Legs Tipped with Small Claws

Legs Tipped with Small Claws

by Joan Larkin
Hand-Sewn Chapbook / $10


In Legs Tipped with Small Claws, Joan Larkin’s first collection since My Body: New and Selected Poems, poems rich in the strangeness and struggle of the natural world have a way reordering the reader’s attention. From the eye of the plankton to the shell of the Red-Eared Slider, creatures – both human and animal – glow with the radiance of hard-won attention. The twenty poems that make up this small collection are meant to be savored and lived with for a very long time.

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If I Were Born In Prague

If I Were Born In Prague

By Guy Jean
Versions by Katie Farris & Ilya Kaminsky

Perfect-bound chapbook/bilingual edition (French & English) / $10space


Guy Jean is a member of the first generation of French-Canadian poets to re-discover the cultural heritage of Acadia, which Jean describes as, “a folklore truculent with daily life, local lore linked to universal legends and songs handed down from generation to generation rich in 17th century tavern songs and music going back to the troubadours.” This culture was devastated by the violent British takeover of the region. In Jean’s work the influence of this culture and history combined with the more familiar French poetics of Rimbaud and Michaux results in a work of haunting lyricism. The poems are both playful and mythic, while still seriously engaging in questions of inherited violence.

In If I were born in Prague Jean’s work is beautifully re-imagined in versions by Katie Farris and Ilya Kaminsky allowing English readers an entry point into the vital work being done by one of our neighbors.

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The Other Music: Selected Poems from the 1970s

The Other Music: Selected Poems from the 1970s

by Francisca Aguirre
tr. by Montana Ray

PERFECT-BOUND CHAPBOOK / Bilingual edition (Spanish & English)/ $10


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Why I Am Not A Painter

Why I Am Not a Painter:
A Gathering of Poems by MFA Students in NYC

Perfect-bound book (90 pages)/$15


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This Landscape

This Landscape

by Paige Ackerson-Kiely & Adie Russell
hand-sewn folio with color artwork/$10


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A Sky That Is Never the Same

A Sky That Is Never the Same

by S.C. Hahn
Perfect-bound book/ $15


This limited edition poetry collection, S.C. Hahn’s first, was designed and hand stamped by the Swedish designers BankerWessel and published by Stray Dog Press in Stockholm, Sweden.

S. C. Hahn is a native of Nebraska, but has lived in Sweden since 2000.  He has been writing since the early 80s, and his poems have appeared in over a hundred journals, and many collections including The House of Your Dream: An International Collection of Prose Poetry and The Best of the Prose Poem.

A Sky that is Never the Same is his first full-length collection. In it he investigates global, personal, and imagined history, expatriation, and the shades of difference between loneliness and being alone. The work is at times playful, lyric, surreal, and always eccentric.  A Sky That Is Never the Same is an autodidact’s guide to the world, a book in praise of what is forgotten and what has gone unsung.

You can read one of the gorgeous poems from this book at Dossier Journal’s blog.