We’re looking forward to reading your nominations for the ReBound Series, which showcases out-of-print chapbooks in snazzy, new editions in order to bring them to a wider readership. This series depends on you, Dear Readers, so please take a moment to browse your bookshelves and let us know which out-of-print chapbooks you think deserve new life! The fall reading period is August 1 through September 15, and you can find full guidelines here.
We’re delighted to launch our third annual Summer Kitchen Series with the release of How to Measure the Darkness by Christina Pacosz. This is a limited-edition series; some copies are still available. Get the full details here.
Click here for a sneak peek at the gorgeous cover of Christina Pacosz‘s How to Measure the Darkness, Number 1 in the third volume of our limited-edition Summer Kitchen Series. There’s also a link where you can preorder your copy. Remember, for this series we’ll sell only 23 of each title; 25 copies will go to each author and one will go to your humble editor. Get ’em while they’re hot!
Following up on our teaser, we’re delighted to announce the lineup for next year’s Summer Kitchen Series: another set of five chapbooks published in limited edition print runs of 49 copies apiece. They are:
How to Measure the Darkness by Christina Pacosz – publishing June 21, 2012
Talking About the Weather by Liz Ahl – publishing July 1, 2012
Blood Work by Casey Charles – publishing July 11, 2012
Oh, James by Jill McDonough – publishing July 21, 2012
The Queer Texas Prayerbook by Crystal Boson – publishing August 1, 2012
We’re also happy to announce that we’ll publish JeFF Stumpo’s El Oceano y la Serpiente/The Ocean and the Serpent as Number 7 in our ReBound Series on May 1, 2012.
In October, we’ll publish Ed Madden’s My Father’s House as Number 6 in Volume Two of our Editor’s Series. And in March of 2013, we’ll publish David Eye’s Rain Leaping Up When a Cab Goes Past as Number 7 in the series. These titles were the runners-up for this year’s Robin Becker Chapbook Prize, and we’re so very happy that the poets were agreeable to publishing their work with us!
Finally, look for news about this year’s Keystone winners in December. And that will pretty much set the calendar for 2012! Thanks to you all for your continuing support.
Here’s a teaser: What do Christina Pacosz, Liz Ahl, Casey Charles, Jill McDonough, and Crystal Boson have in common (besides the fact that we love them all)? Here’s a hint: check our production schedule to find out!
We bid goodbye to summer with Ava Sayaka Rosen’s Rattle & Sway, Number Five in this year’s Summer Kitchen Series. Our congratulations to Ava, and our thanks to everyone for your support of this limited-edition series. Next year’s series will lead off with a new chapbook from Christina Pacosz!
We are now accepting submissions for the 2011 ReBound Series, which publishes out-of-print chapbooks in snazzy new editions. Current titles in the series are, in order of release, Notes from the Red Zone by Christina Pacosz, Ordinances by Naomi Lazard, Letter to Frank O’Hara by Steve Turtell, and Slow to Burn by Collin Kelley. Two additional titles will be released in November and December: No Matter by Louis McKee, and Midwinter Fires by Jeffery Beam.