Authors Recommend | Poetry Books

Looking for a new book of poems to fall in love with? Lucky for you our 2017 chapbook authors are here with their recommendations! Katy E. Ellis, author of Night Watch, recommends… Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) I love the huge range of form in these poems and…

The Great Cover Reveal!

                We are pleased to reveal the covers of our 2017 Floating Bridge Press chapbooks! Our covers were designed by artist Rob Nance for our winning chapbook, Night Watch by Katy E. Ellis, and 2 our finalists, The Meanest Things Pick Clean by Ben Cartwright and Myth of…

2017 Chapbook Competition Results!

(Drum roll please….) Okay Poets, the moment you’ve all been waiting for. But first, whether you submitted or not, we just want to say thank you for your support and interest. We again received more than one hundred submissions from all across Washington State. We feel this year’s submissions were especially strong, start to finish.…

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…

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!