Jason Tandon

Hollihock Writers Conference 2019!

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I am honored to be a part of this year’s Hollihock Writers Conference with so many fine writers from around New England. On Saturday, August 24th I will be offering a conference session entitled, “It’s OK to Use ‘I’: Writing the Lyric Poem” from 2-2:50 p.m. followed by a reading at 3 p.m. Click the poster above for more information about readings, panels, and instructor sessions, and please help us spread the word!

The Actual World: Final Cover!

The Actual World FINAL COVER

I am incredibly grateful to Katrina Vandenberg, Maggie Dietz, Chard deNiord, Sven Birkerts, and Richard Jones for their kind words, and to Zoe Norvell at Black Lawrence Press for her wonderful design!

New Issue of Cold Mountain Review

My thanks to the editors of the Cold Mountain Review for including my poem “On the Dock” in their Spring/ Summer 2019 issue. This issue also includes poems by Wendy Barker, Brandon Krieg, R.T. Smith, and writing and artwork by many others. Click the cover above!

Poem of the Moment

Mass Poetry

My thanks to the editors and organizers of Mass Poetry for featuring my poem “At the Orchard” on “Poem of the Moment.” If you like what you read, you can pre-order a copy of my latest poetry collection, The Actual World, due out in August 2019!

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New Issue of Poet Lore

The new issue of Poet Lore is out with work by Traci Brimhall, Michael Collier, Cornelius Eady, Kerry James Evans, Myronn Hardy, David Lehman, Linda Pasta, Hayden Saunier, Jane Shore, R.T. Smith, Adam Tavel, Lesley Wheeler, and Mike White. I am honored to be among this group of esteemed poets, and I wish to thank Jodi Bolz and E. Ethelbert Miller for publishing my poem “Morning Commute.”

This poem is also in my forthcoming collection, The Actual World, available for pre-order now from Black Lawrence Press.

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The Actual World: Available Now!

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I am so pleased and proud to announce the publication of my fourth full-length collection of poetry, The Actual World. The book will be published in August 2019, and if you are interested in pre-ordering a copy, please do so from Black Lawrence Press. We thank you for your generous support!

Salt Hill

Get your copy of Salt Hill 42 today!

Issue 42 of Salt Hill is out with new work by Lynn Domina, Saddiq Dzukogi, Kevin Phan, Liz Breazeale, and many others. My thanks to the editors for including my poem, “Poem.”