SPD News & Reviews


Library of 

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate!

The Library of Congress announced on June 10 that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the new Poet Laureate of the U.S.! Herrera, who succeeds Charles Wright as Poet Laureate, is the first Hispanic poet to serve in the position. He said, "This is a mega-honor for me, for my family and my parents who came up north before and after the Mexican Revolution of 1910-the honor is bigger than me."


Here's a couple of Herrera's many, many excellent works:


Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007          Loteria 
Cards and Fortune Poems: A Book of Lives




High Praise from PW!

A number of recent SPD books have gotten some glowing reviews in PW.  Take a look and happy reading...





(Dolores Dorantes &
Rodrigo Flores Sanchez)


PW Review!


Eating The Colors Of A Lineup Of Words


Eating The Colors
Of A Lineup
Of Words

(Bernadette Mayer)


PW Review!


Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts


Mistaking Each Other
for Ghosts

(Lawrence Raab)


PW Review!


The Pink Trance Notebooks


The Pink Trance

(Wayne Koestenbaum)


PW Review!




SPD Pubs on the ALTA Longlist!

We're very happy to see a host of books by SPD publishers on 2015 National Translation Award Longlist in Poetry, awarded each year by the American Literary Translators Associaton (ALTA).  The list includes two (count 'em,TWO) nominations for Litmus books, a Wave nomination, and a Bitter Oleander nomination.  Take a gander...


 Amnesia  lazy
 wallless  sheds


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SPD Publishers @ Entropy Magazine

Entropy Magazine has been conducting an excellent series of interviews with small presses! Check out the following exchanges with SPD presses and more!


Action Books
Ahsahta Press
BlazeVOX [books]
Brooklyn Arts Press
Calamari Press
City Lights Publishers
Coconut Books
Dorothy, a publishing project
Futurepoem Books
Kenning Editions
Letter Machine Editions
Octopus Books
Publishing Genius
Ricochet Editions
Rose Metal Press
Sator Press
Subito Press
Ugly Duckling Presse
Wave Books
YesYes Books




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Hook: A Memoir
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Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments
Ulrikka S. Gernes