TIDE’S IN! – Tidal Basin Review, Spring 2012 E-Issue

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The Tidal Basin Press Launches the Spring 2012 Issue!

The complete E-Issue of the Tidal Basin Review is available at www.TidalBasinPress.org.

Cover Art by Najee Dorsey

May 19, 2012 – Washington, DC


Tidal Basin Press, Inc. launches the SPRING 2012 Issue of Tidal Basin Review.

Tidal Basin Review is an electronic literary journal with a print-on-demand option. Tidal Basin Press, Inc. seeks to amplify the voice of the human experience through art that is intimate, engaging, and audacious. We make every effort to include work that propels the present artistic landscape and to publish the wide spectrum of American voices.

The Spring 2012 Issue features collagist, Najee Dorsey, a special artist highlight of painter, Stephen Flemister, and the creative works of 38 writers, many delving into America’s Prison Industrial Complex and the ongoing debate about its continued practice of Capital Punishment in the new millennium, with critical perspectives of current inmates and exonerated death row survivors. Also, meet Chanell Ruth, TBR’s Spring 2012 center-featured Series Poet, whose poem “Bottom of Midnight” graces the print version of the Spring 2012 Issue available for purchase now. Read her interview with TBR Poetry Editor, Truth Thomas, on The Basin Blog.

Spring 2012 Contributors: Michael Adam, Jerry L. Andrew, A. H. Jerriod Avant, Holly Bass, Richard C. Brown, Marilyn Buck, John Paul Calavitta, Cara Chamberlain, James Cherry, Todd Doan, Najee Dorsey, Stephen Flemister, Page Getz, Stephanie Gibson, Brian Gilmore, Sally-Ann Hard, Kenneth Hartman, George Higgins, DaMaris Hill, Simone Jacobson, Ron Keine, Timothy Kercher, Claire Kiefer, Sarah Marcus, Jen Marlowe, John Middlebrook, Edward Myers, Danny Nelson, Christina Olivares, Melynda Price, Henry 7. Reneau, Jr., Chanell Ruth, Saul Sabino, Aaron Samuels, Darlene Scott, Jeremy Sheets, Paul Shepherd, Alex Stolis, Becky Thompson, and Delbert Tibbs.

View the full E-Issue and order your print copy of the Spring 2012 Issue Tidal Basin Review at www.TidalBasinPress.org.

Press Contacts:

Melanie Henderson, Managing Editor

Randall Horton, Editor-in-Chief



About tidalbasinreview

Tidal Basin Press Mission Our mission is to provide a space for inclusive and interdisciplinary approaches to the creative arts. We support artists who represent the rich American landscape by publishing high-quality, well-crafted literature, visual and media art through our annual contest, readings, and print and online journals. Vision Our vision is to amplify the voice of the human experience through art that is intimate, engaging, and audacious. We do not seek shock value art, but rather work that propels the present artistic landscape.

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