working on squaring with the fact that in one week… the poets are coming. i’m excited. i’m nervous. i bought a fresh bottle of antacids.
hard to believe it’s been almost a year since i have seen some of these folks. it’s time. ready or not…
and, what better reason would one need to hang out with some of the coolest people in the universe.. to put together a hella cool show… well—TA DA
yes, folks. the books are on the way, the poets will be soon. i go find happy sleepy place now
THIS IS POETRY VOLUME 1 WOMEN OF THE SMALL PRESS
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Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Citizens for Decent Literature Press (July 31, 2014)
CONTINENTAL USA ONLY
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CONTRIBUTORS: Stephanie Bryant Anderson, Arlene Ang, C.V. Auchterlonie, Francesca Bell, Iris Berry, Sirenna Blas, Jennifer Blowdryer, Jane Blue, April Michelle Bratten, Bree, Judy L. Brekke, Melanie Browne, MK Chavez, Wanda Marrow Clevenger, Sharon Coleman, Ryder Collins, Cathleen Allyn Conway, Juliet Cook, Cassandra Dallett, Jessica Dawson, Heather Dorn, Lisa Douglass, Alexis Rhone Fancher, Teri Louise Kelly, Ellaraine Lockie, Diane Lockward, Ally Malinenko, Ellyn Maybe, Michele McDannold, Ann Menebroker, Sheila E. Murphy, Alexandra Naughton, s. Nicholas, T.A. Noonan, Puma Perl, Misti Rainwater-Lites, Erin Reardon, Lynne Savitt, Trina Stolec, Susan Yount.
Women of the Small Press move through the phases of identity and sexuality–shifting gears–controlling the stick shift with the mouth. –Julie Demoff Larsen, editor at Blotterature Literary Magazine
Let’s face it. In the poetry World that should strive for human rights there has never been a balance between man and woman. Leaving the women often unheard. Someone has needed to anthologize the women of the small press for a long time. Leave it to Michele McDannold and Brian Fugget to do this and do it right. This anthology captures all of the anger, all of the passion, all of the love, all of the hate, everything. This should be an instant classic. — Michael D. Grover, Head Poetry editor at Red Fez Publications
As you read this anthology, keep a notebook and a pen nearby. If you’re like me, you’ll wind up with a long list of essential new poets to seek out further. — Bud Smith, poet/author of Tollbooth
The women of the underground howl, growl, sing and grunt truth in words plain and poignant. No timid academics here. These ladies have something to say. — J. Claudius Cloyd, author/poet