Indigo Moor and Jennifer K. Sweeney featured in Second Tuesday Poetry

The Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center will be featuring Indigo Moor, author of Everybody’s Jonesin’ for Something (Backwaters Press, 2021), and Jennifer K. Sweeney, author of Foxlogic, Fireweed (Backwaters Press, 2020), in their Second Tuesday Poetry reading event. The remote event is … Continue reading Indigo Moor and Jennifer K. Sweeney featured in Second Tuesday Poetry

Ted Kooser Retires from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The following announcement is from the University of Nebraska Press Spring 2021 newsletter, i.e. Few people have been as supportive of the University of Nebraska Press as Ted Kooser, who retired from teaching at the university in December of 2020. … Continue reading Ted Kooser Retires from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

From the Desk of Indigo Moor: Lost and Found in the World Machine

Indigo Moor is poet laureate emeritus of Sacramento and an author, scriptwriter, and integrated circuit layout engineer. His other works include Tap-Root, Through the Stonecutter’s Window (winner of the Northwestern University’s Cave Canem Prize), and In the Room of Thirsts and Hungers: The Mirrored Tragedies … Continue reading From the Desk of Indigo Moor: Lost and Found in the World Machine

From the Desk of Katharine Whitcomb: Our Real and Imagined Seascapes

The Backwaters Press is now accepting submissions for this year’s Backwaters Prize in Poetry contest. The winner and honorable mention will receive cash prizes and book publication with the University of Nebraska Press. The judge for the 2021 contest is … Continue reading From the Desk of Katharine Whitcomb: Our Real and Imagined Seascapes