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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 […]

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 […]

POET TO NOTICE: Linda Quinlan

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: Linda Quinlan. We hope you enjoy these 3 poems as much as we did. A NEW ORLEANS FAREWELL You left me an African mask left me to enter the Please U Cafe on lower St. Charles bacon grease settling on my skin where short round waitresses […]

POET TO NOTICE: JOHN D. ROBINSON

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: John D. Robinson. We hope you enjoy these 3 poems as much as we did. A FAMILY EXCHANGE By the time the police arrived it was all over; we were sat down talking and drinking and smoking, our faces baring the brutality of our violence just […]

POET TO NOTICE: VIVIAN WAGNER

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: Vivian Wagner. We hope you enjoy these 3 poems as much as we did. On Doing Yoga in the Basement of the United Methodist Church on High Street   The peeling Thomas Kinkade border, with its fairy tale houses lit from within, has a certain prana, as does […]

POET TO NOTICE: Bradford Middleton

We are pleased to present our next Poet to Notice: Bradford Middleton. We hope you enjoy these 3 poems as much as we did. DREAMING OF SLEEPING I’m tired, just so damn tired and it seems to be lasting forever or at least the last few months as life shoots darts at my heart and I […]