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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.

New Releases Coming Soon

3 Jun

We have two new chapbooks coming:

Sure Shot by Anselm Berrigan (June 2013)

Team Burnout by Tony Iantosca (July 2013)

 

The release for Anselm Berrigan’s “Sure Shot” will be Wednesday June 26th

Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave. Brooklyn, NY

 

$5 at the door gets you admission AND a copy of his newest work

(feel free to bring your own refreshments)

Enter a New Domain

29 Apr

We are now back and better than ever. Our server sucked the life out of our domain name, so we now enter the .org

http://www.overpassbooks.org

Send your poems and fiction– check the SUBMISSIONS tab for more deets!

– OVRPS

Three Poems by Michael Newton

21 Mar

Spring is in the cold air, lurking in the crypt of the winds…  out of the gust comes these three poems by Michael Newton

 

 

Michael Newton is a poet and a performance artist living in Brooklyn. He graduated from Bard College. In the past he has worked as a knife salesman, handyman, dishwasher, stage manager, journalist and tutor. He is currently an editorial apprentice at Ugly Duckling Presse and his work has appeared in the magazines Death and Life of American Cities and Poems by Sunday.  He has performed at REHEARSAL, the New Museum, and AUNTS. He is part of the collective Panoply Performance Laboratory.  He believes that the Russian Baths on 10th St. is the best place in New York.

Two Poems by Jacob Martin

13 Mar

Two poems — “Out There For A Whole Different Reason” & “Joshua Tree” —  from Jacob Martin

 

 

Jacob Martin’s work has previously appeared in Mad Poets’ ReviewLA MiscellanyThe Boiler, and is forthcoming in The Smoking Poet. These two poems are from a full-length collection, Probate.

“Gypsy Lady” by Lorraine Sweger-Perez

11 Mar

The piece “Gypsy Lady” by Lorraine Sweger takes you to the moment…

 

Lorraine Sweger-Perez lives in Queens New York. Her debut publication, “Gypsy Lady,” is a piece from her current series of short creative nonfiction stories. It is a result of her determination to get out of the apartment, and observe city life.  She was born in New York but grew up in Colorado and returned home twelve years ago. She is currently enrolled at LaGuardia Community College and will graduate with a Creative Writing degree in fall of 2013. After graduation, she plans to attend Brooklyn College where she will work on her BFA in creative writing.

“Holding Hands for Six Blocks of Broken Concrete Before…” by Jake Matkov

7 Mar

…one step closer to the weekend… until then, enjoy the poem “Holding Hands for Six Blocks of Broken Concrete Before…” by Jake Matkov

 

Jake Matkov received a scholarship to the first grade. He was cast in Annie Get Your Gun as the Gun and has had nightmares ever since. He grew up in the Middle of Nowhere, attended undergrad on the Outskirts of There before actually moving Somewhere. Now, he lives in Brooklyn where he is working towards an MA in Comparative Literature and teaching English Composition both at Long Island University (Brooklyn campus). He says hi.

“The Miracle Baby 5-in-1” by Dan Nielsen

6 Mar

A new short story, “The Miracle Baby 5-in-1” by Dan Nielsen, has entered the atmosphere– read on and on and on and on…

 

 

Dan Nielsen has always lived and will eventually die somewhere in Wisconsin. He’s had a few plays produced, and was a staff writer on the Public Radio show: Hotel Milwaukee. Recent publications include: poetry in OneTitle and Curio Poetry, and short fiction in Alternate Trigger and The Feathered Flounder. He has a blog. http://preponderous.wordpress.com/

“Dog’s Fate” by Gary Beck

1 Mar

From Gary Beck comes “Dog’s Fate” — a story about about a playwright whom tries to help his dog satisfy his sexual needs and discovers endless difficulties, some amusing, some bizarre.

 

Gary Beck has spent most of his adult life as a theater director. His chapbook ‘Remembrance’ was published by Origami Condom Press, ‘The Conquest of Somalia’ was published by Cervena Barva Press, ‘The Dance of Hate’ was published by Calliope Nerve Media, ‘Material Questions’ was published by Silkworms Ink, ‘Dispossessed’ was published by Medulla Press, ‘Mutilated Girls’ was published by Heavy Hands Ink, ‘Pavan and other poems’ was published by Indigo Mosaic and ‘Iraq Monologues’ was published by Atlantean Press. A collection of his poetry ‘Days of Destruction’ was published by Marie Celeste Press. Another collection ‘Expectations’ was published by Rogue Scholars Press, ‘Dawn in Cities’ was published by Winter Goose Publishing and ‘Assault on Nature’ is being published by Winter Goose Pubishing. His novel ‘Extreme Change’ was published by Cogwheel Press and ‘Acts of Defiance’ is being published by Artema Press. His original plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes and Sophocles have been produced Off Broadway. His poetry and fiction has appeared in hundreds of literary magazines. He currently lives in New York City.

Two Poems by John Michael Flynn

27 Feb

Reading shines light through the gloom weather–  Two poems by John Michael Flynn

 

 

John Michael Flynn (www.basilrosa.com), who also writes as Basil Rosa, has published five poetry chapbooks, a story collection, Something Grand, a book of poems, Moments Between Cities, and a collection of translations from the Romanian poetry of Nicolae Dabija, Blackbird Once Wild Now Tame.