Essential an anthology
Written by 55 creatives during the covid-19 pandemic, this anthology of poetry and micro fiction was created to raise money for independent bookstores during the economic crisis caused by the novel virus. It includes the work of writers from around the world that range in experience from one poet's first time publication, to a poet laureate's latest. Every bit of it has been deemed essential.
With Only Which She Could Carry
Written by: Nicole Jean Turner
Grand prize winner of the 2019 UWA Poetry Contest, With Only Which She Could Carry is a collection of poems chronicling transient characters trying to establish lives in multiple spaces at the same time, existing everywhere and nowhere at once.
The author invites you to read, consider, and imagine a life lived out of terminals, stations, and the ether. Consider the motions of a life pressed through these turnstiles and what shapes might be formed of you from it. Consider what you might take and leave behind.
The Drunk Has Shot The Pilot and He's Flying Us Into The Ocean
J. Carpenter Summer 2020
The Drunk Has Shot the Pilot is a collection of poems selected from J. Carpenter's first three works: Things We Lost, Religion, and The Great American Relapse. Chosen for their raw grind through themes of sobriety, love, and loss, Carpenter accounts in his own distinct way what it means to be human. These poems were written as a means of self exploration, acceptance, and healing. The provocative array of subject matter selected from those books and republished in this collection that grabs you by the collar and demands the readers attention
The Best F-ING Poets You've Never Heard Of
A anthology of up and coming poets Myles Burr, J. Carpenter, Nicholas Coulombe and Elsbeth Willis
"The Best F-Ing Poets were a much needed shock to my system. I also used it to clean the carburetors and keep the gas from sludging up in my bike over the winter. If you're looking for the same old boring shit, don't read this book."
- Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, NH, Mike Nelson