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East Bay Express Poetry Feature!

Long-time volunteer and supporter Zoe Brezsny has just published a long, lovely, loving assessment of the East Bay poetry scene in the East Bay Express.  It features some of the amazing new bookshops that have opened, some of our most exciting reading series, and quite a bit about SPD as well.  Enjoy!


Books Are Dead.  Long Live Books.

East Bay Express Article.

New SPD Press in Rolling Stone!

We're pretty sure this is the first time a new SPD press has had an article about it in Ye Olde Rolling Stone. Might it have something to do with Third Man Books being a Jack White project? Maybe! Here's an insider tip for the wise, too: send us a Shelfie and you can get this lovely multi-compartmental music/book creation for 40% off in August..



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San Diego Book Awards

San Diego Book Awards Prize For Best Poetry Collection

We're happy to announce that Shadab Zeest Hashmi's Kohl & Chalk (Poetic Matrix Press, 2013) was just awarded the prize for Best Poetry collection at the 2014 San Diego Book Awards! You can see more information about Hashmi's work at her website,


Kohl & Chalk


Baker of Tarifa




LAMBDA Literary Awards 2014

LAMBDA Literary Award Finalists & Winners!

SPD is very excited to announce that these 12 books have been named as finalists for this years LAMBDA Literary Awards! Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on June 2nd! In the meantime, take 25% off of any title in the list by using the discount code: LAMBDA

Wanting in Arabic WINNER!
Rise in the Fall WINNER!
The End of San Francisco WINNER!
How to Shake the Other Man
Obscenely Yours
The Talking Day
We Come Elemental
This Assignment Is So Gay-LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching
Troubling the Line-Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics








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New Arrivals

ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness
CA Conrad

Obedient Laughter
Ray DiPalma

Don't Hesitate
Marc Olmsted

Don Skiles

Chris Nealon

The Delusionist
Grant Buday