Daniel Lisi is the co-founder and publisher of Not a Cult.

Pierside, AWP 2019

Pierside I love Los Angeles. When I think about Los Angeles, I think about this quote from Cameron Esposito: The thing that makes this city great is how logical a backbone it provides to completely illogical pursuits. I couldn’t agree more. To further our admiration for this city, and to further build conversation around topics … read more

Branches (second edition), LA Times Festival of Books

What’s up, blog ether. Here’s some stuff. Branches edition number two We’re re-releasing Rhiannon McGavin’s first full-length poetry book, Branches. What’s cool about this is that Rhiannon gets to revisit work from the early-early stages of her career and provide it fresh context in her contemporary canon. Plus, we get to make a delightful new … read more

AWP, Fall Catalog, & the Poetry Submission Finalists

It’s an objective fact that February 2019 lasted thirty-seven thousand years. Somehow we’ve made it to March, and I’m excited to offer a bit more detail into what we have going on this month and beyond. AWP The Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference is being held in Portland, OR this year. We’ll be … read more

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