Wednesday, August 03, 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 the right, at:

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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