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A small book of collages from Fredrick Polizzi (of Robot Octopus Vs. Zombie Teddybear Records). Antique photos meet decades of pop culture past.

60 pages, quarter-size. Color covers, B&W inside.

Aloft Alight, Gaia Thomas' latest chapbook, is both precise and casual, filled with moments that punch you in the gut and stick in your mind. A history of trauma and a path toward healing. Poison and medicine, the sound of wind from the cracked open window, trying to swim.

Printed at Olympia's South Bay Press. Sewn wraps, hand-bound by the author.

Gorgeous cover art by Travis Wagner...[ continued ]

With a deep well of humanity beneath it and a propelling force behind it, Bellies and Buffalos takes you on a ride and drops you off feeling healed from the journey. It is sweet and funny and in no way pretentious. With characters so alive, so visceral, you’ll set the book down and feel like you’ve touched each of their bellies.

From the unstoppable Tomas Moniz (Rad Dad, Without Words & Without Kneeling)...[ continued ]

The new issue of our favorite literary journal, Big Big Wednesday. Poetry, fiction, essays, illustrations, and photography under the theme of "partial." 24 contributors, including Ben Lerner, Jennifer Williams, Claudia Lars, Haley Rene Thompson, Emily Carr, and Francesca Capone. 

120 pages, oversized trade paperback. Pull-out mini-poster by Maren Jensen. Cover art by Sarah Daegling...[ continued ]

​Last copy! Portland's premier literary journal, Big Big Wednesday, is back for their annual issue. This time around, poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, visual art, and photography venture through the many forms of "want." Work from Justin Hocking, Ann Lauterbach, Megan McShea, Nathaniel Mackey, and many more.

166 pages, oversized trade paperback. Color photographs...[ continued ]

A fun and fascinating gift for basically anyone, The Difference Between compares similar (or similar-sounding) things and provides straightforward definitions for each. Within: baking soda and baking powder, communism and socialism, krump and krunk, sympathy and empathy, turtle and tortoise, national deficit and national debt, girdle and corset, Dirty Harry and Debbie Harry, and so much more...[ continued ]

Nominated for the 2017 Oregon Book Award! (Judged by Maggie Nelson, no less!) 

Martha Grover's observations about life on earth are one-of-a-kind. In The End of My Career, the latest memoir from the long-running Somnambulist zine author, her eye has never been more honed. It's a memoir about moving back in with her parents, finding work with a chronic illness, and living as a woman in a changing city...[ continued ]

"Set in Tazewell, Virginia, a town whose wholesome storefronts and country charm hide an undercurrent of poverty and lawlessness, Everybody Else's Girl tells the story of growing up poor amid unspeakable violence. Broken-down trailer parks and gritty classrooms provide the background for this story of a girl searching for her voice." 

138 pages, trade paperback.

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From Portland writer and musician Nick Jaina, Get It While You Can is a memoir told in vignettes full of humor and soul-searching desperation. Released on the ever-awesome Perfect Day Publishing.

"When his beloved guitar is stolen, Nick Jaina finds himself untethered from the dream he’s pursued since he was sixteen. No matter how many albums he’s released or tours he’s led, he still can’t shake the feeling that he has failed at life...[ continued ]

Michael Heald's strong voice and humor shine through in everything he writes. Eleven playful essays about insecurities, relationships, and obsessions.

"After a decade of failed relationships, estranged siblings, and abandoned hopes, he may or may not have learned his lesson. Goodbye to the Nervous Apprehension is not nearly as depressing as any of this sounds."

192 pages, trade paperback...[ continued ]