art, videos, and more to our blog!

Check out our submission guidelines for more information.

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Anselm Berrigan’s “Sure Shot”

10 Jul

Music by Edmund Berrigan
Poetry by Anselm Berrigan

Sure Shot is officially bangin’!

27 Jun

Sure Shot

Last night was the release party for Sure Shot by Anselm Berrigan.

The rain held up, and the evening was full of poetry and song.

Thank you to all who attended to make it a special night for Anselm Berrigan and Overpass Books.

Sure Shot is available for purchase on the Catalog page.

Enter a New Domain

29 Apr

We are now back and better than ever. Our server sucked the life out of our domain name, so we now enter the .org

http://www.overpassbooks.org

Send your poems and fiction– check the SUBMISSIONS tab for more deets!

– OVRPS

Three Poems by Michael Newton

21 Mar

Spring is in the cold air, lurking in the crypt of the winds…  out of the gust comes these three poems by Michael Newton

 

 

Michael Newton is a poet and a performance artist living in Brooklyn. He graduated from Bard College. In the past he has worked as a knife salesman, handyman, dishwasher, stage manager, journalist and tutor. He is currently an editorial apprentice at Ugly Duckling Presse and his work has appeared in the magazines Death and Life of American Cities and Poems by Sunday.  He has performed at REHEARSAL, the New Museum, and AUNTS. He is part of the collective Panoply Performance Laboratory.  He believes that the Russian Baths on 10th St. is the best place in New York.

Two Poems by Jacob Martin

13 Mar

Two poems — “Out There For A Whole Different Reason” & “Joshua Tree” —  from Jacob Martin

 

 

Jacob Martin’s work has previously appeared in Mad Poets’ ReviewLA MiscellanyThe Boiler, and is forthcoming in The Smoking Poet. These two poems are from a full-length collection, Probate.

“Gypsy Lady” by Lorraine Sweger-Perez

11 Mar

The piece “Gypsy Lady” by Lorraine Sweger takes you to the moment…

 

Lorraine Sweger-Perez lives in Queens New York. Her debut publication, “Gypsy Lady,” is a piece from her current series of short creative nonfiction stories. It is a result of her determination to get out of the apartment, and observe city life.  She was born in New York but grew up in Colorado and returned home twelve years ago. She is currently enrolled at LaGuardia Community College and will graduate with a Creative Writing degree in fall of 2013. After graduation, she plans to attend Brooklyn College where she will work on her BFA in creative writing.

“Holding Hands for Six Blocks of Broken Concrete Before…” by Jake Matkov

7 Mar

…one step closer to the weekend… until then, enjoy the poem “Holding Hands for Six Blocks of Broken Concrete Before…” by Jake Matkov

 

Jake Matkov received a scholarship to the first grade. He was cast in Annie Get Your Gun as the Gun and has had nightmares ever since. He grew up in the Middle of Nowhere, attended undergrad on the Outskirts of There before actually moving Somewhere. Now, he lives in Brooklyn where he is working towards an MA in Comparative Literature and teaching English Composition both at Long Island University (Brooklyn campus). He says hi.