Here is my provisional sure to expand at your suggestion list of books I’ll be looking for on the floor of the book fair in Chicago. