journal of poetry
POOL WILL BECOME
AN ONLINE JOURNAL
IN THE NEW YEAR
No submissions will be accepted by POOL
until after January 2009
we will no longer be accepting mail submissions.)
Check back in
for the new POOL and
the new submission policies.
A pool shines
Like a bracelet
Shaken in a dance.
-- Wallace Stevens
a national journal published annually in Los Angeles, featuring
fresh and unexpected poetry. Each issue carries cutting-edge
work by both established and new poets as well as reviews and an
interview with a prominent poet.
Congratulations to these
poets whose poems published in POOL have been chosen
by Heather McHugh
for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2007:
Julie Carr, "marriage",
Mark Halliday, "Best Am Po", JoanneMackowski, When I was a dinasaur",
Campbell McGrath, "Ode to the Plantar Fascia"
Young's "Clam Ode" (POOL volume 4) was chosen for inclusion in The
Best American Poetry 2006, chosen by Billy
Two poems from the
third issue of POOL were selected for
inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2005, chosen by
Paul Muldoon: Stephanie Brown's "Roommates: Noblesse Oblige, Sprezzatura,
and Gin Lane" and Maura Stanton's
Smith 's "Song of the Ransom of the Dark" (POOL
volume II) was selected
by Lyn Hejinian. for inclusion in
The Best American
editors congratulate the poets and thank them for jumping in.
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