chapbooks

The Brothers Perdendo and Perdendosi

February 27, 2014
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Trimboli’s well-wrought lines are best self-described as “an orchestra of small insanities held together with catgut.”

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Waite’s Butch Geography

August 1, 2013
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Let the poems of Butch Geography be a guide. Waite, with generous hospitality and rare humility, will lead you into intimate and unfamiliar landscapes, and once there will help you see yourself in the strange.

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Chapbooks: A Short History of the Short Book

February 14, 2012
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Scholars of Anglo-Saxon history and language contend that the prefix “chap-” is derived from the ancient word “ceap,” while others maintain it is merely a corruption of “cheap;” however, most attribute the word’s popularity to the chapman—European peddler, reporter, and rogue-of-all-trades from the 16th to at least the 18th century.

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Poem of the Week: Dorothea Lasky

December 23, 2011
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[Who to Tell]

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