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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Now available for preorder: The Mystery of the Hidden Driveway!




Order here.

We have a limited number of early copies in right now, and first-come orders will go out right away. After those run out, purchases will be preorders and will go out as soon as the shipment comes in (approx 2 weeks).

The official pub date is not till December, so the books will not be available anywhere else (Amazon, etc.) for another 6 weeks, give or take.

Why are you just sitting there?
You know you want one.
You can't wait!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

What's up with Sandra Simonds?


Hey, we can answer that question.



Sandra recently appeared on the Joe Milford Poetry Show. Listen in, as she and Joe discuss MFA programs, poetry, and more.

Her poem "Wife's Job at the Perpetual Alps Factory" appears in the latest Believer.

Steven Fama offers a really terrific (and extensive) appreciation of Sandra's work from Warsaw Bikini, Made from Scratch and her recent reading in San Francisco on his blog, the glade of theoric ornithic hermetica, here.

And in case you missed it back in July/August, check the back issue of Poetry for 2 new poems and a podcast featuring Sandra!

We're so looking forward to her forthcoming Cleveland State book, aren't you?

In the meantime, we happily remind you Warsaw Bikini stuns & delights. Get it.

Catching up with Danielle Pafunda




Our dear D always has a lot going on! Here's a rundown of what she's been up to lately.

Yesterday, a piece from her series-in-progress "The Dead Girls Speak in Unison" was featured as the Poem of the Day by the Academy of American Poets at Poets.org, complete with a cool little flash video in Text Flow.

Nic Sebastian offers this mellifluous audio performance of Danielle's poem "The Girls in the Apartment Upstairs," at Whale Sound.

Susana Gardner speaks up for Danielle's latest book, Iatrogenic: Their Testimonies, at Steve Evans' annual Third Factory Attention Span. (As usual, the whole list is fascinating and you'll find some new loves.) And you can purchase the book from Noemi Press here.

She offers her thoughts on the state of American poetry (along with many others!) in this forum-type piece in a recent edition of The Huffington Post.

And the formidable Ms. Pafunda continues to mix it up with the women of VIDA & Pussipo.

Look for her frequently on the new group blog sponsored by Action Books, Montevidayo.

As always, we encourage you to greedily obtain a copy of My Zorba here.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Equalizer 1.3


From editor Michael Schiavo comes a new pdf mag, in serial form. Please copy/forward/repost/tweet, etc. Oh, and don't forget to read it.


Click icon to download the 468K pdf

In this installment:
The Equalizer 1.3

Joshua Corey, Stephanie Anderson, Buck Downs, Shanna Compton, Laura Carter, Peter Davis, Alana Dagen, Reb Livingston, Cody Walker, John Cotter, Craig Santos Perez, and Chris Martin.


"Please forward this email and attachment to interested readers. If you'd like to sign up for The Equalizer mailing list to receive sections as they're released throughout October 2010, please email theunrulyservant [at] gmail [dot] com. Visit michaelschiavo.blogspot.com for more information, including updates & links to websites that will be hosting some or all of The Equalizer sections. Feel free to post this PDF to your blog or website. Please include the names of contributors in your post.

The Equalizer 1.1 available online via HTMLGiant and Maureen Thorson.

The Equalizer 1.2 available online via HTMLGiant and Maureen Thorson.

Oct. 7: The Equalizer 1.4 featuring a selection of John Gallaher's Guidebooks.