Shopping Cart

The BOA Buzz: Hub for Reviews & Publicity of BOA Editions and Our Authors

Recent Blog Posts

The Sundress Blog Reviews Transitory By Subhaga Crystal Bacon’s

We are proud to share a thought-provoking review from Sundress Reads of the award-winning poetry collection "Transitory" by Subhaga Crystal Bacon. Bacon's collection is illuminating and insightful, drawing readers in and giving a voice to the unheard members of the trans community. Grounded in protest and solidarity, Subhaga Crystal Bacon’s Isabella Gardner Award-winning "Transitory" is a collection of elegies memorializing 46 transgender and gender-nonconforming people murdered in the US and Puerto Rico in 2020.  Epistolary in nature, these commemorative poems are “gleaned sketches” attempting to reconstruct lives and deaths from the typically scarce information made available on the internet. Interspersed with the...

Read more →

Publisher's Weekly Review Highlight: "Beforelight" by Matthew Gellman

We are thrilled to announce that "Beforelight", the debut poetry collection by Matthew Gellman, has received a glowing review from Publisher’s Weekly. This remarkable collection, published by BOA Editions, captures the essence of heartbreak, transformation, and the subtle illumination of life’s poignant moments. In "Beforelight", Gellman masterfully weaves together the lives of family members and intimate relationships, portraying a spectrum of emotions through vivid metaphors and striking imagery. The collection features significant figures such as his mother, father, younger brother, and an imagined sister, alongside childhood friends and intimate partners. The poem "Tyler" poignantly depicts the vulnerability of tough boys...

Read more →

Search Blog Posts

Purchase options
Select a purchase option to pre order this product
Countdown header
Countdown message