Prick of the Spindle, an online journal of the literary arts, hosts its first poetry/short fiction reading in Dallas, TX Saturday, July 12 at 1 p.m. It’s not too late to sign up as a guest reader! Contact Cynthia Reeser at pseditor@prickofthespindle.com or at (337)378-9800 to sign up or
for more information.

The event takes place at Barnes and Noble, 616 Preston Royal (in the Preston Royal Shopping Center), Dallas, Texas. Come show your support for literary arts in the south by attending the event, which is free and open to the public. Join Editor-in-Chief Cynthia Reeser and Fiction Editor Erin McKnight as they read selections from their own work.

Visit Prick of the Spindle here. Hope to see you at the open mic!


Dear Friends and Followers of Kelsey Street Press,

A note to let you know that you can now order your favorite Kelsey Street Press titles on-line at our site. and always with FREE shipping!

— Renee Gladman’s Newcomer Can’t Swim available for you to purchase on-line!

— Finally, Under Flag by Myung Mi Kim is now back in print!!!

— A fabulous recording of Bhanu Kapil reading from The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers is now posted on our site here.

— Kelsey Street Press has a new blog curated by KSP member Amber Di Pietra.

We invite you to participate in our Vertical Interrogation project. Please send us any of your answers to any one of Bhanu Kapil’s Vertical queries. Jean Valentine’s response is posted here at our blog site here.