Thank You, Gerry Locklin. You Will Be Missed.
Yesterday morning, the great Gerry Locklin passed away due to Covid-19, and I (like many of us in the Southern California poetry community) saw my social media feed overflow with touching tributes by the countless writers whose lives he impacted in so many ways. Gerry had a hand in shaping so many of us as poets, whether we were learning from him in a college classroom, watching him up on stage, or just chatting after a poetry reading. He was a man who gave great care to the
FLOWER GRAND FIRST by Gustavo Hernandez Available for Pre-Order
Moon Tide Press is excited to be releasing Gustavo Hernandez's first full-length collection of poems, Flower Grand First this coming March. Flower Grand First, moves through the complex roads of immigration, sexuality, and loss. These poems are points plotted on maps both physical and emotional—the rural landscapes of Jalisco, the glimmering plains of memory, the busy cities of California, and the circular paths of grief. Hernandez’s stunning elegies float along a timeline s