The Virgin Asks What Sex Is Like
by Amy Meckler

Like how a hitchhiker takes a ride, half trusting, half resigned to what might arise, half climbing, half sliding between half body half space the way a driver sets the pace, half custody, half confinement, a hundred miles in—half progress half regression, half chronicle, half confession, half whisper, half shout, half ajar, half agape, half … Continue reading The Virgin Asks What Sex Is Like
by Amy Meckler

Amy Meckler

Amy Meckler received her MFA in creative writing from Hunter College, where she garnered the Academy of American Poets Award, among other honors. Her poems have appeared widely in literary journals and anthologies. Her first collection, What All the Sleeping Is For, won the 2002 Defined Providence Press Poetry Book Award and was published that … Continue reading Amy Meckler

CPR Best of Volume 16 Now Available

After more than a week of stuffing envelopes, the hard-copy “Best of Volume 16” Cider Press Review is on its way to contributors, subscribers, and former Book Award contest entrants. The “Best of” issue features poems by Rebecca Baggett, Carol Berg, Jennifer Jackson Berry, Maggie Blake, Ace Boggess, John Bradley, Christine Butterworth-McDermott, Sharon Chmielarz, Lisa … Continue reading CPR Best of Volume 16 Now Available