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Translated from the German by Andrew Joron and Nick Hoff
Poetry, 128 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 978-1-936194-20-9. Original paperback, $14
Publication date: February 15, 2016

A thicket, a manure pile, a marigold, gravel, a tomato, a cypress — award-winning Austrian poet Michael Donhauser engages in a “close reading” of natural things. [ … ]

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Lissa Mc:Laughlin
Poetry, 80 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 978-1-936194-21-6 original paperback $14
Publication date: December 15, 2015

Taut lines—fragments from a journal? a report on hospice work?— seem to keep moving out of our grasp while at the same time bringing us closer to their subject, the elusive experience of the dying and their nurses.

With a [ … ]

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translated from the French by Daniel Levin Becker, Ian Monk, Michelle Noteboom, and
Jean-Jacques Poucel
Poetry, 136 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 978-1-936194-18-6, original paperback $14
Publication date: January 15, 2015

Frédéric Forte’s Minute-Operas are poems “staged” on the page. A simple vertical line of 3 inches separates “the stage” and “the wings.” The [ … ]

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Kristin P. Bradshaw
Poetry, 104 pages, offset, smyth-sewn
ISBN 978-1-936194-19-3, original paperback $14
Publication date: October 15, 2014

Apologies. For a new religion? a social-political discourse? a queer’s life? All these plus a reflection on the tension between immediacy and understanding, set in a quasi historical dream-landscape in motion from the ‘West’ of antiquity toward [ … ]

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Poetry, 80 pages, offset, smyth-sewn

ISBN 978-1-936194-17-9, original paperback $14

Publication date: April 15, 2014

On the heels of “CITIZENS UNITED 2,” or, MCCUTCHEON VS. FEC, here is a work between essay and poem that researches the constitutional rights granted to corporations and their implications—starting soon after the Civil War. At the same time it investigates [ … ]