Jason Tandon


Category: Publications

Poem(s) of the Month

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My thanks to Terry House, editor of the Old Frog Pond Farm & Studio “Poem of the Month” series, for featuring two of my poems from my latest collection The Actual World (scroll down to February 2020). If you like what you read, consider picking up a copy!


New Poem in the North American Review


Thank you to the editors of the North American Review for publishing my poem “Coyote” on their companion site, Open Space.

New Issue of The Laurel Review

The spring 2019 issue of The Laurel Review is out with poems by Sasha West, Arthur Vogelsang, Jim Daniels, David Dodd Lee, William Virgil Davis, Chris Forhan, M.A. Vizsolyi, Zach Savich, Tom Paine, Bruce Cohen, Rich Bursky, and Albert Golbarth, among many others. My thanks to the editors for including my poems “At the Office” and “Thinking about Laughter.”



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!

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!


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.