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Philly Poetry Chapbook Review is archived in two volumes of three issues per year: Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/June, July/Aug, Sept/Oct, Nov/Dec. We aim for at least three book reviews/essays, one craft essay and an one author feature in each issue.

Editor’s Note

An monthly note from Aiden Hunt.

Book Essays

Long form essays focused on a single book or linking several.

Author Features

Feature articles about authors or recent chapbooks.

Book Reviews

Short literary reviews of a single book.

Contributor Poem of the Month

Journal updates are rolling, updated Tuesdays and Thursdays, except for the Editor’s Note, which will be newly published at the beginning of each issue. Contents shown may carry over from recent issues.


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Publishers’ Corner

Publishers’ Corner features articles about publishers, upcoming poetry chapbooks and full-length collections, and where to find them.

  • New Poetry Titles (2/27/24)
    Check out new poetry books published the week of 2/27 from Alien Buddha Press, GASHER Press, Autumn House Press, Georgia Review Books, The University of Kentucky Press, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, University of Arizona Press, Omnidawn, Tupelo Press, Black Lawrence Press, Signal Editions, The Backwaters Press, University of Nebraska Press, Caitlin Press Inc,, Brick Books, Changes Press, Bottlecap Press, and MoonPath Press.
  • New Poetry Titles (2/20/24)
    Check out new poetry books for the week of 2/20 from Bottlecap Press, University of Arizona Press, Carnegie Mellon University Press, University of Alberta Press, Nightboat Books, Signature Books, Mosaic Press and Small Harbor Publishing.
  • New Poetry Titles (2/13/24)
    Check out new poetry books published in English between 2/13 and 2/19 from Kith Books, GASHER Press, Querencia Press, Bottlecap Press, Alice James Books, Penguin Books, Seagull Books, Mad Creek, Wayne State University Press, Deep Vellum Publishing, University of Chicago Press, The Lilliput Press, Able Muse Press, Washington State University Press, University of New Mexico Press and Mosaic Press.
  • New Poetry Titles (2/6/24)
    Check out new poetry books published in English between 2/6 and 2/13 from Wesleyan University Press, Belle Point Press, Bull City Press, Kith Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Coffee House Press, New Directions, Nightboat Books, CavanKerry Press, University of Queensland Press, Green Writers Press, LSU Press, Haymarket Books, Button Poetry, The University of Kentucky Press, Mercer University Press, Knopf, Persea Books and Peepal Tree Press Ltd.

Aiden’s Corner

Featuring posts from editor and publisher, P. Aiden Hunt, freelance writing and publishing tips, and other informal updates.

  • A Statement and a Poem Expressing My Feelings on Gaza
    I unequivocally condemn Hamas and all of their violent actions. However, I don’t see any reason that one of the world’s most sophisticated militaries shouldn’t be subject to the same, if not much higher, standards for condemnation.

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