Monday, October 27, 2014

unlikely books LA release tour

2014  unlikely books launch at multiple regional ports / ashes & seeds and ship's itinerary:

11.4:crescent city books @ 6pm_nola
11.5: blood jet reading series @7pm_nola
11.6: healthcare gallery special triple book release 
         with Ben Lowenkron's Bone River Hymnal @ 7pm _br
11.8: la festival of words + artwalk/earthseed party_ grand coteau_lafayette
11.14: underpass reading series @ 7pm_br
11.15:prospect 3+ reading (chase bldg. suite 102) @ 5pm_br

Michelle Greenblatt is the Poetry and Music Editor for Unlikely Stories: Episode IV and previously served as Co-Editor of Poetry for the now-defunct AND PER SE AND. A two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, she has been published in literary journals such as Poetry Magazine, Sugar Mule, Free Verse, Altered Scale, Sawbuck, Hamilton Stone Review, Moria, Shampoo, Coconut Poetry, BlazeVOX, X-stream, Counterexample Poetics, Word for/ Word, and Otoliths. Her first solo book, brain:storm, was published by Anabasis Press. More recently, she has focused on collaborative works, such as Ghazals with Sheila E. Murphy (Cricket Press, 2007) and Dark Hope with Vernon Frazer (Argotist E-Books, 2011). She lives in South Florida with her beloved, Kyle.


Benjamin S. Lowenkron's home is the river. Born and raised in Virginia by the Potomac, he moved beside the James and the York to attend the College of William and Mary, and now lives with the Mississippi in Louisiana where he received his MFA from LSU and currently teaches at Baton Rouge Community College.

Vincent Cellucci wrote An Easy Place / To Die (CityLit Press, 2011) and edited the exceptional poetry anthology Fuck Poems (Lavender Ink, 2012).  Come back river, his first chapbook, a bilingual Bengali-English translation collaboration with the poet and artist Debangana Banerjee is recently available from Finishing Line Press.  A Ship on the Line, a battleship-collaboration with poet Christopher Shipman is also recently released from Unlikely Books.

Christopher Shipman
is the author of Human-Carrying Flight Technology (BlazeVOX, 2012), I Carved Your Name (Imaginary Friend Press, 2012), a chapbook co-authored with DeWitt Brinson, Super Poems (Kattywompus Press, 2012), and the collaborative poetry and art book with paintings by Benjamin Cockfield, Romeo's Ugly Nose (Allography Press, 2012). Christopher's forthcoming books include a chapbook of short prose pieces The Movie My Murderer Makes (The Cupboard, 2014), and a new full-length collection Cat Poems: Wompus Tales and a Play of Despair (forthcoming from Kattywompus Press).

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