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A Year in Reading Lists, According to CLMP 2022

As we move into the new year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect upon the past year in reading lists. As a proud member of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses, we are so honored to have some of our titles listed in their outstanding curated reading...

Any Major Poet Will Tell You, A Reflection of Sorts

As we near the end of 2022, what better time to contemplate and reflect upon our work and mission through what we and others have said/written about us over the years. https://lithub.com/nobody-tells-us-what-to-do-on-50-years-of-hanging-loose-press/...

A Strong Female Lead: Joan, Caroline, Emily, Jiwon

We make our own space. We take up space. Women who read out loud rework the landscape of poetry. In September, four poets with strong opinions filled up the backyard of Unnameable Books with an abundance of good words and insight. Joan Larkin, Emily Wallis-Hughes,...

Nameable Women at Unnameable Books

Come see Jiwon Choi, Joan Larkin, Caroline Hagood and Emily Wallis Hughes at Unnameable Books on 9/24 @ 6pm. Urban dwellers, we have been cut off from the garden for too long! Here is our chance to reconstruct and reclaim our place in the lost Eden (of our dreams)....

a flyer announcing a poetry reading by Caroline Hagood, Jiwon Choi, Joan Larkin and Emily Wallis Huges at Unnameable Books @9/24

The 11th Annual New York City Poetry Festival

The Hanging Loose Poets will be repping the press at the 11th annual NYC Poetry Festival. The Poets of Hanging Loose will be repping Brooklyn on September 11th on the White Horse stage. Come see and hear us plus a roster of poets from our five boroughs. WELCOME IN...

The Poetry Days of August: 31 Hanging Loose Titles

Inspired by @grolierpoetry to turn the dog days of August into the Poetry Days of August. We've compiled 31 HL titles to expand minds, hearts and souls. Thanks to the Sealey Challenge for helping us to remember how much we need poetry in our daily lives. Hanging...

Mark Talking Denise Levertov

Check out Mark's conversation with Indran Amirthanayagam on his latest book about Levertov and the impact of this great modern poet....

Hanging Loose at Indie Lit Fest, Washington Square Park

Talking to folks and hawking our books at the storied Washington Square Park at the invitation of the Indie Lit Fest, sponsored by PEN America and CLMP. Can't lie, I think we all got a contact high from all the ganja being smoked around us. Get Your Book...

Hanging Loose at the Indie Lit Fair, May 14th

Join us for the seventh annual event that celebrates the vitality and diversity of independent literary publishing. Free and open to the public, Indie Lit Fair showcases new and established poetry presses, fiction and creative nonfiction publishers, and innovative...