Saturday, March 12, 2011

Petite Freak Press

What woke up this Saturday?

Fewer & Further Press is pleased to announce the publication of Asterisk 8, featuring poems by Stacy Szymaszek and Corrine Fitzpatrick. Copies of Asterisk 8 can be purchased for $3.50, postpaid:


New Issue of Gently Read Literature:

Reviews of Contemporary Poetry and Literary Fiction

At Once Elegant and Deadly: Joan Biddle on Daniel Johnson's How to Catch a Falling Knife

Endlessly Rewarding: Joe Sullivan on Shya Scanlon's In This Alone Impulse

The Unbearable Weight of the Present: Glenda Burgess on Anna Rabinowitz's Present Tense

Vengeful Beast: Cicily Janus on David Nash's Van Gogh's Ear

Intimate Narrative: Joanna Terrero on Robin Reardon's A Question of Manhood

The Wallet You Dropped May be Your Own: David Atkinson on William Trowbridge's Ship of Fool

Khurshid Alam's Investigative Poetry—An Interpretation on Subject, Treatment, and Technique

A Tendency to Distort the Real: Allyson Hicks Heyen on Alta Ifland's Elegy for a Fabulous World

Primal Matter: Nadine Dalton Speidel on Snaketown by Kathleen Wakefield

Helen Peterson on Redneck Poems by Rusty Barnes


I received this exciting message today, so you better get your sleepy asses over to Brooklyn:

Hey Friends and Family,

We are writing to let you know that Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop is open for business!

We will be selling poetry at the Brooklyn Flea this Saturday and Sunday, March 12th and 13th. Please come out and say hello! We'll be offering a wide selection of handmade poetry books, which you can buy and read with a knitted pair of poetry reading mitts, also handmade and for sale.

The Flea is located at 1 Hanson Place, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn and is close to almost every subway. The hours are from 10-6. More information can be found here:

Hope to see you this weekend or soon; Berl's will be at the Flea every weekend this month.

Your friendly poetry booksellers,
Farrah and Jared

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