POOL  

            a journal of poetry


PLEASE NOTE: 

POOL WILL BECOME 

AN ONLINE JOURNAL 

IN THE NEW YEAR

 

No submissions will be accepted by POOL                                  until after January 2009

 
(Also note:  we will no longer be accepting mail submissions.)
 

Check back in January for the new POOL and the new submission policies.

The Editors

 

A pool shines

Like a bracelet

Shaken in a dance.

   -- Wallace Stevens

 

POOL is 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"

Dean Young's "Clam Ode" (POOL volume 4) was chosen for inclusion in The Best    American Poetry 2006, chosen by Billy Collins.

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 "Twenty Questions".

Bruce Smith 's  "Song of the Ransom of the Dark" (POOL volume II) was selected by Lyn Hejinian. for inclusion  in The Best American Poetry 2004.

The editors congratulate the poets and thank them for jumping in.
   


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