John Reinhart

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Recent News


September 5, 2015
Today, I have officially embarked on a Patreon page to support the wacky side of life in rebellion against the forces that would suggest any part of life should be otherwise. Any and all support is appreciated, even if you just drop me a line.

September 1, 2015
The Sounds of Science appeared today in issue #32 of New Myths. The rest of issue 32 is worth visiting too

August 30, 2015
Grievous Angel has published another of my poems: sipping time.

August 19, 2015
Mattheus has been busy drawing monsters everywhere, so, naturally, I wrote a poem.

August 15, 2015
The latest edition of Scifaikuest is now available, and contains one of my scifaiku.

August 7, 2015
Just learned about Abigail Mott, roaming typewriting toting poet extraodinaire. She is another thrilling example of how poets (and artists) can transform space.

August 1, 2015
My chapbook, "Black and White Teeth Marks," is a quarterfinalist for the Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize at Casey Shay Press.

July 15, 2015
The second of my sci-fi punctuation poems, "Swamp, Thing," appears in Star*Line 38.3, out now. (The first speculative punctuation poem, "Abominable Punctuation," appeared in the last Star*Line, and the third is forthcoming shortly in issue 67 of Leading Edge, "Horrific Punctuation.")

June 1, 2015
I wrote guess how much I slept almost a year ago. So much changes, and so much remains the same.

May 30, 2015
"dream," published in Silver Blade, will be included in the Dwarf Stars Anthology, a collection of the top 30 or so speculative poems under 10 lines from the last year.

May 17, 2015
Scifaikuest 48 is out, featuring a pile of scifaiku from me and an interview. There's one included on the web here.

May 16, 2015
Fun to see my recent publications included at Winning Writer's.

May 15, 2015
Punchnel's just published "Garage Sale Today," a quirky short poem that illustrates several aspects of my personality.

May 10, 2015
I just received my May 8 edition of Moon Pigeon Press's bimonthly mailed feature poems. They published "ascension," which I've been excited to see in print for over a year.

May 3, 2015
Three of my poems are included in the latest
Star*Line: I Bought the Farm, Abominable Punctuation, and Drink Deeply Before Morning - monsters, yeti, and vampires!

April 6, 2015
This is my tribute to
Russell Edson, who passed away a year ago on April 29, 2014.

April 1, 2015
Yuri Galanskov's "Human Manifesto" is a powerful condemnation of the Soviet Union, but still strikes a chord with me today. I have searched and never found a full copy of this poem online, so present it here.

March 30, 2015
*(Warning - the link to Brunch for a Bunch goes to the PDF file, which clocks in at 7.5 MB.)*
Five years ago I finished editing Brunch for a Bunch, a collection of my Grandmother Natalie Reinhart's recipes, all centered around her standard family Easter recipe "Brunch for a Bunch."

March 28, 2015
red light has been reprinted on the Songs of Eretz Review.

March 15, 2015
Rattle's Poets Respond is an excellent bridge between poetry and current events. I have submitted a couple poems (no luck yet), but will include the text of my latest submission here: "A Pretty Snowfall Brings Out the Child in All of Us. The story will twist your insides.

March 9, 2015
ignition is now up at Songs of Eretz.

March 5, 2015
Scifaikuest #47 includes a scifaiku (science fiction haiku) from yours truly. Look for me as the featured poet in #48, out this May.

March 5, 2015
Coco has blogged about some of my artwork, all compiled from found objects transformed in concert to reclaim their beauty.

February 24, 2015
Silver Blade has just launched issue #25, with lost in the forest.

February 17, 2015
My profile has just been included in the Colorado Poets Center.

February 14, 2015
It's a long and amusing story about how this poem arrived then blundered into publication, but here it is. "while camping in the canyon, I awoke to hear an owl cry, then saw its silhouette against the full moon", published by ZO Magazine.

February 2, 2015
Charles Christian's Urban Fantasist: Grievous Angel just published "Sweet Tooth" alongside Paul Smith's "Black Suit."

February 1, 2015
Star*Line 38.1 features "Cooking with Extinction" on the back cover.

Due before January 15, 2015
I highly recommend everything about Spark, an excellent and supportive endeavor. Enter Contest Eight on the theme of Bridges - poetry, prose, artwork.

January 4, 2015
Three poems are in the Fall/Winter 2014/2015 issue of Being Human: "in darkness," "Hamlet Had It Half-Wrong," and "remember me."

January 3, 2015
clawing south was published by FishFood Literary Magazine. This is another unusual and unusually formatted poem to compliment "in the dead of night" from their first issue.