Our poetry picks for this year’s Best of the Net!
Given Lababidi’s background as an immigrant and Muslim in Trump’s America, he passionately hopes that this book is received as a work of hope, peace, and healing for our wounded world.
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Grant Clauser, winner of the 2016 Cider Press Review Editors’ Prize, and one of our 2016 Pushcart nominees, sat down with us (digitally) to discuss his new book and what it means to him to be a good poet and a good man.
Looking back and moving forward.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus presents his nominees for the 2016 Best of the Net Awards
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus highlights some of the poems published on The Good Men Project in 2015.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus has nominated the following six poems for Sundress Press’s 2015 “Best of the Net” awards. Read and enjoy!
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus comments on erotic poetry, queer sex, and a high school controversy involving both of the above.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus bids farewell to 2014 with a representative sample of some of the fine work published in the past year.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, a new anthology of poetry that will move even the toughest of guys.
Poetry editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on what it means to be gay, a poet, and an editor, and what all this means in terms of the Good Men Project’s mission.
The New Yorker’s loss is The Good Men Project’s gain! Send us your rejected poems!
To kick off National Poetry Month, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry’s role in “the unacknowledged world” and invites all readers to consider their own “moments of being.”
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Brock Guthrie’s forthcoming debut poetry book Contemplative Man, a “blunt and evocative” offering from Sibling Rivalry Press.
In response to the execution of Iranian poet and activist Hashem Shaabani, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reflects on privilege, writing, and poetry’s function as a tool of social change.