FULL OF HOLES

2019 comes to an end and Osmanthus publishes another collection of things we wrote down recently whilst the winter nights were growing long and hard to remember but before the memories had fully expired. Writing can be full of holes like that. It's what keeps us interested. FULL OF HOLESDownload Read excerpts below: Download our … Continue reading FULL OF HOLES

THREE EXQUISITE CORPSES

A game of chance and handwriting. I remember playing Exquisite Corpse (the drawing version) on long car rides with friends, but it is a game that dates back farther than that. It has passed on, generation to generation. It itself truly is the exquisite corpse of our times. During the Introduction to Mythology class that … Continue reading THREE EXQUISITE CORPSES

Osmanthus Press Poetry Zine – 19/06/24

After our first poetry reading night back in June we compiled a zine. Here is a collection of some of the poetry read out on that night: seventeen poems as written or chosen, and read by eight poets. Eleven are in the English language, and seven in Chinese. Thanks to everyone who came. Open Mic … Continue reading Osmanthus Press Poetry Zine – 19/06/24

Osmanthus Press Volume #0 – Earshrub

Five poets. Thirteen poems. One reviewer who has chosen to remain anonymous. Theodor Adorno and Christian Bale, together at last, and one hearing aid. This is our first of hopefully many collections that explore the text between language and culture. We also took an interest for this issue in the body and the natural world. … Continue reading Osmanthus Press Volume #0 – Earshrub