Andrea Abi-Karam

Post: Time Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize!

Congratulations to Etel Adnan & Sarah Riggs! Time is shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. From the announcement: “Judges Paula Meehan (Ireland), Kei Miller (Jamaica/UK), and Hoa Nguyen (Canada) each read 572 books of poetry, from 14 countries, including 37 translations. The two winners, on Tuesday, May 19, will each be awarded $65,000. The other […]

Post: An Update from Us

Dear Friends, We hope this finds you with warmth and care. We have a few updates we’d like to share. On Monday, March 30th, we collaborated with The Anchoress Syndicate on a live reading of The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions. With over 80 listeners tuning in at any given time from around the […]

Post: Illuminations Schedule

We’re excited to announce Nightboat Illuminations: a new series of intimate readings, performances, portraits, correspondences and more from our authors! Here’s the schedule for Week 1:                 Here’s week 2: Here’s week 3: Here’s week 4: Here’s week 5: Here’s week 6: Here’s week 7: Here’s week 8: […]

Post: Bhanu Kapil is a Recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize!

Congratulations to Bhanu Kapil, who is one of the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prize! Taken from the Windham Campbell website, they say: “Through transgressive, lyrical language Bhanu Kapil undoes multiple genres to excavate crucial questions of trauma, healing, immigration, and embodiment at the outskirts of performance and process.” Bhanu Kapil on being one of the […]

Post: Brian Teare wins the Four Quartets Prize!

Congratulations to Brian Teare! Selected by Cyrus Cassells, Forrest Gander, and Maureen McLane, the poem ‘Toxics Release Inventory (Essay on Man)’ from Doomstead Days is the winner of the Four Quartets Prize! The prize is $21,000. The Judges’ Citation: “With his walking-activated line and stanza breaks and his mix of personal experience, documentary materials, and political implication, […]

Post: Taking a Look Back On Our Interns, Fall 2019!

Our interns make the Nightboat world go ’round! Each Fall, Spring, and Summer we host interns who are interested in learning about the independent publishing world in a hands-on, intellectually stimulating environment deeply enmeshed in the writing scene here in our beloved New York City. We love building community and cherish the opportunity to meet […]

Post: A Message from Us

Dear Friends, We hope you are all supported during this precarious and challenging time. The Nightboat staff and interns live and work in two of the states hit hardest by COVID-19, New York and Washington. In order to reduce the chance of transmission, our team began working from home this week. But our commitment to […]

Post: A Little More Red Sun on the Human: Gillian Conoley on Her New and Selected Works

Here at Nightboat we have the pleasure of sharing with you all A Little More Red Sun on the Human, a collection of new and selected poems from Gillian Conoley. This collection features the classic and southwesterly “The Invention of Texas,” a poem originally from Some Gangster Pain with Carnegie Mellon University Press, alongside a […]