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C.A. Conrad Explores “Wilderness” in New Book

September 12th, 2014

If you’ve ever seen what C.A. Conrad did in Issues 66-67 with “Four Poems from advanced ELVIS course,” then you know he can write on any topic (even Elvis Presley

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PBQ Senior Editor Releases Third Album

September 11th, 2014

At PBQ, we’ve got a staff capable of choosing and creating great writing. What you might not know is that they’re equally capable of doing the same with music! That’s

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Reliquaria Officially Available

September 10th, 2014

After months of anticipation, you can finally get a copy of R.A. Villanueva’s new book Reliquaria on Amazon or from University of Nebraska Press. If you’re looking for a little

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PBQ’s August Slam: A ‘Umbling’ Experience

September 9th, 2014

For the final slam of the summer, we returned to the Pen & Pencil Club in honor of National Race Your Mouse Day. In lieu of competing rodents, there was

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The Bride Returns to Brooklyn

September 8th, 2014

Fret not, New York. We’re coming back! We’ll be hosting a special Bookend Event edition of Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! at the Pacific Standard on September 15th, 2014 at

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Eileen Moeller


It was a small room
with a single bed,
that and the tequila
we found in the fridge
were bound, you said,
to ignite what was already
pretty combustible.
Let's never leave
this place, I say,
to its stars, its heat,
its amber morning
going to ash.

>> The words for next month:
Heart, Burnt, and Clean


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