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Serenade and Testify: Our Two Picks from April’s Open Reading Period.

admin—October 13, 2015

After 6 long months of arm wrestling, we’ve picked out two books of poems to publish in 2017 from this year’s open reading period. Serenade by Brooke Ellsworth + Testify by Simone John. We picked them out just for you, for all of us. BROOKE ELLSWORTH is the author of the chapbooks Thrown (The New Megaphone, 2014) and Mud (dancing Read More »

DeWeese DeWeek is here! Aug. 17-21

admin—August 16, 2015

Pre-Order The Father of the Arrow is the Thought by Christopher DeWeese here. Next week’s release of Chistopher DeWeese’s second book, The Father of the Arrow is the Thought, is making us crazy down here at Octopus Books. We’re offering insane daily deals if you pre-order the book this week. Like: MONDAY: Money Back Monday! Every purchase Read More »

Via Dissimulata NYC Book Release

Hajara Quinn—June 9, 2015

Darling good and bad apples of NYC, today is the day of Via Dissimulata’s book release. Tonight we celebrate with a reading and performance by Marisol Limon Martinez. This book is a discovery and a breaking, a woven and a wrought and a ringing thing. Where: Pete’s Candy Store 709 Lorimer St. Brooklyn NY 11211. Read More »

April Open Reading Period

Alisa Heinzman—March 31, 2015

April is so near! Send us your full-length poetry manuscripts any day between April Fools’ Day and the 30th. We want to read your poems. We’re waiting. We can hardly wait. Read the submissions guidelines here and submit through Submittable.

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