Sundress Publications is thrilled to announce that pre-orders for our 2021 Poetry Broadside Contest Winner are now open.
Britton Shurley’s poem “When I Think I Am Done with Beauty” will be letterpress-printed as a limited edition 8.5” x 11” broadside.
Britton Shurley is the author of the chapbook Spinning the Vast Fantastic (Bull City Press, 2021), and his poetry has appeared in such journals as Southern Humanities Review, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, and Southern Indiana Review. He is the recipient of Emerging Artist Awards from the Kentucky Arts Council in both 2011 and 2016. He is an Associate Professor of English at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, where he edits Exit 7: A Journal of Literature & Art with his wife, the poet Amelia Martens. They live in Paducah, Kentucky with their daughters and curate the Rivertown Reading Series.
The broadside edition combines Britton Shurley’s work with an original piece by Lori Tenant. The poem “When I Think I Am Done with Beauty” first appeared in The Southern Humanities Review and later in Shurley’s chapbook, Spinning the Vast Fantastic, available from Bull City Press.