Debut chapbook of haiku, bar napkins for beginners, by Graham Smith, illustrated by Fernando Gallegos. 32 pages, perfect bound with full-color illustrations. Available through Sadie Girl Press Bookstore .View sample poems on CadenceCollective.net.
“Graham Smith not only explores the complicated beauty of the human character, he delves into the tangled history of humanity itself. From cave paintings on torchlight walls, to the disasters and triumphs still fresh in some of our own memories, he weaves it all together with line after exquisite line, producing an absolute delight of a book.” -Elder Zamora
Poetry chapbook, The Unnamed Algorithm, by Sarah Thursday. Cover art by Fernando Gallegos. 28 pages, perfect bound version, available through Sadie Girl Press Bookstore and MADE by Millworks in Long Beach.
Debut chapbook, Born to Electrify, by Raquel Reyes-Lopez. Cover art by Esmeralda Villalobos. 45 pages, perfect bound, available through Sadie Girl Press Bookstore and MADE by Millworks in Long Beach.View sample poems on CadenceCollective.net.
“Raquel Reyes-Lopez uses fragile imagery like eyelashes and hummingbirds to discuss issues of being a woman — love, motherhood, miscarriage. But these are not fragile poems, they are strong and brave words. Reyes-Lopez is a powerful new voice in SoCal poetry.” -G. Murray Thomas
Unanchored is a poetry chapbook by Sarah Thursday. It was the first one made after a 12-year hiatus. 27 pages, perfect bound. Cover art by Esmeralda Villalobos. View sample poems at SarahThursday.com. Available through Sadie Girl Press Bookstore and MADE by Millworks in Long Beach.
“Sarah, with a Picasso heart, is a woman who counts kisses as currency. She’s old enough to know the politics behind buying a bed that’s big enough for two; she speaks from the heart and chooses to write love poems anyway.” -Daniel McGinn, 1000 Black Umbrellas
Rampant is the debut chapbook by Nancy Lynée Woo. 22 pages, perfect bound, with cover art by Fernando Gallegos. Her first chapbook of poetry performs an exploration of cultural identity, the nature of love, and the anxiety of existence in a range of poetic forms.
“I’ve been told Nancy writes poems.” -Anonymous
View sample poems at CadenceCollective.net. Second printing available through Sadie Girl Press Bookstore and MADE by Millworks in Long Beach.