Black Lawrence Press
T.J. BEITELMAN's first full-length collection of poems, In Order to Form a More Perfect Union, was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2012. He’s published two poetry chapbooks, Pilgrims: A Love Story, also from Black Lawrence Press, and Thirteen Curses and Other Love Poems from Dream Horse Press. His stories, poems, and essays have appeared widely in literary magazines, and he has two more titles forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press: John the Revelator, a novel due out in 2013, and Americana, a poetry chapbook, due out in 2015. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama, where he teaches creative writing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. He can be found in a parallel universe at
Contemporary Literature & Non-Fiction
ISBN 978-0-9826228-6-5     $9.00
"Beitelman takes us on a pilgrimage both sensual and metaphysical, both comic and tragic, warning us against "shimmer, shine, and show" while delivering bushels of each."
—Joel Brouwer
ISBN 9978-0-9828766-9-5    $14.00
"Jam-packed with the materials of American history and culture, Beitelman’s poems are wonders to behold, set loose and spinning across forms, eras, and landscapes."
                    —Jim Murphy