I always appreciate start-up poetry presses—it’s so idealistic in a lovely way. Congratulations, then, to Amanda Ngoho Reavey for her enchanting start-up, TEA & TATTERED PAGES!
But literary start-ups are also difficult and deserve all the support we can muster. I ordered—and hope you will, too—her first publication, the chap nebulous beginnings & strings by Alicia Cahalane Lewis. She’s got a pre-publication offer going; more info HERE.
Speaking of poetry-related purchases, here’s an update on moi Recently Bought Poetry List of books by poets or about poets/poetry. LET'S BUY POETRY!
NEBULOUS BEGINNINGS & STRINGS by Alicia Cahalane Lewis
THE FLY-TRUFFLER, novel by Gustaf Sobin
SELECTED POEMS by Geoffrey Hill
BARTER by Monica Youn
CERTAIN MAGICAL ACTS by Alice Notley
STUDY by Yuko Otomo
COMING TO JAKARTA: A POEM ABOUT TERROR by Peter Dale Scott
RUN TO THE MOUNTAIN: THE JOURNALS OF THOMAS MERTON, Vol. One 1939-1941, Edited by Patrick Hart
SHAKESPEARE: THE INVENTION OF THE HUMAN by Harold Bloom
ALPHABET NOIR by Nico Vassilakis
NIGHT SKY WITH EXIT WOUNDS by Ocean Vuong
AFTER PROJECTS THE RESOUND by Kimberly Alidio
THE GHOST MANADA by Marci Nelligan
TEACHING MY MOTHER HOW TO GIVE BIRTH by Warsan Shire
HOW TO BUILD THE ANIMAL GLOBE by Eleni Sikelianos
PHANTOM PAINS OF MADNESS by Noelle Kocot
LOCUST GIRL: A LOVESONG (novel) by Merlinda Bobis
LONG LIFE: ESSAYS AND OTHER WRITINGS by Mary Oliver
AMNESIA: Somebody’s Memoir by Eileen R. Tabios
THE GILDED AGE OF KICKSTARTERS by Eileen R. Tabios
I FORGOT ARS POETICA / AM UITAT ARTA POETICĂ (English/Romanian) by Eileen R. Tabios
EXCAVATING THE FILIPINO IN ME by Eileen R. Tabios
Yes, as regards the last four titles, I also include books that I authored. If you want to acquire any of those titles, information on them are on the right-hand column of this blog over available over HERE.