Jason Tandon

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!

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.”

New Issue of Ploughshares

Journal cover image of silhouette woman with a scarf sitting on curved steps

The Winter 2018-19 issue of Ploughshares is out with new poetry by Jill Osier, Sally Ball, Ellen Bass, W.S. Di Piero, Keith Ekiss, Alice Friman, Rebecca Hazleton, Karen Skolfield, Mark Yakich, and the late Tony Hoagland.

My thanks to Ladette Randolph and John Skoyles for including my poem “Man Paddling Canoe with Dog” with this wonderful group of writers.

New Issue of Barrow Street

The Winter 2018/2019 issue of Barrow Street is out with poems by Tina Barr, Steven Kramer, Janice N. Harrington, Philip Fried, Virginia Konchan, Nina Lindsay, Martin Ott, Maya Pindyck, and Charles Rafferty.

My thanks to the Lorna Knowles Blake and her fellow editors for including my poem “Weekend Away,” dedicated to Robert Bly.

New Issue of Columbia Poetry Review


The Spring 2018 issue of Columbia Poetry Review is out with new poems by Denise Duhamel, Hoa Nguyen, Amy Gerstler, Cole Swenson, Rusty Morrison, Jennifer Moxley, Stephen Gibson, and many others. My thanks to the editorial staff for including my poem “People Talking.”

Gargoyle #68

The new issue of Gargoyle is out with work by Roy Bentley, Nancy Naomi Carlson, Dana Curtis, Jim Daniels, Mark Decarteret, Gary Fincke, Richard Jones, George Kalamaras, Elisabeth Murawski, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Adam Tavel, Michael Waters, Anne Pierson Wiese, Valerie Wohlfeld, and Adrienne Su. My thanks to Richard Peabody for including my poem “Memory.”

RHINO Poetry


The 2017 issue of RHINO is out with work by Eric Pankey, Kristina Marie Darling, Adam Day, Lola Haskins, Andrea Hollander, Michael Homolka, Rochelle Hurt, Rachel Mennies, Alison Prine, Lee Sharkey, Joyce Sutphen, and Joshua Marie Wilkinson.

My thanks to Ralph Hamilton and the editorial board for including my poem “April Foolishness.”