September 18, 2017

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

September 25, 2017
  • Bookshelf: The Truth About Snails, by JD DeHart Piker Press (books by Piker Press authors)
  • Remembered Flavors: Tony's Salad and Firehouse Chicken Sand Pilarski (food chicken and salad)
  • Long Haul Driver Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • Raven's Flavor Ken Allen Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • There Is No Light James Nichols (poem rhymed)
  • What It Is Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Notes on the Metaphysical Abigail George (fiction life)
October 02, 2017
  • 500 K Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Alternate Charges Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Simplification of Threads Adam Levon Brown (poem unrhymed)
  • Gone Fishing Frederick Foote (short fiction horror)
October 09, 2017
  • Missing on a Weekend Deeya Bhattacharya (poem unrhymed)
  • This reunion of the 'bruising flame' and 'threadbare hem' Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • To Believe or Not Believe Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
October 16, 2017
  • Fourteenth Poem (Shovel) Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Sunday Mornings, Now, Without You Alyssa Trivett (poem unrhymed)
  • They Want Us to Obey Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • Lifeguard Ralph Bland (fiction life)
October 23, 2017
  • Cut to Size Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Fear Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • The Mind Swirls Adam Levon Brown (poem unrhymed)
October 30, 2017
  • Teddy Bear Carrie A. Golden (poem unrhymed)
  • The Last Card Game Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • With love, a father and mother's advice Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
November 06, 2017
  • Bank Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Everything's Dead Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Odd Shaded Sky Ken Allen Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • Pilgrimage Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Coming up for air Abigail George (fiction relationships)
November 13, 2017
  • Comma Thoughts Alyssa Trivett (poem unrhymed)
  • Earthling Adam Levon Brown (poem unrhymed)
  • Fall For It James Nichols (poem unrhymed)
  • Vertigo Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
November 20, 2017
  • Hiding in a Hub of Inspiration Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Knave Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • Through the Kitchen Window Amanda Girard (poem unrhymed)
November 27, 2017
  • Time and Life to Death Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
December 04, 2017
  • Foreplay Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Point of No Return Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Tenderness Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
December 11, 2017
  • Broken Dream Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • My City Rises Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • To the Bicycle Rider, 5:58 PM Alyssa Trivett (poem unrhymed)
December 18, 2017
  • Bone and other stories Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • Hear What They Won't Tell You Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Christmas on Trash-in-the-Yard Boulevarde Terry Petersen (short fiction holiday)
December 25, 2017
  • The Wrath of January James Nichols (poem unrhymed)
January 01, 2018
  • Eleventh Hour Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • Left Behind Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • No, I May Not Return Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • The sad woman Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
January 08, 2018
  • Dueling Banjos Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • People's Futile Anvil Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
January 22, 2018
  • The bone slums Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
January 29, 2018
  • I Am Rich in My Losses Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
February 05, 2018
  • Juicy Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
February 12, 2018
  • And will these apples nourish my soul Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
February 19, 2018
  • My City and Yours Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
March 05, 2018
  • Slipping through the redacted cracks Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • The wilderness prayer of driftwood Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
March 19, 2018
  • Demands Unchanged Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
April 02, 2018
  • Gone to Jean Rhys' purple sea Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
April 23, 2018
  • My Lines Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • The wild girl Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
May 14, 2018
  • Thoughts Race Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)

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