Pushcart Prize Nominees

We’re very pleased to announce our 2021 PUSHCART PRIZE nominees! MARCELINAFrom Marcelina by Jean Vengua (September 2020) WHILE YOU RESTFrom Shield the Joyous by Christopher X. Shade (April 2020) THE LAWNMOWERFrom Shield the Joyous by Christopher X. Shade (April 2020) IN THE ALABAMA TOWN WHERE I GREW UP, THE TOWN SQUARE WASN’T A SQUARE. From Shield the…

Forthcoming: Shellback

In honor of Veterans Day (November 11), Paloma Press is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Jeanne-Marie Osterman’s second poetry collection, Shellback (due out February 1, 2021). “A not-untroubled tribute and a difficult elegy, Shellback traces the attachment of a daughter to her father from her childhood days of trying “to be his boy”…

Noelle Q. de Jesus reviews PAGPAG

New review of Eileen Tabios’ PAGPAG by Noelle Q. de Jesus: “My first encounter with the work of Eileen R. Tabios was in the middle of 1999. I was in the middle of sorting submissions and curating intentionally diverse work for a flash fiction anthology I had proposed to Anvil Publishing in Manila, that eventually…

Get Out the Vote!

Join Paloma Press publisher Aileen Cassinetto and Philadelphia artivist Elijah Pringle III as they share poetry and phonebank in support of the California Democratic Party’s GET OUT THE VOTE! Final Four Day: Phonebanking Call-A-Thon on Saturday, October 31, 2020, 2:30pm-3pm PT. To register: GET OUT THE VOTE! Final Four Day: Phonebanking Call-A-Thon (multiple time slots),…

Congratulations, Lisa Suguitan-Melnick!

Congratulations to Lisa Suguitan Melnick for “Best Profile Writing” from Philippine American Press Club, USA (Plaridel Award) for the piece “The Scholar Unplugged” which featured Leny Mendoza Strobel’s book, Glimpses (Paloma Press, 2019). Lisa’s work was also included in the Paloma Press fundraiser After Irma, After Harvey.

The de Young Open

Congratulations to Paloma Press book designer C. Sophia Ibardaloza for being featured in the de Young Open Exhibition! “In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open. With just a 7% acceptance rate, this juried exhibition received 11,518 submissions…” Artist’s statement: “My…