VOICES FROM THE FIRE: The Mississippi Prison Writing Project

Instead of featuring a particular artist and/or writer, I’d like to draw attention to The Mississippi Prison Writing Project. The editor. Louis Bourgeois first reached out to Dumpster Fire Press about a month ago… “Hope all is well. Our organization wanted to bring to D.F.P.’s attention our recent publication, Mississippi Prison Writing from VOX PRESS We feel thisContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: The Mississippi Prison Writing Project”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller

Pandemic Neoliberals Tacoma, before everything went to hell: eating fresh salmon and drinking martinis against a sunset backdrop of Puget Sound moments before the car crashed into a utility pole at ninety miles per hour and nobody survived the accident. Tow away the wreckage, no one wants to see it. Take off your facemask, orderContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“you realizing Jesus watches you in the bathtub”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

A Bloody Thank You

It’s fitting that I watched the film 1917 right before I released DFP’s third release for National Poetry Month… THANK YOU, MR PRESIDENT by Bleeding Heart Poet Bleeding Heart Poet takes you to another time and place, drawing you into lives ravaged by war in a land where voices are seldom heard from or evenContinue reading “A Bloody Thank You”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Tanner

meat like him lonely? oh aye – he’s got: no job. no friends. no girl. the benefits office boots him out after he’s signed the forms. the jobcentre tells him to get back out there. his local boozer is full of couples and families, and any singles in there are usually too young and/or outContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Tanner”