The Marie Alexander Poetry Series

Newly Released

Bright Advent
Robert Strong
A hybrid narrative incorporating archival material from the 1600s, Bright Advent gives flesh to a ghost of Early American history largely forgotten, specifically the dark and complicated story of the Massachusett Indian John Sassamon and the Puritan missionary John Eliot.

Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence
Edited by Robert Alexander, Eric Braun, & Debra Marquart.
A ground-breaking anthology of cross-genre work with a unique focus—the flash sequence, defined as an "accumulation of two or more prose pieces, with each segment not to exceed 500 words"


Nicole Stellon O'Donnell has been selected as the winner of our most recent open submission reading for her collection of prose poems and flash essays, You Are No Longer in Trouble. This collection will be published in March 2019.

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Editor Robert Alexander has written an investigation of the prose poem, its history, and the conversations around its identity.

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