February 6, 2020

“...this is how we live when no one’s watching.”
—Lincoln McElwee

It was pretty cool to finally read the very first anthology Moon Tide Press released following Eric Morago’s leadership, Lullaby of Teeth. For starters, that title, damn! Taken from Bill Cushing’s poem, A...

February 5, 2020

Every year, March 8th celebrates International Women's Day, a focus on the women's rights movement. In honor of women, on this day, and every day, Moon Tide Press, invites you to join their women authors for a very special Women's Day Reading, hosted at King Richard's...

January 2, 2020

“That his lungs were endowed with youth’s lovely rage.”
 — Carine Topal

For almost a decade, I’ve watched the state of womanhood undergo a revolutionary frictional change. This has only been exacerbated in spaces where political and social turmoil ensues and an underlyi...

December 5, 2019

“Learning something new
is the most exciting thing I know,
better than sex, almost,

but sex
I can do
without my glasses.”

—Ruth Bavetta

The gradient factor of Embers on the Stairs is what struck me the most in this collection—watching it go from softer poems on life a...

November 7, 2019

i said, “you can never go back.”
he growled—30 years of jungle rot rattled in his throat.

he said, “you’re not hearing me. sometimes i want to go back and pick up the pieces that i left behind.”


—Timothy Matthew Perez

For months, I’ve found myself gravitating towards...

October 19, 2019

It's a busy season of readings for us here at Moon Tide and we couldn't be more excited. Join us on November 2nd at 3:30 p.m. at the Anaheim Public Library - Broadway Branch, for a special Authors of Autumn Reading. This afternoon will feature our three latest Southern...

October 2, 2019

“As a Black man,
I was born going bump in the night.
Never cast as a friendly ghost,
but rather an unholy spirit”

—Derek D. Brown

Happy October (a.k.a. Halloween season)! Who else is as excited as I am about it? My costume is pressed and ready to go. To celebrate this m...

September 25, 2019

Moon Tide Fans! It's been one year now since the release of our exciting and colorful Dark Ink: A Poetry Anthology Inspired By Horror. To celebrate this, Moon Tide is hosting a Dark Ink Anniversary Reading on Thursday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. at the wonderful Goldenw...