At once it struck me what quality went to form a Man of Achievement, especially in Literature, and which Shakespeare possessed so enormously - I mean Negative Capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact and reason. 

John Keats


Announcing the
2014 Poetry Contest

Negative Capability Press is pleased to announce our 2014 Poetry Book Competition. The winner will receive a prize of $2000, manuscript publication and 25 copies. Visit our contests page for details.

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Just In: Jesus Walks the Southland

Now Available! Jesus Walks the Southland by Robert Gray. Wesley Allen describes it as "a triptych of the holy Trinity of the South–religion, racism, and politics." While Trish Harris deems it "a necessary collection of poems."

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