Happy pub day to Janice Lobo Sapigao's like a solid to a shadow! Janice and Nightboat fellow Snigdha Koirala celebrate the reissue of her second collection by discussing translation, documentary poetics, and the various…
Start the Presses! We hope you will join us for the 21st Annual New York City Independent Publishers Book Party at James Cohan Gallery on Thursday, May 5th from 6-8pm. Drinks will be served. This event is free and open to all!
Black Square Editions
Black Sun Lit
Hanging Loose Press
The Operating System
Ugly Duckling Presse
World Poetry Books
Location: 48 Walker Street, New York, New York 10013
Happy publication day to Tiff Dressen's Of Mineral! To celebrate, Nightboat fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Tiff about queer genealogies of San Francisco, the collapse of boundaries between the "urban" and the "wild," King…
We’re thrilled to share that Joyelle McSweeney is a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, as well as the recipient of a 2022 Arts and Letters Awards in Literature from The American Academy of Arts and Letters! These incredible opportunities follow the recent publication of her 2020 collection Toxicon and Arachne, a virtuosic book of poems written in direct engagement with lyric, grief, and catastrophe.
The Arts and Letters Awards in Literature are given to eight writers, bestowing $10,000 each and "honoring exceptional accomplishment in any genre."—The American Academy of Arts and Letters
The Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has selected "180 scientists, writers,…
Happy publication day to Sueyeun Juliette Lee's Aerial Concave Without Cloud! To celebrate, Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Juliette about the salp'uri dance form, color, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and more! This interview…
Nightboat Books is delighted to announce our new Editorial Fellowship, a program designed to support an aspiring BIPOC editor in developing a book project of their choosing for publication at Nightboat!
Over the course of the two years, the selected Fellow will become familiar with the full life cycle of a book, including developmental and conceptual editing, line editing, copy editing, permissions, design, cataloging, production, publicity, and marketing. The Fellow will receive $10,000 ($5,000 per year of the fellowship or according to the fellow's individual needs) for their work and participation in the program, as well as individualized mentorship and…
Happy publication day to Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué's Madness! To celebrate, Nightboat Fellow Snigdha Koirala speaks to Gabriel about constructing the character of Luis Montes-Torres, the slippage between fiction and biography, registers of language, and more!…
This year we received over nine hundred submissions to the annual Nightboat Poetry Prize. We are excited to announce that the Nightboat Editors have chosen four manuscripts for publication in 2023-2024!
Read more about each of the prize-winning manuscripts below.
by Kimberly Alidio
Listening and sounding a way through Tagalog and Pangasinan, literary cultures, and ambient music, Kimberly Alidio performs a kind of echolocation, indexing the position of one body in relation to others. The record of this practice is Teeter: an evocative, sprawling score singing Filipinx histories and quotidian life. Though not all in diaspora will recognize its lyrics, they will…
Announcing the Virtual Book Tour for Ultramarine by Wayne Koestenbaum!
Thursday, 2/24 at 3pm PT / 6pm ET hosted by The New School with Angelo Nikolopoulos and Mark Bibbins. RSVP here.
Thursday, 3/3 at 6pm PT / 9pm ET hosted by City Lights with Ronaldo V. Wilson. RSVP here.
Tuesday, 3/15 hosted by 192 Books with Mónica de la Torre. Details TK.
Tuesday, 4/19 to Sunday, 4/24 hosted by Hammer Museum. More details here.
Happy publication day to Wayne Koestenbaum's Ultramarine, the closing title in the acclaimed trance poem trilogy (the previous two collections include The Pink Trance Notebooks and Camp Marmalade). To celebrate this milestone Nightboat Fellow…
Today on the Nightboat blog, we're celebrating the publication of Angel Dominguez's Desgraciado (the collected letters)! Desgraciado, a project born as a response to the prompt “write a love letter to your worst enemy," is a collection of letters written to Diego de Landa, a Spanish friar who attempted to destroy the written Maya language in the Yucatán on July 12, 1562 by burning codices, eight centuries of Mayan literature. Intimate and personal, Angel's letters offer a space beyond the temporal to connect more deeply with their family, community, and kin. Take a look at some of the letters and…