Desultory Sonnets: III mendicant
by Ted Jean

four o’clock coffee: first baking from the Sellwood Safeway risen early with no real purpose, no plane to catch, a habit shaped equally of anxiety and autonomy enter gull: flare to pavement, pas de chat, perfunctory poop behind the wheel of his pickup, the most personal private space on the face of the rearview world … Continue reading Desultory Sonnets: III mendicant
by Ted Jean

Ted Jean

A carpenter, Ted Jean writes, paints, plays tennis with lovely Lai Mei.  Nominated twice for Best of the Net, and twice for a Pushcart Prize, his work appears in Beloit Poetry Journal, [PANK], DIAGRAM, Juked, and dozens of other publications.

Jeanne Larsen wins the 2017 Cider Press Review Book Award with What Penelope Chooses

Jeanne Larsen of Roanoke, VA has won the 2017 CPR Book Award. Her manuscript, What Penelope Chooses was selected by final judge Lauren Alleyne from among twenty (20) semi-finalist entries. Ms. Larsen receives $1,500, publication of her book by Cider Press Review, and 25 author copies. What Penelope Chooses will be released in January, 2019. Winner: … Continue reading Jeanne Larsen wins the 2017 Cider Press Review Book Award with What Penelope Chooses