Interview with April Michelle Bratten, Co-founder of the Tandem Reader Awards

The Sundress Blog Sundress: First, can you tell our readers what the Tandem Reader Awards are and what you and your team hope to accomplish with this launch? April Michelle Bratten: Tandem Reader Awards are a post-publication chapbook award and a new nonprofit organization. President Rhiannon Thorne and I are passionate about chapbooks and the […]

Help Launch Tandem Reader Awards

Please visit the Tandem Reader Awards Fundraiser Donating to their campaign has some really nice—and unique—perks! Including handwritten poems signed by the author from poets Kaveh Akbar, Heather Bell, Sarah Blake, Chen Chen, Siaara Freeman, and Megan Peak. Tandem Reader Awards is a FEE-FREE post-publication award for chapbooks, where the award will be given to […]

Lyric Essentials: April Michelle Bratten reads “Songs to Joannes” parts I-V by Mina Loy

Thanks to the cool people over at Sundress Publications, I was chosen as the first guest in their new feature Lyric Essentials. Click the link below to hear me read an excerpt from Mina Loy’s poem “Song to Joannes” + an interview about some of my thoughts on her life and work.