Monday, February 11, 2008

micropress publication by ncf grad

:::the press gang::: announces distribution of its second chapbook, one might, by karen volkman-- starting T*O*D*A*Y!

*from one might...
One might start here, with the blank specimen,
not thinking too much or wanting to go home.
Entrance is ample, the peak of the blank,
a kind of acme in the ether.

*letterpressed on vellum,
*silkscreen line images,
*accordion bound, hard-cover.

karen volkman's books of poetry are crash's law (norton, 1996) and spar (univ of iowa press, 2002), which received the iowa poetry prize and the james laughlin award from the academy of american poets. her book of sonnets, nomina, is forthcoming from boa editions in spring 2008. her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies, including the best american poetry, the pushcart prize anthology, american poets in the 21st century: the new poetics, and the gertrude stein awards in innovative poetry. she teaches in the mfa program at the university of montana in missoula. might is available @ twelve dollars from :::the press gang::: via paypal at our *new* website- (click 'purchase' from the main page) -or at your local bookstore!

:::the press gang::: is a small press based out of tuscaloosa (AL) and brooklyn (NY) by and publishing younger avant writers.

:::press gang::: titles are co-published by sara wintz and cristiana baik.

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