Intro / background / mission /history of your 'zine:
We look for well-crafted poems that exhibit an “umbrella idea”: poems with intense focus and superb ideation.
Poetry-kindred prose in a number of set categories such as Close Reads, This Old Book, ContraVerse, Musings, interviews. Our ‘zine-within-a-‘zine, the Bumbershoot annual, publishes light verse.
Kate Bernadette Benedict, editor and publisher, is author of the full-length poetry collection Here from Away. For many years she worked as a book editor for New York City publishers. Contributing Editor Rachel Dacus is author of Earth Lessons, Femme au chapeau, and other collections.
How Divine, Umbrella’s Spring 2008 special interfaith collection of spiritual poetry: tinyurl.com/6ovnhs