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Coming this summer…
The Understanding between Foxes and Light
Our focus is on innovative, quality poetry and prose from fearless writers everywhere in the world. The first anthology, It’s Animal but Merciful, is available now. Our next anthology, The Understanding between Foxes and Light, will be published summer 2013 and we shall shortly be announcing our first single poet collection.
It’s Animal but Merciful features fifty-five poets and fiction writers across the United States, plus Botswana, the Philippines, Denmark, and Canada. This is world writing with a New York flair—no nonsense, no claptrap, ready to spit in your eye or call you lover in a cyberminute. There’s brutality, glamour, danger, and glitz (but an unexpected tenderness too).
Hala Alyan, Claus Ankersen, Daniel Aristi, Marcia Arrieta, Priscilla Atkins, Paco Brown, Gabriel Cabrera, Patrick Cahill, Billy Cancel, Lauren Marie Cappello, Peter Carlaftes, Jay Chollick, J. Crouse, Sabina Crowley, Marie Dominique E. Dela Paz, Rich Ferguson, Joan Gelfand, Flores, Christian Georgescu, Russ Green, Janet Hamill, Deborah Hauser, Karen Hildebrand, R. Nemo Hill, Aimee Herman, Vicki Iorio, Ted Jonathan, Kit Kennedy, a.m. kozak, Sarah-Jean Krahn, David Lawton, Richard Loranger, Christopher Luna, Catfish McDaris, Kate Marchetto, Kristen Orser, Daniel Scott Parker, Puma Perl, Dan Raphael, Francis Raven, Lynette Reini-Grandell, Karl Roulston, Cin Salach, skoo d foo da bom!, Mary McLaughlin Slechta, Jon Steinhagen, John Duncan Talbird, Charles F. Thielman, John J. Trause, Bruce Weber, Gina Williams, Theresa Williams, David Winter, Amy Wright, Tina Yang.
”An ambitious work, and a risky one, It’s Animal but Merciful finds common ground for a diverse group of poets in excellent craft and fearless voices…Read this book. Stick with it to the end. You will not be disappointed. You will be dazzled.” - Emilia Fuentes Grant, The Pedestal Magazine
“It’s Animal but Merciful draws the reader into a page-turning set of accessible, provocative poems and short stories…International poets add a detectable international flavor to It’s Animal, which is also national in its American scope.” - David St.-Lascaux, Interrupting Infinity
Do you know about our Spoken Words Sundays reading series? We are at the historic Parkside Lounge (back room), 317 E Houston St (at Attorney St), New York City, every Sunday 4-6 pm. See calendar for details. It’s got a great stage and a terrific vibe—so come and join up for our weekly features and poetry open mic. We look forward to seeing you.
“The Parkside Lounge on East Houston is the coolest new venue in town for poetry readings. Sundays at 4pm” – Live Mag!