Jason Tandon

Category: Announcements

New Book News!

I am happy to announce that my fifth full-length poetry collection This Far North is now available for pre-sale from Black Lawrence Press. You can purchase a copy at a discount and help support a small press in the process. Click the cover for details, and thank you for your support!

Black Lawrence Press Poetry Sale!


During National Poetry Month, Black Lawrence Press is offering an incredibly generous 50% off all in-print poetry titles. Use code NatPoMo50 at checkout, and please consider picking up at copy of my latest collection, The Actual World. Thank you for supporting this wonderful small press!

Getting to Know…

I was recently interviewed by Mass Poetry for their “Getting to Know…” series about my new book, The Actual World. If you are interested in what you read, please consider purchasing a copy!

The Actual World FINAL COVER



I wish to thank Diane Goettel and everyone at Black Lawrence Press for believing in this book, and for all of their time and hard work publishing it. The Actual World is now available from Small Press Distribution, Amazon, Powell’s,  and other on-line retailers.

I also want to thank those of you who pre-ordered a copy and those of you who will purchase one in the future. I hope to see you at a reading soon!

Please contact me if you know of a local library or bookstore that might like to carry this title, or if you know someone interested in a review–or if you simply want to comment on the poems. I’d love to hear from you, and I very much appreciate your interest and support!

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!

The Actual World: Available Now!


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!

“Fatherhood, Beginnings” on NPR

My poem, “Fatherhood, Beginnings,” selected from my latest collection Quality of Life, will be featured on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac tomorrow, October 3rd.

Quality of Life Cover

Interview on Writer’s Digest


My interview with Robert Brewer is now up on the Writer’s Digest online. We discuss a variety of poetry-related topics including my latest collection Quality of Life. Click the image above!

Quality of Life Cover

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