Joe Wilkins

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“Hayrake” to Appear in BPJ

Just heard from the editors of Beloit Poetry Journal that they’d like my poem “Hayrake” for an upcoming issue. Here’s a little bit about BPJ from The Literary Magazine Review:

Once in a while, I’ll pick up a lit mag and read a great poem by someone I’ve never heard of. A poem that knocks me down and steals my shoes and makes me walk back to my own poor town over rocks and thorns. A poem that knocks the oomph out of my status quo. A poem I want to read to everybody. One that works and risks while it works. The Beloit Poetry Journal offers such poems.

The Literary Magazine Review

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