Osmanthus presents Clippings from Toad Palace, a project that celebrates voice and handwriting, and attempts to use sound, space, color, and motion to celebrate poetry's performative aspects. Osmanthus is proud to present poems and photographs by Angela Weiser. In the series, Weiser presents the poems as handwritten notes in an attempt to engrave the poems, … Continue reading Three Poems by Angela Weiser
HONOR YOUR SPEED by James Butler-Gruett & Gabriel Dozal ChapbookFirst printing, 100 copies.Honor Your Speed is a collaborative chapbook written by James Butler-Gruett and Gabriel Dozal. James Butler Gruett's other work can be found in Entropy, the Cardiff Review, and Yes, Poetry. Butler-Gruett recently earned their MFA from the University of Arizona. Gabriel Dozal's other … Continue reading HONOR YOUR SPEED by James Butler-Gruett & Gabriel Dozal
Osmanthus is excited to announce its newest release a collaborative book by James Butler-Gruett & Gabriel Dozal. Honor Your Speed is Osmanthus' fourth release. Poems that generate the speed to leave all nostalgia dreams and artifacts in the past. Butler-Gruett & Dozal are writers based in Tucson, Arizona.Readers can find more of Dozal's work at … Continue reading Osmanthus announces Honor Your Speed, a collaborative chapbook
In addition to the fantastic William Atlas by Joshua Rothes, we have recently added payment functionality to the rest of our website. So our other published chapbooks are also now available for purchase. Both were written by the wonderful Brian Clifton. Click the links below for more information and, if interested, to order a copy … Continue reading CHAPBOOKS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
an Orphean tale, inspired by the Kalevala We are very excited to announce the release of Joshua Rothes' William Atlas. A mythical tale of walking and the discovery of points A to B, or no points in-between. Based in Seattle, Washington, Joshua Rothes is a writer and editor at Sublunary Editions. William Atlas is available … Continue reading OSMANTHUS announces: Joshua Rothes’ William Atlas
WILLIAM ATLAS by Joshua Rothes ChapbookFirst edition, 65 copies. Joshua Rothes is the author of several brief, difficult to classify books, including An Unspecific Dog, The Ethnographer, and The Art of the Great Dictators. We Later Cities, a novel written with the aid of machine learning, will be released by Inside the Castle in late … Continue reading WILLIAM ATLAS by Joshua Rothes
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
AGAPE by Brian Clifton. Chapbook.First printing, 100 copies. Brian Clifton has work in: Pleiades, Guernica, Cincinnati Review, Salt Hill, Colorado Review, The Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, and other magazines. Brian is an avid record collector and curator of curiosities. Brian also published MOT with us.
MOT by Brian Clifton A poem, 27 pages.First printing, 100 copies. Brian Clifton has work in: Pleiades, Guernica, Cincinnati Review, Salt Hill, Colorado Review, The Journal, Beloit Poetry Journal, and other magazines. Brian is an avid record collector and curator of curiosities. Read excerpts from MOT below.
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