Friday, July 22, 2016

above/ground press : summer sale on 2016 (so far) titles!

Given my hopes that Canada Post won't actually have that near-threatened mail strike, I'm celebrating their recently-announced re-attempts at negotiation with a summer sale! [unrelatedly, as you know, I've also been pulling out an absolute TON of backlist that is still available in very small amounts]

Until the end of August, 2016: you can have any five above/ground press 2016-so-far titles for $20 (plus shipping; rates below). That work? I've made a ton of things so far this year!

Titles in the current sale include:

10 Poems
Christian Bök

Taxicab Voice
Neil Flowers

Stephen Collis

Touch the Donkey : tenth issue,
with new poems by Meredith Quartermain, Mathew Timmons, Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Luke Kennard, Shane Rhodes and Amanda Earl.

Partial List of Things I’m Responsible For
Lesley Yalen

ERASURE: A Short Story
Braydon Beaulieu

King Kong
rob mclennan

Three Bloody Words : Twentieth Anniversary Edition
Stephanie Bolster

A New Love/ An Aching Stone
A double-cento out of Yehuda Amichai & Mahmoud Darwish
Pete Smith

Vesper Vigil
Bronwen Tate

Odds Are
lary timewell

After the Battle of Kingsway, the bees—
~ from volume 2 of thecanadaproject, The Heart of This Journey Bears All Patterns, commonly known as Thot-J-Bap, a long poemRenée Sarojini Saklikar

Touch the Donkey : ninth issue,
with new poems by Stephen Collis, Laura Sims, Paul Zits, Eric Schmaltz, Gregory Betts, Anne Boyer, Sarah Cook and François Turcot (trans. Erín Moure).

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

panpiped panacea / панацея, ten poems by Yuri Izdryk
translated from the Ukrainian by Roman Ivashkiv and Erín Moure

the vitamins of an alphabet
Sean Braune

snake charmers : a cycle of twenty poems
Kristjana Gunnars

Touch the Donkey : eighth issue,
with new poems by Mary Kasimor, Billy Mavreas, damian lopes, Pete Smith, Sonnet L’Abbé, Katie L. Price, a rawlings and Gil McElroy.

from Lamentations
Robert Hogg
Second (expanded) edition

A Precarious Life on the Sea
Sarah Burgoyne

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

Also: forthcoming titles include new chapbooks by Carrie Hunter, George Bowering, Geoffrey Young and John Barton. Watch for details soon on the big twenty-third anniversary launch/reading/party, as well as the usual fall notice for 2017 subscriptions! And for further backlist, check out the link-list of names on the sidebar, just to your right...

Don't go, Canada Post, we love you! (but you need to pay people fairly and get rid of the guy at the top. I mean, really...

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