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Poetry Tops Latest CityLit Press Play List

CityLit Press announces the publication of its latest two titles--Clash by Night and Oblige the Light--both wonderfully engaging explorations into the realms of poetry.

First in the Lo-fi Poetry Series, Clash by Night takes inspiration from The Clash's seminal album 1979 album, London Calling. Forty poets contributed to the volume covering each of 19 tracks plus "Liner Notes" sections of poems that reflect on the power of the album as a whole. The anthology is edited by Gerry LaFemina, professor and director of the creative writing center at Frostburg State University, and Gregg Wilhelm, founder and director of CityLit Project.

Oblige the Light, by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, received the fifth annual Harriss Poetry Prize.  Selected by judge Michael Salcman, the chapbook mixes "astonishing metaphors and precise description of natural forces and historical events results in an atmospheric Magical Realism that borders on the Surrealistic."

More information on both books can be found here on this web site under CityLit Press.

Launched in 2010, CityLit Press is the literary imprint of nonprofit CityLit Project. Its mission is to provide a venue for writers who might otherwise be overlooked by larger publishers due to the literary nature or regional focus of their projects.

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