ACHIOTE PRESS WINTER CHAPBOOKS NOW AVAILABLE

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PLEASE RE-POST WIDELY:

as some of you know, achiote press’ winter chapbooks were printed about two weeks ago just in time for AWP. including our normal single-author chapbook and multi-author journal (Achiote Seeds), we also printed a special projects chapbook.

unfortunately, the multi-author chapbook SOLD OUT. it featured JAVIER HUERTA, GERARDO DIEGO TRANSLATED BY FRANCISCO ARAGON, VERONICA MONTES, AND MONICA DE LA TORRE.

so instead of selling our chaps in pairs, we decided to sell the other two chaps individually, for $6 each (includes shipping). both of these chapbooks are also almost sold out, so if you want your hands on them, please visit our website. if you’d like to write a check, please email me (csperez06 [at] gmail [dot] com) and i’ll send you my address.

let me tell you a bit about them:

our single author chap (28 pages) is THE NATURALIST, by Hillary Gravendyk:

Hillary Gravendyk’s poetry has appeared in American Letters &
Commentary, Tarpaulin Sky, The Colorado Review, 1913: A journal of forms,
The Bellingham Review, Fourteen Hills and many other publications. She
is a PhD candidate in English at the University of California,
Berkeley, where she is also the co-curator of The Holloway Series in
Poetry and Poems Against War. Originally from the Pacific Northwest,
she and her husband now live in Oakland, CA.

our special projects chapbook (48 pages) features a ten-page excerpt from a project titled “void” by Padcha Tuntha-obas and an essay by Alysha Wood titled “Translation as Strategy within the work of Padcha Tuntha-obas and other Poly-Lingual Texts”.

Here are the contributor bios:

Padcha Tuntha-obas is the author of Trespasses (O Books, 2006) and
composite. diplomacy. (Tin Fish, 2005). Her work appeared in Bay Poetics,
Encyclopedia, Chain and 580 Split. She holds an MFA from Mills
College, and currently works as a media analyst in her hometown of
Bangkok, Thailand.

Alysha Wood is a graduate of Naropa University’s M.F.A. Writing &
Poetics program and holds an undergraduate degree from Hollins
University. A writer, dancer, and performer, Wood’s work appears in
Galatea Resurrects, Feminist Review, Cliterature, Glimpse Abroad, and
“Focus on the Fabulous: Colorado GLBT Voices.” Wood currently
resides in the bay area and is a contributor to In Dance, a publication
of Dancers’ Group.

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on the same note…we sold out of our FALL ISSUES at AWP. thanks for everyone who purchased a copy 😉

for our SUMMER ISSUES, we have 3 left. so if you havent got your hands on them, go to our website. i am willing to give discounts on these last few copies, so just email me 😉

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