This Thursday, July 20 we will be having our local (US) issue release party celebrating our Scottish Issue at Gritty’s Brew Pub here in
Join three inspiring Maine poets, Stephen Petroff, Lee Sharkey and our own Steve Luttrell this Friday, July 14, for a reading of their work from
Alas our good friend Jack Collom is no longer with us. For those of you who are not familiar with him or his work, here is an excerpt from the
It is with heavy heart that we share the news of our friend Heathcote Williams passing. For those who are unfamiliar with him, here is an excerpt
Check out “A Comfortable Fog” by our editor Steve Luttrell published in this week’s Sun Journal!
Join editor Steve Luttrell and guest editor, Makar Christine de Luca on Friday, 28 July 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 at Blackwell’s Bookshop in
“How most people use small literary magazines nowadays, beyond the contributors racking up more scalps for their resumes, I’m not really
More wonderful staff news! The 2017 Maine Literary Awards are announced and two of our very own have won! For those who don’t know what the
Check out some great artwork by our wonderful Art Editor, Wayne Atherton in the latest issue of Maintenance 11. More about the issue and how to
Check out this new book by Trevor Joyce, a wonderful poet who we had the great privilege of publishing in our Fall 2016 issue. Fastness is being
Congratulations to our Friend and frequent support, Lee Sharkey for becoming a Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize Finalist! She submitted her
Coming to a mailbox and newsstand soon, it’s the Spring Issue of the Café Review! Our latest issue will feature an interview with Margaret
Check out this great write up in hyperallergic.com: https://hyperallergic.com/370588/pitching-poetry-charles-bernsteins-essays-and-interviews/
Poets receive gifts from unexpected places (and sometimes think they’re spam:) #poetry #gratitude #greatstories
Long-time TCR contributor and supporter Gary Lawless has won the prestigious Constance H. Carlson Public Humanities Prize from the Maine
Check out the latest issue of the Queen of Cups featuring poems by our Reviews Editor, Megan Grumbling. You can check out more about this
As we revise our website, lots of new content is being added including some of our old issues. Check out the new “Back Issues”
A little late, but here is an article published in the Galway Advertiser from Café Review Editor, Steve Luttrell’s journey to Ireland this
Happy New Year from all of us at The Café Review! May your 2017 be a wonderful and amazing year!
It is with great sadness that we learned this morning of the passing of the great poet and our friend David Meltzer. David Meltzer was born in
Check out three poems from George Wallace’s latest book of poetry, “Shadow of the Slow Decline” coming out Spring 2017.
Margaret Randall, one of the poets featured in our Fall 2016 issue, has a brand new book out called “TO SAVE THE WORLD and TO HAVE BEEN
Check out this cool interview with Sean Kneese, the cover artist of our latest issue. He even mentions us the Café Review. 🙂
Check out this wonderful interview with this great English poet! https://www.writeoutloud.net/public/blogentry.php?blogentryid=47697
Taken at The Parkside Lounge in The East Village , NYC by Judith Sokoloff on Sept. 25th. 2016 after a reading by Steve Luttrell
Sunday at 4 PM – 6 PM The Parkside Lounge 317 E Houston St, New York, New York 10002 “Great Weather for Media presents feature poets
Attention poetry enthusiasts: If you ever thought of sending in your work, we are now reading for the 2017 season, our 28th year of continually
Allen Ginsberg Teaches You How to Meditate with a Rock Song Featuring Bob Dylan on Bass!
Original post by Maine Historical Society, Portland, Maine Join us for a free poetry reading in the Longfellow Garden August 4th at 5:30! Readers
Tonight!!! Reviews Editor Megan Grumbling does her first PechaKusha, at Engine: Propelling the Creative Community in Biddeford about her new
If you’re in Portland, Maine on Thursday, July 14, 2016 come to Longfellow Books and here our Editor Kevin Sweeney read from his new book,
If you’re in the Portland, Maine area tomorrow, come join our Reviews Editor Megan Grumbling for some beer, nature and on-the-spot typed
Check out this fascinating talk about restoring the oldest library in the world, the ancient al-Qarawiyyin library
Check out an awesome write up by the Kennebec Journal about our latest Irish issue!! “Everywhere you go, it seems, there are people with a
Check out this great little write up about our very own Steve Luttrell’s reading from our latest Irish issue that’s happening in
Late in January of 2016 a collection of poems by poet Sharon Olinka, a past and frequent contributor to The Cafe Review with her own poems and
This April sees the launch of TCR Reviews Editor Megan Grumbling’s poetry collection, Booker’s Point, Winner of the 2015 Vassar
As seen in the Nov/Dec issue of Poets and Writers… Every issue of the Café Review is a limited edition run. Once it is sold out, they are
Special Guests: Gibson Fay-LeBlanc and Sam Anderson
This month’s guests are: Adrian Blevins, poet-in-residence at Colby College And, Kate Schrock, singer -songwriter.
Steve Luttrell hosts this poetry and music venue with readings and interviews with local poets and Laureates.
Our very own Steve Luttrell has started a show called Poet’s Cafe. You can check out the October episode here. This episode features Maine
The Café Review is pleased to announce that Publishing Editor Steve Luttrell was recently named Poet Laureate of Portland, Maine, for a two-year
The Cafe Review was recently featured in the May/June issue of Poets and Writers with a wonderful article by Joshua Bodwell. Sadly, the actual