Small-Press Bundle: Three New Titles Every Month
Small-Press Bundle: Three New Titles Every Month
Small-Press Bundle: Three New Titles Every Month

Small-Press Bundle: Three New Titles Every Month

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Join Woodland Pattern's subscription program and help us make large, sustaining purchases from poetry publishers! Each month, you will receive THREE small-press poetry titles, curated by our staff, packed with love, and delivered to your home. (In addition to receiving a discount on the bundle, subscribers get free shipping!)

Please note that the deadline to receive the July bundle (June 15) has passed. New subscribers will receive the August bundle—details forthcoming!

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For our inaugural package, we will be sending you Bhanu Kapil's reissued Incubation: A Space for Monsters (Kelsey Street Press, 2024); Safaa Fathy's Where Not to Be Born, translated by Rawad Z. Wehbe (Litmus Press, 2024); and Hannah Weiner's Open House (Kenning Editions, 2007).

Originally published by Renee Gladman's press Leon Works in 2006, Bhanu Kapil's Incubation: A Space for Monsters has long been out of print and difficult to find. Kelsey Street Press's much anticipated reissue of the title includes a foreword by the poet and scholar Eunsong Kim and an afterword by the poet and Kelsey Street Press member Emgee Dufresne as well as new endnotes by the author.

Where Not to Be Born, just out from Litmus Press is a selection of the Egyptian poet, essayist, and filmmaker Safaa Fathy's poems ranging from 1989-2010. It's the most extensive publication of Fathy's poems so far in English translation and is presented here in a beautiful dual-language edition with a foreword by the translator, Rawad Z. Wehbe ("Voyage: On Translating Safaa Fathy,") and a Post-Face from the French theorist Jean-Luc Nancy.

We're also thrilled to include Hannah Weiner's Open House in this first month of our subscription. Published by Kenning Editions in 2007 this volume has been the only way in recent years (until SPD's closure) to access in print the most vital work of this visionary poet. With generous selections from long out-of-print works such as Code Poems and Clairvoyant Journal, this volume opens the remarkable movement of language and perception in Weiner's writing.

In the months that follow, you can expect similarly excellent poetry from publishers like Black Square Editions, Canarium Books, Fonograf Editions, Golias Books, The Song Cave, Winter Editions, and many others. 

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Our incentive for starting this program is to offer assistance to publishers affected by Small Press Distribution's recent and sudden closure. You can learn more about the crisis and get updates on how to help small presses from CLMP (Community of Literary Magazines and Presses). Thank you for helping us support the small-press ecosystem from which new voices in American poetry most frequently emerge!