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"As anyone who's gone to the movies or a poetry reading or church in Black neighborhood or an Indian neighborhood knows we *talk back*. We have to in order to make our own space in the performance, our own space in the world. Morris is mighty in time and sound and this book is a score but also an instructional manual for the creation of similar art. Stein, Kubrick, Cage, Schwitters and Alomfrah may be her starting points--Mullen, Bernstein and the art of benshi her muses on the journey--but the power of Morris' mind and poetry happen in the *moment* and it is entirely her own.” — Kazim Ali
$22, 7x10," 128 pgs, perfect bound with audio
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Pomegranate Eater by Amaranth Borsuk
"A dazzling, sensual, & brilliantly inventive invitation to taste what André Gide called, The Fruits of the Earth--as well as an offering of those more suspect pomegranate seeds from that place below. Persephone’s breath animates these exquisite lines, these wry hymns and provocative psalms of both profusion and reckoning. Already known as one of our most compelling poetic marauders in recent poetry, Amaranth Borsuk proves once again that she is the poet to watch as we enter this next century of new poetic mythologies and of radical technologies as well. Don’t miss this truly amazing book."—David St. John
$16.95, 6x9," 88 pgs, perfect bound
"Just when we thought it was all wall-to-wall Wikipedia, a new and ingenious, intrepid, inventive romp through knowledge appears—an encyclopédie that acknowledges Diderot and d’Alembert's groundbreaking work—and then goes off entirely on its own. The
genius begins in the carefully curated selection of entries and continues in an oddball bouncy prose full of unexpected specifics. Brilliant through and through, and punctuated by perfect pictures that don’t so much illustrate as invigorate, it’s a page-turner—one that, as Diderot claimed, will “change the way people think.”—Cole Swenson
Winner of The Feminist Wire Poetry Contest, selected by Evie Shockley
portion of sales goes to support The Feminist Wire.
Borrowed Wave by Rachel Moritz
"We sometimes view beauty with suspicion—how does the pleasure it affords seduce us, mislead us? The startling beauty of Rachel Moritz’s poems serves a different purpose. This beauty spatializes experience as an exquisite, if partially remembered—wavering—landscape."
$17.95, 6x9," 80 pgs, perfect bound
To Boil Water by Myha T. Do
Kore Short Fiction Winner selected by Kate Bernheimer
"To Boil Water is so iconoclastic, so elliptical and so very mystic—I just couldn't stop thinking about it. This story channels Yoko Ono via Franny Glass; it’s a prayer: an occult and traditional meditation on loss that lives in the past and future at once."—Kate Bernheimer
$11, 5.5 x 8.5", 16 pgs, photograph fixed
to cover, staple binding
A Parallel Life by Mary Byrne
A Kore Short Fiction Winner selected by Karen Brennan
“This remarkable story traces the life of a Serbian woman, Zorica, marooned for years in Paris, struggling with illiteracy, bureaucracy, aging and the forces of history that have shaped her life. Told by a nameless narrator with an effortless blend of humor and pathos, “A Parallel Life” is structured like a document—eschewing the traditional dramatic action of literary realism and straddling the borderland between fiction and nonfiction."—Karen Brennan
$11, 5.5 x 8.5", 32 pgs, color cover on kraft paper,