What’s New

The 2017 edition of Ivory Tower debuts at the Weisman Art Museum on April 26 at 6:00 p.m. Free food, music, and readings. Program starts at 6:30. Come get your free copy! No reservations required. For more info: https://events.umn.edu/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=event_b&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=F26C103F-D7DE-47C7-BD13-B6AFB0C24010

Scott Hightower wrote this nice review of Rancho Nostalgia for Fogged Clarity a while back, so I thought I’d repost it:  http://foggedclarity.com/article/review-james-cihlars-rancho-nostalgia/

Paying tribute to Bette Davis in this new poem inspired by the movie Another Man’s Poison, her follow up to All About Eve: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/poetry-spotlight/04/05/a-poem-by-james-cihlar/ Thanks, Lambda Literary—I’m honored and proud to be published by you!

Thanks to the Minnesota Daily for writing this profile of Ivory Tower art and literary magazine:  http://www.mndaily.com/article/2017/03/ivory-tower-prepares-for-april-launch

I was very happy to blurb this new book, Dear Dementia, by my former student M. Wright, now available for pre-order from Ghost City Press. Check out the great cover!  https://gumroad.com/l/gcp062

Here are some wise words about the value of the NEA, NEH, and CPB, from Vickie Benson, the Arts Program Director of the McKnight Foundationhttp://blog.mcknight.org/2017/03/artists-as-must-haves-why-our-communities-need-the-nea/

Enjoy this new poem by Michael Gould, Ivory Tower art and literary magazine poetry editor for 2015, in the new issue of The Adroit Journal!  http://www.theadroitjournal.org/issue-twenty-michael-gould-the-adroit-journal

Check out the new Howling Bird Press website for news, announcements, photos, and more! http://engage.augsburg.edu/howlingbird/

I’m very happy and excited to have won a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in poetry for 2017! See the full list of winners here: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/2017/2017-awarded-ai.htm