Distribution Collectives: Marianne Morris, Iran...
Thanks to the lovely Erin Morrill, Bad Press has for U.K./E.U. distribution a number of copies of Marianne Morris’ chapbook Iran Documents, published in the U.S. by Trafficker Press last year. These will be available for a limited time, and only to U.K./E.U. customers. More info about the book is available via this interview with Marianne Morris & David Brazil; and Michael Cross has...
REVIEW: Sophie Robinson
There’s a review of Sophie Robinson’s The Institute of Our Love in Disrepair up at For Book’s Sake.
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Sophie Robinson, The Institute of Our Love in...
Ladies and Gentlemen, we are gathered here today to welcome into the world such material objects of considerable mass as these you see now gathered together in their lump summed mass above, constituting in their congregation The Institute of Our Love in Disrepair, a book of poems by Sophie Robinson. This publication is Bad Press’s first perfect bound collection, and also,...
the collective effort of lyric
Thrilled to our boots at Bad Press to read Rich Owens’ enthusiastic review of Sam Solomon’s Life of Riley, thinking about the lyric as a space of multiplicity. Bye bye, Ophelia. Get thee to a binary. Etc. Thinking about Samuel Solomon’s Life of Riley (Bad Press 2012) while reading through Yeats’s “Introduction,” the 1937 prefatory note composed for an...
the Caribous are Here
Hot off the press - the second run of Amy De’Ath’s Caribou.
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UCPO: So Meta Right Now
there’s a lovely pinning up on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog of Samuel Solomon’s long-awaited review of the Bad Press consortium release from 2011, Untitled Colossal Parlour Odes (as well as of a group pamphlet from Grasp Press, now out of print, featuring poems by Francesca Lisette, Timothy Thornton, et al). Sam’s original review was posted at the Lana Turner...
CARIBOU by Amy De'Ath - *2ND PRINTING*
The first run of the Caribou GALLOPED out of our hands. But we have re-printed this great beauty. You can order it for £4 / $7 + p&p. A cerebrally serpentine collection of love poems re-working the lyric into a silken girder that will dizzy you with echoes of itself ALL AFTERNOON: in short, YES. Caribou whizzes its readers from the ‘Fast Eddy’ of East London to the ‘Vertigo Valley’ of...
LIFE OF RILEY, by Samuel Solomon
Part personae, part lyric, part lyric personae part purple limerick part sun. a killing gesture shapes its own world i’ve measured them from night to night: tiny ponds of splooge gleam in hawk-stripped light In this series of red shouts, misremembered lyrics and culture skimmings, Samuel Solomon offers a poetics of conviction: language bumped and rigorous, tampered by...
YR GUILT IS A MIRACLE, by Ryan Dobran
stop the press! or, uh, start the press! because we have just unearthed 5 copies of Ryan Dobran’s 2008 Bad Press chapbook Yr Guilt Is A Miracle, which we were certain we had sold out of years ago. these are £4 + p&p. you can watch a clip of Ryan reading from his more recent work here. Stuart Calton (illustrious aka THF Drenching) reviewed YRGIS here, thusly: Where it is...
betta act fast
We’re almost clean out of everything. THREE COPIES LEFT [woops wow nope they’re all gone] of Amy De’Ath’s CARIBOU, SIX COPIES LEFT of Emily Critchley’s WHEN I SAY I BELIEVE WOMEN, and a mere handful of UCPOz. c a l l t h e c o r o n e r
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CARIBOU by Amy De'Ath
A cerebrally serpentine collection of love poems re-working the lyric into a silken girder that will dizzy you with echoes of itself ALL AFTERNOON: in short, YES. Caribou whizzes its readers from the ‘Fast Eddy’ of East London to the ‘Vertigo Valley’ of West Canada. “Now I am conducive to everything” writes Amy De’Ath and she means it, through her wonderfully sassy lyric ‘I’ that negotiates the...
UNTITLED COLOSSAL PARLOUR ODES
4 Poems, 4 Poets: Marianne Morris, Luke Roberts, Sophie Robinson, Josh Stanley. £4 / / $8. Four poems/poets in one cultural transmission. All poems feature identifiable subjects, thereby furnishing the reader with that distinctly cozy-by-the-fire hint of the middle-brow, whilst maintaining all the feigned legitimacy of dialogue with poetic history that one would expect from a Bad Press...
WHEN I SAY I BELIEVE WOMEN, by Emily Critchley
THE ORIGINAL UNCONFESSIONAL “I’m amazed by When I Say I Believe Women. It feels so new and necessary.” (Lisa Robertson) “There is an urgency in Emily Critchley’s poetry that puts me in way of Rich and Grahn among many other poetic foremothers, which is unique and unafraid, with a serious cutting edge, in a time of great ineptitude, which challenges to be...