Category Archives: publishing in miniature

Cicada Radio

A new mini-chapbook of mine is out from Phafours Press, where $10 will get you all 7 of the mini chapbooks in the series. Cicada Radio is a series of square handwritten poems (like this one at Apocryphal Text but … Continue reading

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butterflies (tinysides 2006)

From 2006-2008, Maureen Thorson published small chapbooks called “tinysides,” which began as a large folded sheet of paper with a colored cover, saddle-stitched into an uncut codex with binding thread. If I remember correctly, she got the idea while trying … Continue reading

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Thesaurus Project

So here’s the short paper that resulted from the previous post…

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Spell/ing ( ) Bound

.. . . Spell/ing () Bound is a tripartite book, arguably harkening back to the Oulipo tradition,* by Cara Benson, Kai Fierle-Hedrick and Kathrin Schaeppi.  I saw it at the Dusie Press reading in New York last month, shuddered at … Continue reading

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Jeff Encke’s “Most Wanted: A Gamble in Verse”

– A toss of the dice will never abolish chance. Take advantage of Jeff Encke’s “fire sale” of this amazing poem published on playing cards.  Jeff writes: When you find a moment, please take a look at the card gallery … Continue reading

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Hand/Homemade + infusoria

Beautiful pictures from the Handmade/Homemade exhibit are up! (Thank you Deborah!) The infusoria exhibit also has a blog!  (And what is more enchanting about it, the sensitive portrayal of Michelle’s work or the pictures of setting up the exhibit, with … Continue reading

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Foursquare SE Samar Abulhassan

This year’s Dusie project is a little different from previous years–almost all of the participants are also editors, so instead of making our own books, each editor is making someone else’s book.  Jill Stengel of a+bend is making my chapbook, … Continue reading

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Speaking of miniature…

Pictures of my tiny (.5″) paper cubes with intractable/unretractable love-letter scrolls, included in Helen White’s zaoem 2008 festival in Belgium, are now online (the main page has a little commentary, or read my original blog post about them here). Yay!

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In Miniature

A really cool project (link found through Ray’s blog… Ray is another one of Us, the 20-something artistic wanderers who want to Do Something Helpful and Not Settle (Down), but she is somewhat more organized about it).

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Reading matter

An interview with my friend, poet Chris Fritton.

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Protected: The continuation and evolution of Foursquare

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tinysides

New tinysides! Including work from Foursquare alumni Jess Rowan and Erin Bertram. Also, Jess Rowan’s and Maureen Thorson’s Foursquare SEs reviewed in the new issue of Galatea Resurrects.

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Small Press Month

They need to work on their slogan (are “the writers” still on strike?). And Grove is not a small press. But. A good place to start celebrating great writing is Dusie.  Since I didn’t participate in the project, I did … Continue reading

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tiny wonderrooms of love

Inspired by the tiny box in Eraserhead and what it contained (what was that little root-like thing? The solution? A mystery? If the solution, dead or latent? Life or death?), I’ve been making tiny (.5″) boxes out of iridescent, glossy … Continue reading

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Protected: the brightly colors

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November’s issue (1.6) includes work by Jess Rowan, Tina Darragh, Jessica Smith and Jane Sprague. Cover art by Lana Lambert of Pistoles Press. There are a few extra copies for sale at etsy (unless you’re Steve, Ken, Jill or Erica … Continue reading

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