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All-Star Essay Collection including Jen Hirt

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Disquiet alum Jen Hirt joins Jericho Brown, Camille T. Dungy, Naomi Shihab Nye, Elena Passarello, and many, many more in Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy, a project of the online journal

All royalties from sale of the book will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Union of Concerned Scientists.

Out Now! Bubblegum by Adam Levin and Borrowings of the Shan Van Vocht by Catherine Moore

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Two new releases by Disquiet faculty and alumni are available today!

Adam Levin‘s new novel Bubblegum is out today, with an excerpt in Guernica for your reading pleasure.

Catherine Moore‘s chapbook-length collection of poems about bog bodies, Borrowings of the Shan Van Vocht, is available now from Unsolicited Press – or read an excerpt in The Piltdown Review.

10th Anniversary and Faculty Lineup to Die For

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Disquiet 2020 will be Disquiet’s 10th Anniversary!! To celebrate, we’ve got one of the most exciting faculty lineups imaginable:

GUEST AUTHOR: Tayari Jones

FICTION: Joy Williams, Maaza Mengiste, Molly Antopol, Gabriel Bump

POETRY: Ben Lerner, Shayla Lawson

NONFICTION: T Kira Madden, Chanan Tigay


EDITORS from Granta and Jennifer Acker from The Common

CRAFT SESSIONS led by Jensen Beach, Deanne Fitzmaurice, Arthur Flowers, Annie Liontas, Cyriaco Lopez, and Terri Witek

PORTUGUESE GUESTS: Teolinda Gersão, Susana Moreira Marques, José Luís Peixoto, Djaimilia Pereira de Almeida, Jacinto Lucas Pires and Richard Zenith

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!!!