New Book of Short Stories From the Porch

Samuel E. Cole: Bloodwork 258 pages, $20 ISBN: 0998847615 ISBN-13: 978-0998847610 Samuel E. Cole’s first collection of short stories provides all the hilarity, all the pathos, and all the passion readers of his poetry have come to expect. Bloodwork is full of strange, fascinating characters doing strange, fascinating things with and to one another, portrayed

New Book of Poetry From the Porch

John Doyle: A Stirring at Dusk 42 pages, $5.59 / €5 ISBN: 0998847623 ISBN-13: 978-0998847627 John Doyle quit writing poetry for a while, then returned, and we at the Porch are glad he did. These are funny, smart, affecting poems from County Kildare. “An obvious love of language and music was a defining quality running through the

Resurrection of a Sunflower

Resurrection of a Sunflower 546 pages, $23 ISBN: 0998847607 ISBN-13: 978-0998847603 A whopping 546 pages of glorious poetry and prose from all over the Earth, gathered by Catfish McDaris and Pski’s Porch. This anthology celebrates Vincent van Gogh’s life, art, and posthumous fame in a range of poetic styles befitting the global relevance of their subject.

27 Hammerheads Circling Ever Closer

27 Hammerheads Circling Ever Closer, by Catfish McDaris 315 pages, $13 ISBN: 0997870680 ISBN-13: 978-0-9978706-8-8 The latest collection from Catfish McDaris mashes all the buttons, here there and everywhere, page after page of Catfishy goodness. Catfish McDaris, the Milwaukee based American writer who for some intriguing reason has become extremely popular in Dublin (my hometown) this surge in

Review of Scattered Cranes

Scattered Cranes: Poems By Guinotte Wise The book (132 pages) explores themes of country life, working construction, and in a poetic voice. Guinotte makes these interesting to read about. In the poem THEY SHOOT SANDHILL CRANES he describes chasing a hunter down in his truck to find who is shooting at Cranes. And how he

Recent review

Some excellent words about John Reinhart’s words here. “It grabbed me immediately, licking off the page like the flames he described in one piece.” –Shawna Ayoub Ainslie Get ye a copy of invert the helix!

More Fabulous New Poetry from the Porch

invert the helix, by John Reinhart $20 ISBN: 0997870664 / 9780997870664 In invert the helix, Reinhart’s brilliant approach takes poetry beyond the line and into the labyrinth. His words are shape and color, layer and repetition. You don’t read these poems; you experience them. Reaching the a-ha moment each one of them holds is a kinetic

New Book of Poetry from the Porch

Scattered Cranes, by Guinotte Wise. $10.99 ISBN-10: 0997870672 ISBN-13: 978-0997870671 Scattered Cranes is a bit of an elegy to time spent rodeoing, roughnecking and construction work on bridges across bodies of water large and small in those areas of America that the coastal bound fly over, barely registering the beauty of the farmland patterns and

Call for work: van Gogh anthology—>CLOSED

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE VAN GOGH ANTHOLOGY ARE CLOSED. Thanks to everyone who contributed, we have some fantastic work for this anthology.  CALL FOR WORK: Catfish McDaris is soliciting work  for an anthology of devoted to Vincent van Gogh to be published in 2017. Pski’s Porch will publish the book, and the van Gogh Library in Nuenen,

New Year, New Book of Poetry

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself, by Mikel K. 100 pages — $10 ISBN-13: 978-0-9978706-5-7 ISBN-10: 0997870656 Fresh from the oven, a full-length book from Atlanta spoken-word royalty, Mikel K: It is not lightly that I compare my friend, Mikel K Poet to a Bukowski, John Fante, or Hunter S. Thompson. He is twisted. He is