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About TINFISH PRESS

Tinfish Press publishes experimental poetry from the Pacific Region.

Tinfish has been called "one of the great small presses of the United States" (Ron Silliman). Hank Lazer notes that "Tinfish Press most definitely increases a reader's sense of the highly specific, highly localized terms of composition." Marie Carvalho writes that Tinfish "vibes on [a] irreverent cross-cultural mix of language, vision, viewpoint and design."

Founded in 1995, Tinfish published 20 issues of a journal (now discontinued), as well as numerous chapbooks and full length collections. Their mission has been to inspire conversations between a diverse, far-flung group of writers.

Tinfish is particularly interested in language issues in Hawai`i and the Pacific and has published books in and including Pidgin (Hawaiian Creole English), Samoan, Tagalog, Hawaiian, and Chamorro. While Tinfish does not publish writers for their ethnic or gender identities, they have been leaders in publishing experimental work by Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, native Hawaiians, Euro-Americans from Hawai`i and others.
 
 
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The Arc of The Day
"...a four-in-one-treasure."
--Victoria Nelson
 
Diary of Use
Diary of Use
J. Vera Lee
"...these poems will meet you along their own path."
--Paul Naylor
 
Sista Tongue
Sista Tongue
Lisa Linn Kanae
"...about her first love: language"
--Wanda A. Adams
 
Jack London is Dead
"...an important contribution."
--Caroline Sinavaiana
 
last edited [insert time here]
"...everything from pop culture to population control..."
--Lyz Soto
 
The Revolution Happened and You Didn't Call Me
"...vital, lucid, and uncompromising work..."
--Anthony McCann
 
and then entwine
and then entwine
Jai Arun Ravine
"...transpacific, transgender, transrelational voyaging."
--Susan M. Schultz
 
Tinfish 20
Tinfish 20
Susan M. Schultz, Editor
 
The Dandelion Clock
The Dandelion Clock
Daniel Tiffany
"...a burning fuse and a wonderful book."
--Peter Gizzi
 
Thirteen Ways of Looking at TheBus
"This tour must be taken."
--Janna Plant
 
Eulogies
Eulogies
Elizabeth Soto
"...mapping minds, locations, and histories of affection."
--Susan M. Schultz
 
Remember to Wave
Remember to Wave
Kaia Sand
"...'an ode of accretion'-a song of our ruins rendered visible."
--Craig Santos Perez
 
Tinfish 19
Tinfish 19
Susan M. Schultz, Editor
 
Living Pidgin
"...for anyone interested in Hawai'i, in language, in multicultural America."
--from the publisher
 
Jammed Transmission
JAMMED TRANSMISSION
Paul Naylor
"...a unique text."
--Norman Fischer
 
Charlotte's Way
Norman Fischer
"...Setting down the spines and fibers of the flexible material..."
--from the book
 
TINFISH 18
  TINFISH 18
Susan M. Schultz, Editor
 
from unincorporated territory [hacha]
"...a text strong enough to invoke Paul Celan."
--Jake Kennedy
 
 The Erotics of Geography 
Hazel Smith
"...expert collection which lets you feel like a fellow traveller.."
--Sarah Law
 
A COMMUNION OF SAINTS
A COMMUNION OF SAINTS
Meg Withers
"... sets out to explode the idea of an easily interpreted universal morality.."
--LJ Moore
 
Farout Library Software
Farout Library Software
Maged Zaher and Pam Brown
"...fill my tank with toxic fossils..."
--from the book
 
CORPSE WATCHING
Sarith Peou
"...The poems suggest the presence of incredible strength..."
--Laura Moriarty
 
POEMS FROM SOMEDAY
 
Tinfish 17
Tinfish 17
Susan M Schultz, Editor
 
Poeta en San Francisco
Poeta en San Francisco
Barbara Jane Reyes
"...a hauntingly powerful book..." 
--Nicole Cartwright Denison 
"... one of the most radical innovators in Korean women's poetry..." 
--K. Silem Mohammad
 
Cribs
Cribs
Yunte Huang
"...brilliant collection of paragrammatic and punning lyric..." 
--Marjorie Perloff
"...a proud sobriety and currents of underplayed, twinkling humor..." 
--Jim Feast
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