Sunday, November 30, 2008


'I am seedsown.'
© 2008, 24 pp.
5.5x8.5, staple-bound
cover art by Melissa Culbertson
cover design by C. Tibbetts
$6 (S&H incl.)

Get it hot off the Shadowbox Press.

from 'Deconstructing the Papesse':

Hypothesis. One can (just as easily)
expire in a convent as in a parade.
There was a horse involved.
There was no horse.

Friday, November 28, 2008

New Chapbook Out From Rope-A-Dope Press

City of Moths, by Sampson Starkweather, Golden Gloves Chapbook Series, 2008/2009. Stab bound, with letterpress printed cover. $10 includes shipping.

Sampson Starkweather was born in Pittsboro, North Carolina. He is the author of The Photograph from horse less press. His work can be found in Typo, Octopus, jubilat, Absent, Tarpaulin Sky, RealPoetik, Absent and Sink Review. He lives in the woods alone.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Black Ocean Celebrates Black Friday

***Buy One Get One Free***

On November 28th, from 12:01am to 11:59pm, buy any Black Ocean book priced $11.95 or more and get a second title of your choice FREE (offer does not apply to issues of Handsome). Just write in a note on the PayPal order page regarding which title you’d like to receive. And, as always: Free Shipping!

Go to to place your orders.

Support independent publishing and have a very handsome holiday.

Love Janaka

Monday, November 24, 2008

Another new chapbook from horse less press!

Thomas Cook

Read more about it here:

And then order it here:

Sunday, November 23, 2008

A new horse less chapbook!

Andrea Rexilius

28 pages, staple-bound.
$5 + $1 shipping

More info here:

Buy it here:

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Model Homes, issue 3

Lil' Norton is proud to present, Model Homes issue 3, now yours to discover. Join us in experiencing the prorated prospects of

Hung Q. Tu
Donato Mancini
Steven Zultanski
Kim Rosenfield
Kristen Gallagher
Douglas Kearney
Tommy Buck
Anna Vitale
Tyrone Williams
Jean Day

In time for the holidays, Issue and Subscription orders are now available through PayPal (no membership required, takes all credit cards, please visit out website). All correspondence, support, and inquiries welcome.

8.5 x 7, 64p, saddle stitched, made with love.
issn# 1938-8136
a Lil' Norton production

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Trouble With Mapping by Brett Price with Flying Guillotine

--from "Vivid Flower"

Turn around to walk
Far enough and find

A back like the one
You turn

A wolf like the one
At your head

Trouble With Mapping is a 32 page, hand-stitched chapbook by Brett Price. Each copy has a unique cover and smells like rubber cement.

If you'd like a copy, please visit us at Flying Guillotine Press.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Two New Books from Horse Less Press

Look what we've been doing! Two new chapbooks from horse less press:

Shadows are Weather by Allison Carter

Allison is the author of A Fixed, Formal Arrangement (Les Figues, 2008). Work of hers has also been included in journals such as Fence, 5_Trope, P-Queue, 3rd Bed, and others. Allison currently lives on the east side of Los Angeles, where she co-edits PS Books with Joe Potts and teaches a workshop in hybrid forms at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).


Toward Eadward Forward by Emily Abendroth

Emily Abendroth is a writer and artist, alternately residing in the San Franciso Bay Area and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where she co-curates the Moles Not Molar Reading Series with poet Justin Audia). Recent work of hers can be found in Encyclopedia, Pocket Myths: The Odyssey Edition, horse less review, and Cut & Paste. A chunky excerpt from her book-length work-in-progress “Muzzle Blast Dander” can be found in Refuge/Refugee (Volume 3 of the Chain Links book series).

Order them both here.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Preorder special on Warsaw Bikini!

Sandra Simonds' new book Warsaw Bikini has been finalized and is currently printing. We're pleased to offer a special preorder price of $12 with free shipping to celebrate its release.

Orders should begin shipping on or about November 16, at which time the special offer will expire. (Regular price $15 + shipping).

Get yours at the Bloof store now.

UPDATE: This sale is now over. Thanks to everyone who ordered!