Friday, July 12, 2013

Acceptance: Kind of Hurricane Press

Editors A.J. Huffman and April Salzano have orchestrated a major feat. They received over five hundred submissions for their anthology, Of Sun and Sand, and have dutifully waded through that thick electronic stack, reading all the work blind. I’m pleased that my poem “Bricks On the Beach” will be included.

A.J. Huffman is an uncanny literary force. I see her name often in my wanderings through web journals. For instance, she is in the latest issue of a wonderful magazine, Melusine:

April Salzano seems mighty impressive, too. A quick google search [her name + poetry] yields a number of sites, including three poems recently in Chicago Literati:

In addition to their skill as poets, these two leaders are Xena-esque in their editorial efforts. Kind Of a Hurricane Press oversees numerous anthologies and also various journals. Huffman and Salzano are vigorously seeking contributions for their next anthology, Insert Coin Here, which is themed to video games. Get more details of all the various goings-on at the site:

These editors have a phenomenal magnetism going. Go to the site and get the latest haps and subs!


PS: “Bricks On the Beach” draws inspiration artist Shanna Wheelock, who has been passionately creating sculptures and encaustics based on ruined sardine factories on the coast of Maine. To learn more about her work, go to

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