New Porch Poems: A Wall to Protect Your Eyes

Holly Day: A Wall to Protect Your Eyes $10, 63 pages ISBN-13: 978-1-948920-09-4 ISBN-10: 1948920093 Holly Day’s poems are elegiac, mournful and hopeful by turns, clear-eyed and richly imagistic explorations of family, nature, and humanity. The lines drift down, feathery and vivid, accumulating like memories, then floating back up into the sky. These poems will

Visit the Porch Sitters at the Visual Studies Pub Fair

For the seven hundred forty second year in a row, Pski’s Porch will have a table as the Visual Studies Workshop’s Pub Fair, except that now it’s called the Rochester Small Press Book Fair! Come see our new books, new issues of The Ramingo’s Porch, get your fortune told, eat a strange thai pudding cup, chat

Reviews of M. Szlyk’s latest book of poetry

Two fine reviews of Marianne Szlyk’s book, On the Other Side of the Window, published here in July 2018: On the Other Side of the Window, reviewed in Sacred Chickens On the Other Side of the Window, reviewed in Long Exposure Our thanks to the reviewers, Perry Nicholas and Jessica Purdy!  

New from the Porch: Poems to Knock the Sun Out of the Sky

Ryan Quinn Flanagan: Poems to Knock the Sun Out of the Sky $10, 190 pages ISBN-13: 978-1948920063 ISBN-10: 1948920069 Prolific binding-stretcher Ryan Quinn Flanagan returns to the Porch with his latest poetry collection, Poems to Knock the Sun Out of the Sky. The poems here range far and wide, both  stylistically and thematically, from dissolute

the Ramingo’s Porch, Issue #3

Welcome to issue 3 of The Ramingo’s Porch, the “Fuck Bukowski”issue. While the theme speaks for itself, the contrubutions herein push the theme around, rough it up, and leave it bleeding in a alley, giggling to itself. And how could they not? The man contained multitudes, so must an issue devoted to an admiration so

New from the Porch: John Doyle

John Doyle: Songs for Boys Called Wendell Gomez ISBN-13: 978-0-9988476-9-6 ISBN-10: 0998847690   From County Kildare in Ireland, geography and politics matter not to John Doyle; rather, it is how long his hair will remain this color and how long it will stick around before saying sayonara. Songs For Boys Called Wendell Gomez is Doyle’s second

New Book From the Porch: Politicians are Superheroes

Peter Clarke: Politicians are Superheroes 206 pages, $13.00 ISBN-13: 978-1948920018 ISBN-10: 1948920018 When politicians are bought and sold, when ancient monarchs prowl the earth looking for kingdoms to rule, and when common citizens are corrupted by dreams of an alien anarchist utopia, the time has come for the world to be destroyed at any moment. In this

New Book of Poems: Guinotte Wise

Guinotte Wise: Horses See Ghosts 164 pages, $10.99 ISBN-13: 9978-1948920001 ISBN-10: 194892000X   Pski’s Porch is proud to offer Horses See Ghosts, the latest poetry collection from author, sculptor, and raconteur Guinotte Wise, full of joy and sadness and wry, side-eyed affection for our lost world. Birds, fowl, horses, dogs, ghosts, Kansas, Louisiana, Kentucky. Life

New Book of Poems: Jay Passer

Jay Passer: they lied to me when they said everything would be alright 107 pages, $10 ISBN-13: 978-0998847689 ISBN-10: 0998847682 “Jay Passer is always on fire. Literary, literally and figuratively. It takes such a small spark from a everyday occurrence to breath a storm of air into a forest fire of general madness. Author photo: A man in