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Read “ways of dying naked in mexico city” by Giuseppe Infante for FREE!

19 Nov

Read ways of dying naked in mexico city by Giuseppe Infante, for free in this PDF 

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You are invited!

9 Jun

The Otter Launch Party Flyer

The Otter is a new online magazine published by Overpass Books. We will be celebrating the launch of the inaugural issue with a reading at Brooklyn Colony (274 4th Avenue) in Park Slope.

7pm

Featured Readers:

John Coletti
Barbara Henning
Tony Iantosca
Giuseppe Infante
Alex Mindt

Visit http://www.ottermagazine.com to check out the first issue containing poetry, fiction, art and an interview with Patricia Spears Jones, conducted by Lewis Warsh.

OUT NOW! LIVING IN THE LOVE ECONOMY!

29 Mar

We want to thank Patricia, Erica and Anselm for celebrating with their poems last night. Much thanks to Berl’s and everyone who came out. Thanks to all the supporters of POETRY and THE ARTS!

Living in the Love Economy is out and is a force to be reckoned with. There are limited copies– get’em while they’re still around!

“Living in the Love Economy asserts, and asserts with an erotic seducing, and with a constant heartbeat of rhythm and flow, that personal record is Historical Record, in particular how damn well it includes and remembers, its wealth of detail, its trickster movement of forward and switch, its ability to connect and inscribe palpably, while ever staying live. “The material remains of a love affair” maybe “are small” but the histories of LITLE are Big, Broad, Engaged, Mourning, Joyful, Ecological, Intimate and Caring. Here, and elsewhere, but particularly here, Patricia Spears Jones’ poetical tracking is a people’s history that morphs, breathes and literally feeds.” —Rachel Levitsky

Video of the reading will be up soon.

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Oh, and be on the look out for an OTTER…

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Call for submissions

23 Oct

Call for submissions

Submit your poems, fiction, visual art, videos, and more to our blog!

Check out our submission guidelines for more information.

Coming 10/25, Tony Iantosca’s “Team Burnout”

8 Oct

teamburnoutJoin us in celebration of Team Burnout, Tony Iantosca’s book of poetry.

Uche Nduka will also be reading his new poems.

There will be refreshments.

Feel free to bring friends.

Free event/No cover charge

Pre-order a copy here

Unnameable Books

October 25th @ 7:00 p.m.

600 Vanderbilt Avenue

Brooklyn NY

Sure Shot is officially bangin’!

27 Jun

Sure Shot

Last night was the release party for Sure Shot by Anselm Berrigan.

The rain held up, and the evening was full of poetry and song.

Thank you to all who attended to make it a special night for Anselm Berrigan and Overpass Books.

Sure Shot is available for purchase on the Catalog page.

Pre-order “Sure Shot” by Anselm Berrigan

4 Jun

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Pre-order Sure Shot by Anselm Berrigan

The release is set for Wednesday June 26th@ Unnameable Books

(600 Vanderbilt Ave.  Brooklyn, NY)

 

 

Anselm Berrigan

Anselm Berrigan is the author of five books of poetry: Notes from Irrelevance (Wave Books, 2011), Free Cell (City Lights Books, 2009), Some Notes on My Programming (Edge, 2006), Zero Star Hotel (Edge, 2002), and Integrity and Dramatic Life (Edge, 1999). He is the current poetry editor for The Brooklyn Rail, and co-editor with Alice Notley and Edmund Berrigan of The Collected Poems of Ted Berrigan (U. California, 2005) and the Selected Poems of Ted Berrigan (U. California, 2011). A member of the subpress publishing collective, he has published Selected Poems of Steve Carey (2009) and Your Ancient See Through by Hoa Nguyen (2002). From 2003-2007 he was Artistic Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church, where he also hosted the Wednesday Night Reading Series for four years. He is Co-Chair, Writing at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, and also currently teaches writing at Pratt Institute and Brooklyn College. He was a New York State Foundation for the Arts fellow in Poetry for 2007, and has received two grants from the Fund for Poetry. He lives in New York City.