News & Events

ANNOUNCING OUR NEW tri-annual event: NIGHT RIFFS:  A Solstice Magazine Reading & Music Series, debut Saturday eve, June 1st, 7:30pm at the Lily Pad in Inman Sq, Cambridge! Stellar lineup includes Dzvinia Orlowsky, series founding director; Betsy Sholl, former Maine poet laureate; Quintin Collins, an emerging talent; and noted nonfiction and fiction author Kim McLarin; with a brief interlude of new music by Mischa Salkind-Pearl and Kevin Madison.


We’re thrilled to announce that 6 of our 2018 published works are Puschart finalists. 3 nonfiction pieces and 3 poems are being considered for inclusion in the anthology, and we could not be happier. This is a milestone for our magazine, and we thank you all for being part of this journey.

We’d also like to say that several of the nominated works and many other excellent pieces can be found in our Fall 2018 print issue. If you haven’t already, please consider purchasing a copy!

A huge congratulations to our poetry editor Iain Haley Pollock on his NAACP Image Awards nomination! Ghost, Like a Place, Iain’s latest collection, is a contender for the Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry award. Check out the other nominees in all categories below!

Ghost, Like Place is now available for pre-order.

Ghost, Like a Place highlights the complexities of fatherhood and how to raise young kids while bearing witness to the charged movements of social injustice and inequities of race in America. Memory, culpability, and our very humanness course through this book and strip us down to find joy and inspiration amid the darkness.

Pre-order from Alice James, Indie Bound or Amazon.