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Johnny Badge by Jnana Hodson

Published February 22, 2014
Chapbook - 32 pages, 5.5 x 8.5", ISBN: 9781496016935
"a blue bathrobe from an outlet store
gives a curious elegance in a motel stay
"I could be playing
two racetracks, side by side
"or recognizing the economic future of Oneonta
"writing the slow obit of the region"
"in a decade, the colleges will be gone
along with the final stability
"confounding any sense of staying,
of commitment, of roots,
of proclaiming



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About the author:
The name Jnana (usually pronounced "jah-na") was bestowed while he was living in a yoga ashram in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania.

After four decades as a professional journalist, Jnana Hodson is finally concentrating fully on poetry and fiction. Over the years, his literary work has appeared in journals on five continents.

Life After Checkmate by Andrew Line

Published February 16, 2014
Chapbook - 32 pages, 5.5" x 8.5", ISBN: 9781495964756
"If we are stories,
you're the Myth of Sisyphus -
in the words of Nietzsche,
and I am Stone Butch Blues -
by Prophet Muhammad.

"You are written in the language of Camus
with Latin footnotes,
and I am Old English prose -"

- Bilbiophilia

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Andi is a twenty-something Dopeless Hopefiend with an affinity for finger painting on the walls with her five-year-old daughter. Andi is engaged in a number of writing projects including a memoir and two novels. She wants to teach high school English and open a coffee shop called Zombie Coffee Inc. Right now, however, she will settle for graduating cosmetology school without punching anyone. Andi has succumbed to conformity and now uses the Oxford comma on a regular basis.

The Gospel of Flies by Bethany W. Pope

Published February 1, 2014
Chapbook - 32 pages, 5.5" x 8.5", ISBN: 9781495247309
He pries open her mouth,
green tinted teeth,
foam spittle, the scent
of gone milk.

'Have to reach in to check it.'
He rolls up his sleeve and vanishes
to the elbow, grunting, finding nothing.
The vet cries on extraction,
a harsh mannish bark,
'Bitch got me with her teeth.'

- Rabies

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About the author:
Bethany W Pope is an award winning author of the LBA, and a finalist for the Faulkner-Wisdom Awards. She was a runner up for the Cinnamon Press Novel Competition. She received her PhD from Aberystwyth University's Creative Writing program.