by Thomas Mowe
Michael Move In With Me by Thomas Mowe. This book of poems is a long address to a muse that supercedes the title’s domestic call, vacillating between the personal and impersonal revelations of the letter’s author. The tactic is both persuasion and prophecy, with enough obscured and enough illuminated to bind the reader to the words which spin the story.
Thomas Mowe writes poems, essays and letters in Portland, Oregon. His work appears in many journals including Big Big Wednesday, Conduit and With+Stand.
published September 2014
5.5inx4.25in / 29pp / $12
by Dato Barbakadze
Translations Series 1
Still Life With Snow and Other Poems, by Georgian poet Dato Barbakadze. This is the first appearance in the English language of a widely published international writer, translated from the Georgian by Seattle poet and writer, Lyn Coffin and assisted by Nato Alhazishvili. Introduction by American poet Sam Hamill.
This first release of the Translations series is funded through a grant from the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.
published July 2014
6.5inx4.625in / 74pp / $15
by Shanta Everingtonannual poetry chapbook 2012
UK poet and teacher, Shanta Everington’s Drowning in Cherryade conjures candy-colored scenes of youth mirrored in an examination of memories. Overwhelmed by first experiences, the poems are at once told with a resignedness to their outcomes, while maintaining a perspective of awkward fumbling for an anchor. This parallax affect helps complete the pictures presented here with a quick wit, a rooted voice and a few playful surprises.
Published March 2014
5.5in x4.25in / 15pp / $5
by Sid Millerannual poetry chapbook 2013
There are twenty-six words in Yiddish to describe
a paste of spreadable liver, but not one
for the catalog of places on your body
that I’m going to kiss while we’re floating.
None that translate to all things will pass,
they’ll never get more profound.
Published August 2013
5.5in x4.25in / 20pp / $5
by Shane Joaquín Jiménez
From prison to farm to city, this collection of stories takes you on a parallel journey to that of its teller with characters dissected along the way. The road novel reinvented through glimpes of america. All told in sepia stained images with bloodletting humor and a baking scented noir, these short fictions pursue the question of ‘what next’ served up with a dark tonic realism.
Shane Jimenéz’s stories are brief, sometimes in the way that car wrecks are brief…[he] has a soft touch for brilliant, sharp, sideways stories.
Keith Abbott, author of Downstream From Trout Fishing in America: A Memoir of Richard Brautigan
1st edition published December 2008
2nd edition re-released August 2013
5.5inx4.25 in / 54pp / $10