She is not

a body I want to eat. Shiny tuna rot in the forest mulch.”

Hey y’all, we’re having a chapbook release event here in Athens, GA at Avid Bookshop this Saturday 4/19! We’ll be celebrating Kristen Stone’s brand new dos-a-dos chapbook The Story of Ruth and Eliza//self/help/work/book with readings by the author & friends, plus lavender-almond cake.

If you can’t make it, you can order Kristen’s chapbook via our Kickstarter!

"I whisper, a little hoarsey
Neigh do I love the
pastoral you
put out to past” 

radioactivemoat:

Lonely Christopher’s Death & Disaster Series and Lucas de Lima’s Wet Land have both been featured in Jordan Scott’s 10 Small Press Poetry Books You Have to Read in 2014 list via Bookish.

Hey all,

Only ONE WEEK left to help us meet our goal! We are $1500 away and every little bit helps tremendously, whether yr pledging and/or sharing this link. This year we are printing work by:

Kristen Stone

Danielle Pafunda

Joohyun Kim

Lucas de Lima

LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs

Christine Shan Shan Hou

Niina Pollari

Cathy Park Hong

& it is all going to be printed so handsomely on a letterpress machine, just for you! Additionally, EVERYONE who pledges $10+ will receive extra letterpress-printed treats like coasters printed with text from the chapbooks, bookmarks, postcards, and more. Subscribe to the entire 2014 catalogue and we’ll also be sending you limited edition one-off broadsides that we’ll be producing throughout the year. Your pre-order of a book you already want to read will help make all this vital feminist literature available for the whole world.

xox

“…as I came of age in the 80s, the mandate to provide content warnings and to rank artistic material on a scale of “normal” to “harmful” came from the far right. So I associate trigger warnings with the content warnings that artists’ products were labeled with, and that meant the difference between having one’s visual art, film, or record distributed or not. That was one of the many material results of the institutional mandate for content warnings. One of the less-visible results was a reiteration of what content was helpful and what content was harmful. So of course, we would want to ask, “helpful for what or whom?” and “harmful for what or whom?””
— Anna Joy Springer, at Megan Milks’ roundtable on trigger warnings at Entropy

I hatha cuz I plummet liquid worry I’m a sno-globe swimming in slouching sad”