North American Time
Poetry from The US & Canada

Felicia McCarthy’s pick of the strongest established and emerging voices in poetry from The US & Canada

3 Poems by Carolyn L. Tipton

Carolyn L. Tipton, Berkley poet, professor, and award-winning translator brings autumn alive with these short vivid poems.

2 Poems by John Hicks

John Hicks fills his poetry with vibrant colour and sound, in response to the world around him

1 poem by John Robert Grogan

Let yourself be carried along by the lyricism and tightly packed melancholy of this villanelle by Irish-Australian poet, John Robert Grogan!

3 Poems by Michael Igoe

Poems from Michael Igoe that appear to go down easy but challenge you to read again.

3 Poems by Michael H. Brownstein

Poet Michael H Brownstein sends messages out from Dante’s circles of hellish loss of physical and mental well being while transcending both.

3 Poems by Barry Peters

Barry Peters’ social commentary on tech’s effect on a generation of writers is sometimes wry, often laugh out loud funny. Enjoy the work of this poet from North Carolina.

Poetry by Carolyn Martin

Writing poetry since her twenties, Carolyn’s first project was to rewrite the Bible. ‘My poems attempt to be simple in words as they grapple with the complexity of being on earth right now.’

2 poems by Martina Reisz Newberry

Martina Reisz Newberry, of Upland, California, daughter of a steel worker, storyteller father and a talented, artistic mother, uses words that jostle and ripple in responding to the environment.

Poetry by Kathryn de Leon

Kathryn de Leon, longtime poet arriving into world of publishing, writes her discovery of poetry, of Sylvia Plath, and the fires of '67, subjects familiar to our time

Poetry by Cameron Morse

Cameron Morse’s first collection, 'Fall Risk', won Glass Lyre Press’s 2018 Best Book Award.