Hex Presse

WOMB's sister chapbook publishing project

Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Seasons Cemented is here!!

AT LONG LAST!
THE BOOKS ARE IN!!!


The Seasons Cemented
by Amanda Ackerman

Amanda Ackerman lives in Los Angeles where she writes and teaches. She is co-editor of the press eohippus labs. She is a member of UNFO (The Unauthorized Narrative Freedom Organization) and writes as part of SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS. Her collaborative book Sin is to Celebration has been recently released from House Press. Her work has also been published or is forthcoming in in flim forum: A Sing Economy, String of Small Machines, The Physical Poets, WOMB, Moonlit, Source Material: A Journal of Appropriated Text, and Area Sneaks.






































Read a poem from this collection here: http://www.wombpoetry.com/skeins/ackerman.html

Read a review by Vanessa Place at the Constant Critics here: http://www.constantcritic.com/vanessa_place/poets-without-products/

Monday, August 16, 2010

The Seasons Cemented


Hello! The first mini-run of Amanda Ackerman's chap was provided to the author in May, and the rest of the run should be available soon (you can see some preview pics here). I'm just waiting for a few printer issues to be resolved. xo M

Friday, January 29, 2010

FORTHCOMING: Amanda Ackerman

















The Seasons Cemented

Amanda Ackerman lives in Los Angeles where she writes and teaches. She is co-editor of the press eohippus labs. She is a member of UNFO (The Unauthorized Narrative Freedom Organization) and writes as part of SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS. Her collaborative book Sin is to Celebration has been recently released from House Press. Her work has also been published or is forthcoming in in flim forum: A Sing Economy, String of Small Machines, The Physical Poets, WOMB, Moonlit, Source Material: A Journal of Appropriated Text, and Area Sneaks.



Saturday, July 18, 2009

Fluorescence Buzz by Elizabeth Bryant

A *new* chapbook from Hex Presse, published as part of the Dusie Kollektiv. Many thanks to Author Elizabeth Bryant and Dusie luminary Susana Gardner.





































*1/4 letter size

*double-bound with chiyogami paper and vellum, cloth, or iridescent tissue paper, or lace. Every single copy is unique.

*printed in an edition of 100 copies. Only a very limited number are available for purchase, as the majority of the print run has been distributed to the collective.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Elizabeth Bryant's newest book, (nevertheless enjoyment, is forthcoming fall 2009 from Quale Press. Her writing appears in many print and online journals including Coconut, Dusie #8, Bombay Gin, Key Satch(el), Gerry Mulligan, Intercapillary Space, and in the upcoming issue of Jacket Magazine. She is the editor of CR79 Books, and the ongoing writing experiment Defeffable.

She first studied experimental writing and poetics as an undergrad at Smith College, then again in the M.F.A. program at Naropa's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, with Anne Waldman, Lyn Hejinian, Bernadette Mayer, and Lee Ann Brown.

She is co-curator of the Bard Roving Reading Series. [close] Elizabeth Bryant's newest book, (nevertheless enjoyment, is forthcoming fall 2009 from Quale Press. Her writing appears in many print and online journals including Coconut, Dusie #8, Bombay Gin, Key Satch(el), Gerry Mulligan, and Intercapillary Space. She is the editor of CR79 Books, and the ongoing writing experiment Defeffable.

She first studied experimental writing and poetics as an undergrad at Smith College, then again in the M.F.A. program at Naropa's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, with Anne Waldman, Lyn Hejinian, Bernadette Mayer, and Lee Ann Brown.

She is co-curator of the Bard Roving Reading Series.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

ICE IN INTERVALS: The Books are IN!!!!



















This super-cool collection of poetry by the inimitable Laura Goldstein is hot of the press!
























ICE IN INTERVALS

Poems by Laura Goldstein
©Laura Goldstein

Published in Goleta, CA
by Hex Presse in October 2008
in an edition of 100 copies

excerpt from the collection:
























Books printed by a locally-owned print shop on high-quality recycled paper. Full-color cover, saddle stitched, hand-numbered, 32 pages. Available for $7 at the Hex Presse shop.


Laura Goldstein is a writer and text/sound artist living and working in Chicago. She currently teaches writing at Loyola University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MA from Temple University. She went to Penn before that. Her sound and reading performances as well as installations have been exhibited in Philadelphia, Ireland, Chicago and Michigan. She's been published online in Otoliths, The Little Magazine, Great Works, MPRSND, Womb and PFS Post and in print in Combo, Dorothy's Elbow and XConnect.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Coming Soon





ICE

IN
INTERVALS

a chapbook by Laura Goldstein










Monday, June 09, 2008

Mercury in Retrograde





Hit me hard. My computer crashed, and so the next issue of WOMB is being rebuilt from scratch. So, I'm hoping to have things perking by the solstice.

Without my computer, I had plenty of time to make new poetry jewelry for the Hex Presse shop. Check it out.

