A DAY IN THE LIFE OF GRANDMA MOSES PRESS

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF GRANDMA MOSES PRESS

July 2, 2015

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In Las Cruces, Grandma Moses Press founder, Tim Staley, chops out chapbooks before the reading.

 

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After all the book’s insides are cut out, the covers are chopped to size.

 

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The final steps are folding, stapling, and numbering each book by hand. This is the press’ newest release, a debut collection of poems by Antoinette Nena Villamil.

 

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A line of poetry is stretched from Las Cruces to Albuquerque. The temperature is 101.

 

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Minutes before the reading begins.

 
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The Beatlick Sisters open with “Can You Breathe?”

 

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Joaquin Fore delivers his Science Fiction Gumshoe poems.

 

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Katrina Guarascio slams into high gear. She will be competing at this year’s National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California.

 

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Jon Huerta, down from Outlaw Mountain, closes the evening with four poems from his Grandma Moses Press release: Posole with Benefits.

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