The Loveletter | Sweetness from Write Bloody Publishing
NEW BOOKS. NEW BOOKS. NEW BOOKS.
This fall 2016, Write Bloody has FOUR amazing poetry books coming out that will blow your poetry socks off. The paperback version of Buddy Wakefield’s Stunt Water, Derrick Brown’s best-of collection + new work, UH-OH, Tara Hardy’s new book, My, My, My, My, My, and a BRAND NEW WRITE BLOODY AUTHOR, Clint Smith, Counting Descent. Stay up-to-date on our site and social media for the release of these books!
GREAT NEWS FOR THE JUICY WRITERS: WRITE BLOODY HAS OPEN SUBMISSIONS
Laugh like Anis. Cry like Pages. Stare into the Abyss like Brendan! Write Bloody will be opening our submission period August 1st – August 30th. Details coming out on writebloody.com next month!
JASON BAYANI DEBUTS HIS NEW SOLO SHOW “LOCUS OF CONTROL” IN SAN FRANCISCO
Our very own Jason Bayani is premiering his first solo show with a two night run at Bindlestiff Studio in San Francisco on May 27th and May 28th. Get your tickets now! bit.ly/jblocus
LA POESIA, ETC.
Annelyse Gelman is heading to Venice to work on a collaborative animation commission based on a collage-poem culled from Death in Venice. WHAT WILL IT LOOK LIKE? Follow her at annelyseg.tumblr.com or join her newsletter (tinyletter.com/annelyse) for updates, and drop her a line if you or your friends are based in Italy!
JADE SYLVAN’S FIRST FULL LENGTH PLAY IS ABOUT TO HIT YOU IN THE FEELS
Jade Sylvan’s first full-length stage play, Spider Cult the Musical, has its WORLD PREMIERE June 24-26 at Oberon Theater in Cambridge. It’s being called “the apocalyptic sci-fi horror burlesque musical of the future!” Jade wrote the script and lyrics to the original songs. Tickets on sale now: http://americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/spider-cult-musical
DO YOU LIVE IN THE UK?!? DO YOU LOVE BUDDY WAKEFIELD?!?
Buddy Wakefield is back on tour throughout the UK (June-July 2016) before he heads off to a 2-month residency in Nijmegen, Holland (AIR Besiendershuis) to work on a new album. His new book Stunt Water is now available in paperback.
WITHOUT NATURE, POETRY WOULDN’T EXIST! ROBBIE PROVES THAT!A 145-year-old beans from the Field’s botanical collections are being used today to help restore a local native plant habitat. How does that work? The Brain Scoop talked with Robb Telfer about how he became involved in working to de-extinct rare species of endangered legumes and flowers! Check out Robbie Q. Telfer’s interview with The Brain Scoop, “Restoring Haibtats with Magic Beans,” as he talks poetry and conservation!
UH-OH IS COMING AND IF YOU GOT A GOOD EYE FOR FILM, IT WANTS YOU
Derrick Brown’s best-of collection + new work is available only at his live shows currently and everywhere September 15th. He is currently looking for filmmakers to turn some of his work into short films. Enquire for COLLABORATIONS AT WRITEBLOODY@GMAIL.COM
HELL OF A TOUR, DERRICK BROWN AND GREG DULLI!
Hell of a tour! Did Derrick’s pal Rick (violin-polyphonic spree and Whigs) secretly record his poetry set at the world famous Preservation Hall In NOLA? Maybe. Will it be released someday? Maybe. Should you check out the music of The Afghan Whigs and Twilight Singers?Absolutely. So grateful to Greg for being down to bring poetry to a rock and roll crowd.
For a full line up of his set, head to brownpoetry.com
Get your shirts and posters today! Before they are gone!
New Books! Favorite Authors! Oh My! Check out Anis' The Pocketknife Bible and Buddy's Stunt Water!