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Hex Presse Poetry Jewelry




Edna St. Vincent Millay poetry earrings







Emily Dickinson Poem 479 Locketbook






Elizabeth Bishop "Casabianca" earrings




H.D. "Helen" earrings















Sylvia Plath "The Moon and the Yew Tree" Poetry charm necklace
Sylvia Plath "The Moon and the Yew Tree" Poetry charm bracelet
Sylvia Plath "The Arrival of the Bee Box" Poetry charm bracelet

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Sylvia Plath "Bee Box" Earrings
























now for sale at etsy

Sparkly and texty dangle earrings are both "book" and jewelry. Two copper-toned charms frame two carefully selected "windows" from Sylvia Plath's electric poem "The Arrival of the Bee Box." These windows capture both the vertical and horizontal arrangement of words from the poem. The text in these earrings is extracted from a vintage book in which the pages are the perfect color. This is the only book I'm using for these charms, so each one is absolutely one of a kind. Earrings feature blue glass birds and tiny green glass leaves accented with bright and tiny magenta glass beads. Gold-tone fishhooks. Dangles measure two inches. Elegant and intriguing.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Soon
























I made this poetry locket for Jessica Smith last fall. And now I am making more for you.
























photo by Jessica Smith

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Unintentional Hiatus


WOMB and Hex Presse have been hibernating. We plan to be all caught up and bloomy by April.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Resurrection Party now available!


a *limited* number of Michalle Gould's Resurrection Party are now available at the Hex Presse etsy store.



*Double-bound in 1.) cold-pressed watercolor paper hand stamped on both sides with archival ink and 2.) vellum; outer cover has cutouts to reveal inner cover image and press mark.
*numbered edition of 100
*author's edition (#s 1-60) is all black and white
*editor's edition (shown here, #s 61-100) has colored vellum and is stamped with colored ink inside.
*Printed on 100% recycled paper
*Due to the nature of the handmade binding, each chapbook is entirely unique
* $10 plus 1.50 for s & h

Monday, November 19, 2007

Hex Presse Reading with Dos Press on December 1st @ Okay Mountain Art Gallery in Austin, TX



Reading for Dos Press and Hex Presse @ Okay Mountain in Austin on December 1st at 7:00PM.

Michelle Detorie (CA, ed. Hex Presse) will read/perform w/Austin drummer, Chris Cogburn.
Johannes Goransson (Indiana, ed. Action Books)
Michael Cross (Buffalo, ed. Atticus/Finch)
Michalle Gould (Austin, reading from the first book from Hex Presse)

Saturday, September 22, 2007

NEW ISSUE OF WOMB


WOMB POETRY :: EQUINOX ISSUE

http://www.wombpoetry.com

featuring work by:

Kelli Russell Agodon
Nicole Cooley
Kate Greenstreet
Luisa A. Igloria
Eve Rifkah
Jennifer Karmin + vispo
Nicki Hastie
Raina León
Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Arlene Biala
Nava Fader
C Mehrl Bennett
Laura Goldstein
Jill Alexander Essbaum
Kristen Orser
Pearl Pirie
Kathryn Douglas
Angela Veronica Wong
Juliet Cook
Lillian Baker Kennedy

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Forthcoming Cleromancies

I've finalized the list for the first 12 Cleromancy Games!

#1 EMILY DICKINSON curated by Michelle Detorie (june 2007)
#2 CHRISTINA ROSSETTI ("cup-like lilies") curated by Jessica Smith (july 2007)
# 3 CHRISTINA ROSSETTI ("a summer wish") curated by Jessica Smith (july 2007)

forthcoming (not necessarily in the order in which they will be published)

GWENDOLYN BROOKS curated by Evie Shockley
GERTRUDE STEIN curated by kathryn l. pringle and Magdalena Zurawski
LORINE NIEDECKER curated by Julia Drescher
JUNE JORDAN curated by Alexis Pauling Gumbs
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING curated by Catherine Daly
AUDRE LORDE curated by Kate Greenstreet
VIRGINIA WOOLF curated by Michalle Gould
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY curated by Susana Gardner
ALICE CHILDRESS curated by Cherryl Floyd-Miller*

*Hex Presse will also be publishing a special-edition author-curated Cleromancy by Cherryl Floyd-Miller. More about this in Spring 2008.

Lunar Baedeker: A Hex Presse Poetry Puzzle inspired by Mina Loy

@ the Hex Presse etsy shop

ABOUT "Lunar Baedeker"

This puzzle was inspired by Mina Loys's Poem "Lunar Baedeker"

CONTENTS:

*The letters of six words from the poem: chandelier, whirl, phosphorous, ecstatic, museums, infusoria. The letters appear on brightly-colored plastic beads.

*one hematite bead

*tiny silver key

*blue yarn

*two mermaids

*zinnia seeds

*tiny silver bells

*small brown glass bottle

*bundle of bedtime tea (organic mint and chamomile) tied with iridescent organza ribbon.

*3 black licorice cats

*blue and purple sequins

*tiny blue crayon

*bitty dried flowers

*flower shaped sequins

*white feathers

*iridescent bird confetti

*small white plastic dove

*3 sea-green medium sized beads

*red glass heart

*six hexagon shaped zinc nuts

*small round mirror