Monday, March 7, 2016

new from above/ground press: A Copyist, an Astronomer, and a Calendar Expert, Sarah Mangold

A Copyist, an Astronomer, and a Calendar Expert
Sarah Mangold

Frame as if faith

Transient unicorn
emphasize the whiteness

seek from chance
what nature dispenses

operate as indicator
by no means fortuitous

a place comparable
held by draperies 

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
March 2016
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Sarah Mangold
is the author of the forthcoming Boxer Rebellion (Kore Press), Electrical Theories of Femininity (Black Radish Books), and Household Mechanics (New Issues), selected by C.D. Wright for the New Issues Poetry Prize. Her most recent chapbooks include The Goddess Can Be Recognized By Her Step (dusie kollektiv) and Parlor (above/ground). She is the recipient of a NEA Poetry Fellowship and lives near Seattle.

This is her third chapbook with above/ground press, after Parlor (2012) and Cupcake Royale (2012).

Produced, in part, for appearance at the 2016 AWP Conference & Bookfair, Los Angeles Convention Center and JW Marriott Los Angeles CA, March 30-April 2, 2016.

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at

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