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Sept 19, 2017: We're shipping preorders and pdfs of Goldbarth now; Peirce in just a week or so. Officially, the Goldbarth releases on Sept 25; Peirce on October 23rd. As you'll notice, though you may buy the chapbooks on Amazon or from your local bookseller, if you buy them from us directly they include a free PDF.

August 28, 2017: Preorders are here for the 2017-2018 chapbook series, consisting of Patricia Clark's Deadlifts, Albert Goldbarth's The World of Multicongruencies We Tend to Inhabit Increasingly, Jacqueline Lyons' Earthquake Daily, Kathleen Peirce's Vault, Maya Catherine Popa's You Always Wished the Animals Would Leave, and Claire Wahmanholm's Night Vision. $40 gets the whole shebang shipped to you as they're released + PDFs. $20 for PDFs only.

July 13, 2017: the 2017 Chapbook Contest results are out. Congratulations to the winner, Claire Wahmanholm, whose manuscript, Night Vision, was selected as the winner out of more than 500 submitted manuscripts. In addition, we plan on publishing finalist chapbooks by Patricia Clark, Jacqueline Lyons, and Maya Popa.

Also forthcoming in 2017-2018 are new chapbooks by Albert Goldbarth, Kathleen Peirce, and Craig Arnold. More news on those to come, but in the meantime, here's the newest series below.

[Covers to come when we have them but until now there's just this text in a box that you have to pretend is half as super awesome as the full collection of chapbook covers this year will surely be]  

2017 Chapbook Subscription: six chapbooks (Clark, Goldbarth, Lyons, Peirce, Popa, Wahmanholm) sent your way as they're released this fall and winter.

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Albert Goldbarth's The World of Multicongruencies We Tend to Inhabit Increasingly comes out on Sept 25, 2017, and will ship then. You can order it now.

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PDF only (which is hilarious, as you probably know, since Goldbarth has never touched a computer) ($5):

"I don't want you to think that all of Goldbarth's poetry is science fiction. It isn't. But he has a kind of science fiction outlook on the world.... He looks at even the most mundane events of human behavior in our ordinary world in all of Einstein's four dimensions." —Frederik Pohl, Science Fiction Chronicle

"If ever the Martians do pay us a courtesy call, I will nominate Albert Goldbarth as an ideal ambassador. He is well-versed in their customs as in our own, and on ace terms with fellow starbuffs from Aristotle to Hawking; collects model spacecraft; has gone on record finding a timewarp no weirder than time; and is hiding, I'm convinced, waggly antennae.... Besides, what better earthling to regale the little green visitors, during the long voyage back to Mars, with tall tales of our exploits, our splendid tomfoolery, our love?" —Ben Downing, Parnassus

 

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Kathleen Peirce's Vault: a Poem comes out on October 23rd.

Everyone who's ever read Rilke's "Archaic Torso of Apollo" knows the depth, the loss, the bewilderment, the vision and discovery one has when encountering the work of art that's truly talismanic. This encounter lies at the heart of Kathleen Peirce's poetics. This poetics is aware that an encounter with a piece of art, (and, perhaps, language, too) is like entering a soul itself. She might be looking at a watercolor or at a statuette, or a gilded egg—but what she sees is the mystery of time. Her eye, examining an object, travels back in time, through time, at time. Whether it is 1575 or 1705 or 2017, she sees the fires are blazing. People and animals are burning. The music flames us. The silence flames in that music.
     How marvelous, in our scattered, ironic, frightened age to find a poet who is unafraid to possess a larger vision, a poet who, not unlike our Modernists, almost a century ago, is unafraid to look at beauty and see the dark waters of time that this beauty survives, yes, but that ravages us, its makers. —Ilya Kaminsky

Find here: poetry's virtues/pleasures. Gorgeous witness. Silence muscled with qualities. Net of attentiveness rippling outward from the meeting of the seer and the seen. Kin to The Tempest: the wondrous woven of the mundane. The strength of purpose and hearkening needed to walk in beauty's strangeness. Its sensuousness; its intimacy (especially with necessity) that supples its language. Patience of soul spun into physical brilliance. Time present and antique, interior and exterior, "feather of hair in one hand, / scissors in another, not the heart / beating but what might return over the heart." These are the most beautiful poems I know. —Liz Waldner

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Patricia Clark's Deadlifts comes out in January 2018

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