We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: LANCE GAMBRELL He never calls himself a poet and perhaps that’s the best kind. I’ve always been able to tell when reading his work that something special was going on. There’s a palpable longing and an honesty of spirit all spread out before us on […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Grandma Moses Press will be publishing a poetry anthology containing only poets born in New Mexico. Lots of writers call New Mexico home, but for this project, we’re only interested in poets who were born here. If you were born in New Mexico (you don’t have to show us your papers), and […]

Grandma Moses Press is thrilled to announce the release of SOPAPILLA SYRUP by folk poet Johnny Huerta. This is 113 pages of llano, dive bars, THC, heartbreak and earnest despondency. This is Huerta’s 2nd full length poetry collection. This book has been many years in the making, and we are so excited to finally let […]

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS by Tim Staley   All I want for Christmas is a french kiss that lasts the rest of my life   All I want for Christmas is really a french kiss that lasts the rest of my life even when i’m sleeping, or grieving, or engaged in figuring out my […]

AVAILABLE NOW: FACTORY GLOBE by Jamie O’Connell. These poems are a spark of coherence in the dark, jumbled drudgery of our cyber lives. Here is a taste of O’Connell’s verse.   FACTORY GLOBE ~ By Jamie O’Connell ~ $5.00 This chapbook contains 19 poems and 3 drawings Dimensions: 3 3/8ths inches by 5 inches Free Shipping on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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