Monday, July 14, 2014

Review of Michael Ruby's AMERICAN SONGBOOK

My review of Michael Ruby's American Songbook, a re-mix of the American musical canon, is up at Rain Taxi online.

You can hear Michael Ruby read from this collection at Jacket2.

Copies of American Songbook are available through Ugly Duckling Presse. 

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Forthcoming Nous-zot titles, Fall 2014

Nous-zot Press is delighted to announce three new chapbooks to be published in Fall 2014:

Metta SamaOne Hundred Eyes & Other Renderings

j/j hastainApophallation Sketches: a Theater of Affective Extremes, Strenuous Essays for the Senses

Maria DamonXXX, cross-stitch vispos (color)

Metta Sáma, Assistant Professor of & Director of Creative Writing, is author of Nocturne Trio (YesYes Bøøks 2012) and South of Here (New Issues Press 2005 (published under her legal name, Lydia Melvin)). Her poems, fiction, creative non-fiction, & book reviews have been published or forthcoming in Blackbird, bluestem, Drunken Boat, The Drunken Boat, Esque, hercricle, Jubilat, Kweli, The Owls, Pebble Lake Review, Pyrta, Reverie, Sententia, Vinyl, among others.

j/j hastain is a collaborator, writer and maker of things. j/j is the inventor of The Mystical Sentence Projects and is author of numerous poetry and  cross-genre books including Forensics of the Chamber (Argos Books, 2013), myrrh to re all myth (Furniture Press Books, 2013) libertine monk (Scrambler Press), The Non-Novels (forthcoming, Spuyten Duyvil) and myrrh to re all myths  (Furniture Press Books).

Maria Damon is Professor and Chair of the Department of Humanities and Media Studies at the Pratt Institute of Art. She has published several books of poetry scholarship and several collaborations (with mIEKAL aND and Jukka-Pekka Kervinen) of poetry. She currently works in cross-stitch visual poetry.