POETS’ GUIDE TO AMERICA Now Available for Pre-Order!

Fantastic news! After months of waiting, writing, editing, and revising by John F. Buckley, Martin Ott and editor Joe Pan Millar, Poets’ Guide to America is now available to pre-order on Amazon.com! We’d love it if you could help us climb the charts by requesting a copy today. Then when November 1 (the official release date) comes around, you’ll be all set to receive some of the best of what Brooklyn Arts Press has to offer. We’d like to think that the scope and vision of our book, with fifty poems on fifty states (and more!), rendered eruditely but accessibly, will provide you with a lot of enjoyment as 2012 draws to a close.

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About poetsguide

A former altar boy and a former U.S. Army interrogator, respectively, John F. Buckley and Martin Ott were born and raised in Michigan, meeting each other at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor before separately migrating to California in the early 1990s to attend graduate schools, their friendship evolving into a writing collaboration – what they refer to as poetic volleyball. They both currently live in Southern California, John with his wife, Martin with his wife and two children. John teaches English composition at several local colleges, while Martin works as a marketing strategist for a global company. John still affects a strange piety; Martin still finds himself asking a lot of questions. Individually and together, their writing has appeared in over 150 periodicals and anthologies, garnering three Pushcart Prize nominations for Martin’s poems “India Ivy” and “When Bridges Fall” (available in his collection Children of Interrogation, which has been a finalist or semi-finalist in eighteen poetry prizes) and John’s “Poem for Christy’s Daughter” (available in his collection Kinks in the Hose). Martin has also optioned three screenplays. His chapbook Misery Loves was published on Red Dancefloor Press. John’s chapbook Breach Birth was published on Propaganda Press.
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