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Author: John Sakkis

John Sakkis's books include MIRROR MAGIC (Roof Books, 2020), NIKE+, Psychopomp, RAVE ON! (BOTH BOTH Books,2016), THE ISLANDS (Nightboat Books, 2014), and RUDE GIRL (BlazeVox books, 2009), as well as numerous chapbooks and ephemera. From 2005- 2015 he edited BOTH BOTH, a little magazine of poetry. With Angelos Sakkis, he has translated five books by Athenian poet Demosthenes Agrafiotis, including Maribor which won the 2011 Northern California Book Award for Poetry In Translation. He was born, raised and lives in the East Bay Area.

The Islands
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0 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $15.95 12/2/2014

The Islands

Nightboat Books

Poetry. In John Sakkis's new book, hip hop and biography, both real and imagined, saturate travel on the islands."THE ISLANDS is melos, music in 5-part harmonic sequences, beginning with the once-upon-a-time of 'one night, after the happily of dinne...

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Mirror Magic
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113 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $18.95 11/20/2020

Mirror Magic

Roof Books

Poetry. California Interest. "Irresistible and ebullient as your Saturday plans look midweek, John Sakkis' MIRROR MAGIC is a reflective and necromantic gathering that gives back what it asks of a day lived both online and off the wall: 'please leave...

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RAVE ON!
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RAVE ON!

BOTH BOTH Books

Poetry. A book of parties, monsters, paranoia, UFOs, friends and the Bay Area. Set in the 90s and beyond, John Sakkis's RAVE ON! finds beauty in the "trainwreck," that liminal space where dissonant sounds and kinetic energies commingle, forming a ne...

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Rude Girl
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48 Currently In Stock PAPERBACK $16.00 8/10/2009

Rude Girl

BlazeVOX books

Poetry. "In RUDE GIRL, light 'scrime[s],' a girl secretly 'places a button under her tongue,' and a tide is a 'pseudonym' both for not speaking (right then) and for what comes after: the start of seeing 'the things [in front of]' (my brackets), whic...

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