New Book From the Porch — Something To Be: Poems On The Workday

Something To Be: Poems On The Workday by Mark J. Mitchell 127pps, $10 US ISBN-13: 978-1-948920-29-2ISBN-10: 1-948920-29-8 Eclogues for the hypermodern work-a-day round, Mark J. Mitchell swims through city streets gathering sensations and folding them into bread, or roses, or most often, both: A MINOR GODDESS, BEFORE WORK The fog’s back, licking the city. Low

New Book from the Porch: Pages of a Broken Diary

Pages of a Broken Diary by Toti O’Brien 181pps, $13 US ISBN-13: 978-1-948920-28-5 ISBN-10: 1-948920-28-X Memoir seen through a window, down a hall, through the wall of a small apartment with a view of the inner courtyard. O’Brien’s work is strange in the best way, and we should always invite strangers in, they have the

New From the Porch: Still Life With City

Still Life With City by Marc Di Martino 97pps, $10 US ISBN-13: 978-1-948920-23-0 ISBN-10: 1-948920-23-9 Still Life with City, Marc Alan Di Martino’s second collection, features poems about the Velvet Underground playing live in 1969, CBGBs in the heyday of the late 1970s, working in famous – and infamous – New York City bookshops, the

New from the Porch: The Museum of Heartache

The Museum of Heartache by Paul Luikart 165 pages ISBN-10 : ‎ 1948920271 ISBN-13 ‏: ‎ 978-1948920278 $15 Like fireworks seen from a distance, Paul Luikart’s stories burst across the page and leave their imprint on your eye, while revealing details of the landscape beneath. “Paul Luikart earns his spot on the shortlist of writers

Now Available: Unexpected Mergers

Unexpected Mergers by Jordan Trethewey and Marcel Herms $20 US 97 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1948920247 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1948920247 Another brilliant collaboration between poet Jordan Trethewey, poet laureate of Fredricton NB, and painter Marcel Herms, Unexpected Mergers is a haunting, and often hilarious, conversation. An emblem book for the 21st century. Jordan Trethewey gets it

New From the Porch: Transparent Investigations

Transparent Investigations by Andres Osuna-Vega and Franco Strong $15 US 167 pages ISBN-10 : 1948920190 ISBN-13 : 978-1948920193 A rail-line leading to purgatory. A woman’s identity fractured across international borders. Detectives haunted by desert hallucinations. These are the stories contained within Transparent Investigations. Transparent Investigations is an arresting work that showcases the themes, obsessions, and talents of

New From the Porch: Banshee and the Sperm Whale

Banshee and the Sperm Whale by Jake Camp $14.99 US 273 pages ISBN-10 : 194892014X ISBN-13 : 978-1948920148 A sunset wedding in Kona. An ugly secret discovered on an iPhone. Experimental philosophical marriage counseling. Time travel. Diver Neurons and Angel Neurons separated by Sea and Sky. Banshee and the Sperm Whale takes the reader on a journey

New from the Porch: No and Maybe, Maybe and No

No and Maybe, Maybe and No by Jim Meirose $20 US 286 pp ISBN-10 : 1948920220 ISBN-13 : 978-1948920223 Maybe and No are a pair of extradimensional creatures driven by violent storms from their plane of existence to ours, where they assume the form of a pair of large birds of indeterminate species. Super-intelligent and intensely curious,

New From the Porch: I Was in the Vicinity

I Was in the Vicinity by Guinotte Wise $13 US 133 pp ISBN-10 : 1948920212 ISBN-13 : 978-1948920216 Poet, Novelist, Sculptor, and raconteur Guinotte Wise returns with a gaggle of poems about choppers and barns and the archaeology of the American experience, covid-19 edition. The chaff blowing over from the pyramids of silage must lend