conception, by penny alexander
a letterpress printed broadside of typewriter art visualizing the early stages of pregnancy.
2019 social justice subscription (4 mailings per year)
books will be announced throughout the year. 2018 books included *found, but really lost* by pamela laskin // *variations on sett/ling seed/ling* by sherese francis // *unparallel* by zahura akter // *how to be a woman according to prime time & social media & pop culture* by mariahadessa ekere tallie & margreet van der vlies
sonnet 27, by feng zhi
a bi-lingual broadside. risograph printed english/chinese edition, translated by emily goedde. illustrated with a work by the contemporary artist weng wu
suspended whispers, by roja chamankar
a trilingual edition of 8 poems, translated by emily beyda & illustrated by jade fusco (dmzl).
utensils, by ana martins marques
a bi-lingual broadside. risograph printed english/portuguese edition, translated by elisa wouk almino. illustrated with a work by the czech surrealist artist toyen, from her “shooting range” cycle (1939-1940).
silent rain!, by zahura akter
silent rain! is a triptych of poems encased in a black linen envelope by brooklyn-based bengali poet zahura akter that explore issues of gender equality and cultural identity. **all proceeds will be donated to voices of bangla.**
the little typewriter, by siegfried kracauer
the little typewriter is a story by the german jewish author and film critic siegfried kracauer, who immigrated to new york during world war ii. this playful story cum capitalist critique, originally published in german in 1927, has been lovingly translated by johannes von moltke, with illustrations by vlad beronja.
our 5th anniversary double issue (8: “not a metaphor” / 9: “sitting between chairs”). issue 8 was guest edited by jp howard & casey rocheteau (poetry), ginger buswell (prose), & alisha wessler (art). the issue includes the poetry of tara betts, destiny o. birdsong, amber flame, micaela foley, alexis pauline gumbs, amanda johnston, stacey knecht, and pamela laskin, prose by emily hunt kivel and meg whiteford, and art by matt neff. issue 9 included guest editors kristin dickinson, emily goedde, and anne posten, with art direction by alisha wessler. the issue includes poetry by denés krusovszky, ana martins marques, kepa murua, alejandro saravia, iryna starovoit, prose by david albahari and jennifer croft, and translations by penny alexander, genevieve arlie, elisa wouk almino, ellen elias-bursac, maría josé giménez, sandra kingery, grace mahoney, saein park, agnieszka pokojska, & eliana vagalau. featured art by melanie teresa bohrer. cover design by kayla romberger.
issue 6 “to all, to all children” is created for and by kids. contributors are lola calise, ian mclellan davis, lilya davis, meghan forbes, jade fusco, sean goggin, d.f. huettner, evan marsee, & nathan earl rose.
issue 5.5 “words in revolution” is a spoken word record with piano intro/outro by ian mclellan davis. contributions by ross edwards, meghan forbes, jade fusco, isaac gillespie, hannah mcmurray, nathan earl rose, & lucien walker.
brick and mortar
past issues are also available in select stores:
- berl’s poetry shop
- book culture
- printed matter
- book show
- skylight books
- touch vinyl
- adobe books & arts cooperative
- mundo azul