Author Archives: grandmamosespress

PROOF OF JAMIE O’CONNELL

As a small poetry press that focuses on handmade chapbooks, real excitement doesn’t come often. It’s too expensive. There are times though when projects get close to market. Times when the shelves of City Lights start to lean toward the Southern New Mexican desert in anticipation of a new Grandma Moses Press title. Times when […]

INTRODUCING JAMIE O’CONNELL

We are excited to announce our next project is Factory Globe by Jamie O’Connell. We were impressed with her poem on Cacti Fur and now she’s getting her own chapbook. That’s how it works these days. Here’s a snippet of Jamie’s verse and a homemade postcard by me and my 7 year old to go […]

Apparel by Grandma Moses Press

LEMON WATER IN LAKE MICHIGAN ~ The Hoodie ~ $42.00 ~ available in 2 colors ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MIS– ~ The T shirt ~ $20.00 ~ available in 5 colors ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GOD DAMNED MOUTH ~ The premium T shirt ~ $25.00 each ~ available in 5 colors ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ACID & MENUDO Premium T Shirt ~ $25.00 each~ 5 colors available […]

POET TO NOTICE: Sreemanti Sengupta

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: Sreemanti Sengupta We hope you enjoy these 4 haiku as much as we did.   Poet The poet’s house went from verse to verse ~ Love He made love like a fasting dog ~ Conjugal Their marriage was like a clown’s smile ~ Christmas A […]

ACID & MENUDO — the T shirt!!

You need an ACID & MENUDO t-shirt. Be cool, if not cooler, than these white models. We’re not getting rich on this, we’re simply trying to fry your wardrobe. Artwork by the bad-ass, Las Cruces artist, Coy Lowther. Hand lettering by Charlie Boy Ertola. Relive the magic of Johnny Huerta’s folk poetry oddesy with a […]

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice

Grandma Moses Press was founded in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1992. We recently returned home to visit the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice. The memorial is dedicated to the human losses suffered during the era of racial terror lynchings, which swept across the South and beyond in the decades following the abolition of slavery. […]

SALE!!! ACID & MENUDO $9.99

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Johnny Huerta’s cult classic ACID & MENUDO will be $9.99 for the rest of April.  This is a $5.00 savings off the cover price. Here is a picture of Jon in the first hour of January 1, 2018:  

LEMON WATER IN LAKE MICHIGAN BY LAURA MANARDO AVAILABLE NOW

AVAILABLE NOW: Lemon Water in Lake Michigan by Laura Manardo. This chapbook is a mash-up between Jacques Cousteau and The Hite Report on Female Sexuality. Skinny-dip with Irrawaddy Dolphins and Giant Squid like never before. Here is the first poem in the collection.   LEMON WATER IN LAKE MICHIGAN ~ By Laura Manardo ~ $5.00 This chapbook […]

AWP18–That Ain’t Twerkin’ That’s TUBBIN’!!

GRANDMA MOSES PRESS attended AWP18 in Tampa, Florida. We had a table at the Whale Prom. It was great spreading our aesthetic to all the academics strolling by. Here’s some pictures from the first ever WHALE PROM:   

Introducing LAURA MANARDO

We are so thrilled to introduce our newest poet, Laura Manardo. We will be publishing her fantastic chapbook LEMON WATER IN LAKE MICHIGAN in late February. Here is a poem from the chapbook so you can start to dig her style:   Irrawaddy Dolphins and Casual Sex Like the Irrawaddy dolphin, I have sex for […]