The newest batch of chapbooks from Factory Hollow Press is available now! All 3 of these beautiful handmade books were designed and letterpressed by Meghan Dewar of sketchidesign.
Gillian Conoley's SINKING INTO THE LEOPARD PILLOW continues what Conoley does as no one else does it----be her kind of way of present with an eye, ear, heart, and mind attentive to and alerted by the complicated and ever-roiling human tendencies she knows; in eight poems a few of the things that happen are "I love my tiny part Neanderthal DNA," a "combustible planetarium" appears, someone says, "I am no longer afraid of robots," the "Election Year" casts its pall, there is the "leitmotif of a bra strap," we are invited to visit "The House of Love."
Patrick Gaughan’s THE IMPERSONATOR’S is a collection of prose pieces troubling the lines between audience and celebrity, where Jean-Claude Van Damme collides with Adorno and "the real" blurs into Kristen Stewart. This is all to say “I want a world of copies who can’t copyright."
Andrew McAlpine’s MY UTMOST DEVOTION is a book-length long poem, originally written as a series of Tweets during a residency with Mount Analogue, in which our hero confides “I am not afraid to be childlike/ to make my wants known/ & to look in horror at the requirements/ of a well-managed day”, and later, “when I roll my tongue on the place/ where ice cream cone meets ice cream/ I get a sense that something/ might just change forever”