February 15 & 18, 2007
Dan Albergotti's "Surprising the Gods" and Claudia Emerson's             
"After the Affair" published on
Verse Daily.
August 27, August 30, & September 7 2007
Patrick Phillips' "The Very Old Man" & "Our Situation" and Carl Phillips'
"Reciprocity" published on
Verse Daily.
September 9, 2007
Jeffrey Harrison's "The Same River" published on Poetry Daily.
Cave Wall contributors,
Please let us know any announcements you
would like us to post, particularly info on
your new books, readings, and prizes. Just
email us: Thanks.
September 30, 2008
Sandra Beasley's "The Sand Speaks" published on Verse Daily.
October 2 & 5, 2008
CJ Sage's "Goat" & Carrie Fountain's "Progress" published on Verse Daily.
December 25 & 26, 2008
Sandra Beasley's "The Sand Speaks" and CJ Sage's "Goat" chosen as  
Verse Daily 2008 Favorites.
March 17, 2009
Kathryn Kirkpatrick's "Threshold" published on Verse Daily.
October 27, 2009
A.V. Christie's "Folding the Fitted Sheet" published on Verse Daily.
October 26, 2009
Lois Williams' "In England Again after Years Away" published on Verse Daily.
November 14, 2009
Michael McFee's "Robert's Lake" published on Poetry Daily.
September 12, 2008
Sandra Beasley's "Another Failed Poem about the Greeks" featured on Luna Park.
February 16, 2010
Jennifer Atkinson discusses "A Leaf from the Book of Cities" on Luna Park.
March 17, 2010
Stephen Frech discusses "The Near Tender" on Luna Park.
June 19, 2010
April Lindner's "Waiting" published on Verse Daily.
Summer 2010
Congratulations to Fred Chappell,winner of North Carolina's 2010
Caldwell Award in the Humanities.
Summer 2010
Congratulations to Lisa Fay Coutley, whose poem, "My Lake," from
issue 8 of Cave Wall, has been chosen for
Best New Poets 2010.
Cave Wall poets
Hailey Leithauser, dawn longsinger, Angie
Macri, Nathan McClain,
and Brent Newsom will have poems in
the 2010 edition, as well. Congrats to all.
Winter 2011
Congratulations to Benjamin S. Grossberg and Sherman Alexie,
whose poems, "The Space Traveler Talks Frankly about Desire" and
"Valediction," from issue 7 of Cave Wall, have been chosen for
American Poetry 2011.
Summer 2011
Wild for Adventure Comics, a handmade, limited edition comic and
art book by Cave Wall artist
John Broadley is available now. For more
information, visit
John Broadley's Books.
Summer 2011
Cave Wall editor Rhett Iseman Trull interviewed on the Ploughshares
December 18, 2013
Nathaniel Perry's "In Bloom, Where the Meadow Rises" published on
Poetry Daily
Fall 2014
Cave Wall editor Rhett Iseman Trull interviewed in the The Review
Spring 2015
Congratulations to Maxine Scates, whose poem, "Singer," from Cave
Wall Issue #13, was awarded a
Pushcart Prize.
Thanks to all who entered Cave Wall's
2017 BROADSIDE CONTEST. Congratulations to our
winners and finalists:
Spring 2017
Congratulations to Nickole Brown and Judson Mitcham whose
poems, "The Dead," and "White," from Cave Wall Issue #14, were
chosen by Natasha Trethewey for the  
Best American Poetry
1st PLACEJennifer Grotz, “Come, No Longer Unthinkable”

2nd PLACE—
Molly Spencer, “In Southeast Lower Michigan, a
Chance of Snow after Midnight”

3rd PLACE—
Chelsea Wagenaar, “Night Shift”

Danielle Beazer Dubrasky, “Palimpsest”
Matthew Thorburn, “Gray Light on an Unmade Bed”

Emma Bolden, “The Two White Pigeons”
Christopher Buckley, “After Su Tung-Po”
Malcolm Friend, “Ode to My Curls”
Charlotte Matthews, “Companion to the Mind”
Tori Reynolds, “Rabbit Rabbit”
Cave Wall's fall reading period is now open. Please read
submission guidelines and send us your best work.
We read blind so remember to remove your name from
your poems. Postmark deadline: October 31.
Some of our issues are close to selling out so this may
be your last chance to complete your set.
“Living in a city apartment, I’ve adapted to
giving away or recycling literary journals.
There is one exception to that rule:
We keep them all."
Do your holiday shopping now. And treat yourself to
a treasure.
This great deal lasts through November.
~Sandra Beasley, author of Count the
and I Was the Jukebox
"Cave Wall reminds me of why I started writing poetry in
the first place."
~Natasha Trethewey,  U.S. Poet Laureate 2012-2014
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