Category: chapbook

Bodies Vs. | Adam Zachary

Bodies Vs. by Adam Zachary $12.00 | 978-0-9950733-0-2 APRIL 2016 BUY ONLINE (free shipping in Canada!)   Bodies Vs. is a collection of essays and stories that detail experiences of human bodies as insufficient avatars for our souls. Of bodies demanding too much space between ourselves and things that we long to interact with more intimately; including friends, lovers, and their bodies, too. Of… Read more →

An Ongoing Lack of Spontaneous Combustion | Pearl Pirie

An Ongoing Lack of Spontaneous Combustion by Pearl Pirie $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-8-2 APRIL 2016 Order now! Read it online!   An Ongoing Lack of Spontaneous Combustion are poems with a menagerie of sidekicks, hippos, ladybugs, and giraffes, all on the same sometimes senseless, sometimes surreal, sometimes ecstatic journey.   — Excerpt   addressing   “Tonight, in a city you will never visit,… Read more →

Mother2Earth: an instruction booklet | philip miletic

Mother2Earth: an instruction booklet by philip miletic   32 pages | $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-4-4 OCTOBER 2015 Get it here!   The poems in Mother2Earth are drawn from both the Super Famicom game, Mother 2, and its North American counterpart known as Earthbound for the Super Nintendo. Although Mother 2 and Earthbound are the same game, intrinsically they are dissimilar. From the very… Read more →

WOOL WATER | JC Bouchard

WOOL WATER by JC Bouchard   32 pages | $10.00 | 978-0-9940839-5-1 OCTOBER 2015 Get it here!   WOOL WATER is a sparse but image-heavy long poem. Using simple language, each short section compares parts of the Icelandic landscape with apathy, loneliness and loss. The speaker struggles for absolution. They strive to coalesce in nature without relinquishing identity. But can we… Read more →

Awaiting Butterflies | Susie Petersiel Berg

Awaiting Butterflies by Susie Petersiel Berg   24 pages | $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-7-5 OCTOBER 2015 Get it here!   “Butterflies remind all of us who knew Eden, of Eden.” Awaiting Butterflies is a series of poems composed for the daughter of Berg’s close friend. The girl, Eden, was first diagnosed with brain cancer at five years old, and the cancer recurred seven… Read more →

this is a love poem, but let’s not be too straightforward about it | philip gordon

this is a love poem, but let’s not be too straightforward about it by philip gordon   April 2015 | 32 pages | $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-2-0| Get it here!   The love poems in this book know that no one reads love poems anymore. The love poems in this book read all one-hundred-fifty-four of Shakespeare’s sonnets, and concluded there was nothing new to… Read more →

where art | Simina Banu

April 2015 | 24 pages | $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-3-7| Get it here!   where art by Simina Banu   A kidnapping. A murder. Crimes at the level of language. where art displays a mystery where its own letters are both its victims and its culprits. Inhabit the role of an I-less detective, work alongside drunk sonnets and two of the five Ws… Read more →

The Discovery of Love | Daniel Scott Tysdal

The Discovery of Love, Excerpts from an Endless Oral History by Daniel Scott Tysdal   April 2015 | 16 pages | $10.00 | 978-0-9940839-1-3| Get it here!   The Discovery of Love is one poem in a series of fauxccasional poems (poems written to celebrate or memorialize a particular fake or speculative occasion). In it, the reader can find excerpts from contemporary interviews… Read more →

Interzones | Domenica Martinello

  Interzones poems by Domenica Martinello   April 2015 | 32 pages | $12.00 | 978-0-9940839-0-6 | Get it here!   One definition of the word “zone” is as follows: “any continuous tract or area that differs in some respect, or is distinguished for some purpose, from adjoining tracts or areas, or within which certain distinctive circumstances exist or are established.” An “interzone” is… Read more →