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SPD's Featured Press for August: Les Figues Press

Les Figues Press
 
 
 
 
Les Figues Press is an independent, nonprofit publisher of poetry, prose, visual art, conceptual writing, and translation. Founded in 2005, Les Figues is located in Los Angeles; its mission is to create aesthetic conversations between readers, writers, and artists. Les Figues Press favors projects which push the boundaries of genre, form, and general acceptability.
 
Among the books published by Les Figues Press are the TrenchArt series, an annual series of new literature that posits literary works in an inter-textual conversation.
 
 
Les Figues is now accepting submissions for the Second Annual Les Figues NOS (Not Otherwise Specified) Book Contest. All entrants receive a TrenchArt Series title of choice. The deadline is September 15th, 2012. A prize of $1,000 and publication by Les Figues Press will be given for the winning manuscript. Sina Queyras will judge.

 

 
Take 40% off these Les Figues books in August

Just select any of the books below
  and enter the following code in the discount box

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You will see the price of the selected title(s) drop by 40%. Offer expires September 1, 2012!
 
 
Recent & Selected Les Figues Titles!
 
2500 Random Things About Me Too

 

 
 
Matias Viegener 
“...a brilliant achievement. I could not put it down.”—Chris Kraus

 

I'll Drown My Book

 

 
Caroline Bergvall, Laynie Browne, Teresa Carmody, and Vanessa Place, Editors
...work by 64 women from 10 countries...

 

Tall, Slim & Erect: Portraits of the Presidents

 

 
Alex Forman 
...photos of wax mold figurines of US presidents, plus bios!...

 

The Phonemes

 

 
Frances Richard 
“There isn't anyone else...doing quite what these meteors are doing.”—Lee Ann Brown

  

 

The Field

 

 
Martin Glaz Serup 
Poetry Book of the Year (3:AM Magazine)

 

Negro marfil / Ivory Black

 

 
Myriam Moscona 
“...a treatise on the senses...”—Francine Masiello
Bilingual edition. Trans. from Spanish by Jen Hofer

 

By Kelman Out of Pessoa

 

 
Doug Nufer
“...Nufer has created a unique novel.”—Jim Feast, The Brooklyn Rail

 


 

SELECTED BACKLIST
 
Babyfucker | Urs Allemann Feminaissance | Christine Wertheim The /n/Ouliian Analects | Viegener & Wertheim, Eds.  
 

 

re:evolution | Kim Rosenfield Voice of Ice / Voix de Glace Tribulations of a Westerner in the Western World | Vincent Dachy Not Blessed | Harold Abramowitz Dies: A Sentence | Vanessa Place  

 


 


 

     

 

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