Well, we need your help. Our major funder, the New York State Council on the Arts, has cut our grant support to less than one third of what it’s been in recent years, reflecting NYSCA’s own budget woes. Now we face the question: Can we avoid reducing plans for books we’re excited about? We’re damn sure going to try.
Our new list includes a long, lively essay by Caroline Hagood, poetry collections from Thomas Devaney, Carole Bernstein, Robert Hershon, and Rosalind Brackenbury, and a translation from the Norwegian of Paal-Helge Heigen by Julia Johanne Tolo. And we’ve already got books planned for 2020. Hanging Loose #110 has art by Trevor Winkfield and poems by David Lehman, M.L. Smoker, Sherman Alexie, Gerald Fleming, Marge Piercy, Joe Elliot, Indran Amirthanayagam, Charles North, Joanna Fuhrman, Caroline Knox, D. Nurkse, Keri Smith, and many others – plus our celebrated section of work by terrific high school writers.
Year after year, our greatest source of support is you, our wonderful readers. We hope we can count on your continued interest and generosity. Thanks to our friends at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, all donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Just make out your check to CLMP and note on the memo line that the funds are for Hanging Loose Press. Then mail to HL at 231 Wyckoff Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217. We’ll have a gift for you, too; see the enclosed sheet.
May we ask one more favor? If you know people who would enjoy what we publish but don’t know about HL, please consider spreading the word. You could simply make copies of this letter. Thank you.
May we ask one more favor? If you know people who would enjoy what we publish but don’t know about HL, please consider spreading the word. You could simply make copies of this letter. Thank you.Please download the sheet below.
The Editors: Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, Mark Pawlak, Ron Schreiber (1934-2004)
Associate Editors: Donna Brook, Marie Carter, Caroline Hagood
Assistant Editors: Thomas Moody, Keri Marinda Smith
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