Free Book: Phlogiston

We believe that poetry deserves promotion and increased attention in our community. We want to bring well-written, well-edited poetry to the attention of as many people as possible, including those who cannot afford to buy our books. So, each month we give away multiple copies of a single book on Goodreads. Each title repeats every…

Grist Reviewed in Ploughshares

The lovely Kimberly Ann Southwick reviewed 3 award-winning chapbooks (all by women!) over at Ploughshares and Floating Bridge Press’s very own Kate Peterson was included. Read the whole review here. Thank you Kimberly, for this great review! Peterson is at her best when allowing her speaker to muse on a body’s perceived abnormalities in a way…

Seattle Civic Poet on Immigration

Today Claudia Castro Luna, author of This City and Seattle Civic Poet, has both a poem and a blog post at The Seattle Review of Books about the experience of being an immigrant.  Thank you, Claudia, for speaking so boldly and loudly.  Check out both her poem and blog post at The Seattle Review of…

Grist: Reviewed by Drizzle

Over at Drizzle Review Rebecca Valley kindly and beautifully reviewed Kate Peterson’s Grist, our 2016 Chapbook Competition winning chapbook. Check out the full review here.   “Though at moments this collection feels fragile, like it is teetering on the edge of collapse, Grist is as much a book about healing as it is about being wounded.…

Books in the Wild!

We love getting to see our books out in the world, where they belong. This week we spotted Claudia Castro Luna’s This City at Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle. Get on over there and catch one in the wild while you can!

Student & Teacher Discounts

The editors of Floating Bridge Press believe poetry engages individuals, enriches communities, and enlivens the arts.  We want to make sure poetry reaches as many people as possible, so we’ve made it easier for students and teachers to get our books.  Students get 25% off their entire order with the code ‘READUP’ at checkout.  Teachers and professors…

Pontoon Poetry: Issue 12

With the release of our newest chapbooks (Grist, The Ark and The Bear, and Land of Lists) comes the new issue of Pontoon Poetry.  Every Tuesday and Thursday we will release new poems from Issue 12.  All the poems were selected from manuscripts submitted to our annual chapbook competition. Check out Issue 12 here.  And…