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Thursday, November 29, 2007

Report from Florida...now with audio!


Jennifer just got back from FSU & the reading was a smashing success. The campus bookstore had 20 copies of each book...& sold them all!

Here's a podcast from the reading.

Rocking good news. We love FSU.

If you were there & have photos to share, give a shout, will ya?

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Galatea Resurrects...


...one of the most open, most innovative, and most enthusiastic poetry-review publications online or in print, has posted an updated list of books and chapbooks seeking reviewers. (One of the coolest things about this magazine is that it encourages multiple perspectives on the same book, meaning, once a book has been reviewed it is still available for another look!)

Details here. (Ours are there too, if you're so inclined.)

And do dive into the latest issue, which speaks to books by some of our tiny press friends like No Tell Books, Effing Press, Octopus Books, BlazeVOX, Otoliths Press, Bootstrap Press, and many others.

Friday, November 23, 2007

Review copies available


The publicity mailings have mostly gone out & the response has been good so far.

But, if you're a reviewer or editor and would like to review/assign Drunk by Noon or For Girls (& Others), there are a limited number of review copies remaining.

Please get in touch. (Email at upper right.)

Thanks!

Monday, November 19, 2007

Knox tonight!


Monday, November 19 at 7:00 PM
in Manhattan

Jennifer L. Knox, Rachel Simon & Kenneth Goldsmith
read for Readings Between A & B

11th Street Bar
510 East 11th Street
New York, NY

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Photos from the Drunk by Noon party




Is that a cat playing piano? Why, yes it is.

See what else you missed in this cool slideshow by Jeremy Hinsdale.

Here are a few more from Kaelea's Flickr set:


Total Poetry Freak-Out!
Originally uploaded by kaeleaann


Total Poetry Freak-Out!
Originally uploaded by kaeleaann

& some crappy phone cam shots:





Thursday, November 8, 2007

Bloof invades the Midwest Territories


Advance warning so there's plenty of time for you to sweep the cobwebs outta the fallout shelter in your backyard, lay in some canned goods, toiletries, purified water, matches, etc. & get whatever shots you're gonna need:

Bloof Books will be making a tour of the Midwest...& possibly West...come April.


Here's what the schedule looks like so far:
April 2: Shanna Compton at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI.
April 3: Jennifer L. Knox, Danielle Pafunda & Shanna Compton at the Fixx Series in Chicago, IL.
April 4: TBD
April 5: TBD
April 6: Jennifer L. Knox, Danielle Pafunda & Shanna Compton at the Actual Kansas Series in Lawrence, KS.

We're also planning to hit Fargo, ND (date to come), and possibly Iowa City (where, as we know from "The Best Thanksgiving Ever,"* Jennifer's spent "a lot of time.")

So where else should we go? We've got this roadtrip thing down. Four or five hours in a car is nothing for poets with our stamina. Heck, we've done much as 10.5 at once, back in 'aught-five. (Those were the days.) We've got a cooler.

If you're in the Midwest or West Coast--or really any place at all--we'd like to come see you. If you invite us, we'll do our best to get there. Shoot us an email (address in the sidebar).

*A holiday favorite from A Gringo Like Me & way less risky than turducken.

Monday, November 5, 2007