The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast

Our anthology has been accepted for publication by Snake Nation Press and will be available for purchase in early 2013. We are in the process of soliciting poetry; we will post occasional updates about contributors on this blog.

About the editors:

Jeff Newberry is a native of the Florida Gulf Coast. He is the author of Brackish (Aldrich Press, forthcoming) and the chapbook A Visible Sign (Finishing Line 2008). His work has appeared in a variety of print and online journals, including Anti-, The Florida
Review, The Cortland Review, New South, Memorious, Hobble Creek Review, Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art, and Barn Owl Review, as well as in the online anthology Best of the Net 2008. His writing has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. The recipient of a Tennessee Williams Scholarship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, he teaches composition, literature, and creative writing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia, where he serves as faculty adviser for Pegasus, ABAC’s literary magazine. He is the president of the Gulf Coast  Association of Creative Writing Teachers. He holds as Ph.D. in English from the University of Georgia.

Brent House is a native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where he raised cattle and watermelons on the loamy soil of his family’s farm. He is the author of The Saw Year Prophecies (Slash Pine 2010) and his work has appeared in Bayou, Cream City ReviewColorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Sandhill Review, storySouth, and elsewhere. A contributing editor for The Tusculum Review, he has received a Pushcart Prize nomination and was a Hinds Research Fellow at Indiana Wesleyan University. Currently, he teaches writing at Bloomsburg University. He earned his M.F.A. from Georgia College & State University and his Ph.D. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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