MQR is excited to welcome Gina Balibrera to our team as our online editor. Gina Balibrera is a graduate of University of Michigan’s Helen Zell MFA program in Prose, and she is Creative Programs Manager at Literati Bookstore. Formerly a Fiction Editor for The Offing,
Literary Luminaries: An Interview with Kyle McCord, Nick Courtright, and Erin Stalcup of Gold Wake Press
Gold Wake Press is an independent literary press, publishing four to six titles per year. To date, the press has produced over forty books of poetry, memoir, and fiction, including titles such as This is Not About Birds, by Nick Ripatrazone, Robinson Alone, by Kathleen Rooney,
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If Irish poetry could not claim to be fine art before the twentieth century, it is not because there was a lack of Irish poets with talent and voice; rather, it is because the literary world ignored them, or willfully caricaturized them. Though the problem persists, this anthology makes it clear: the work of Irish poets is undeniably diverse, crafted with rigor, and historically urgent.