update: Submissions are closed – check back soon

Our winter solstice submissions period was extended by request; as of 3/2/20 we are now closed to submissions. If your manuscript is ready for prime time, fear not. We’ll reopen again soon. Meantime, check out our guidelines: https://kattywompuspress.com/submissions/... Read More

Being ahead of the curve didn’t make me happy.

When I left the yoga studio in my neighborhood, ten years ago, I’d been struggling alone with issues of inappropriate touch in class—issues that now are emerging into public view. Both of the teachers whose touch had disturbed me were... Read More

Princeton Poetry Festival

Cornelius Eady posted this pic of his latest, captioned, “Heard any good books lately?” It’s a special release for Princeton Poetry Festival, October 25 & 26, where he and his trio will perform music recorded at renowned Sun Studios down... Read More

A writer’s life and work

“A writer’s life and work are not a gift to mankind; they are its necessity.”  —Toni Morrison In the past year I rejected several manuscripts which initially excited me because they addressed, or seemed to be positioned to address, some... Read More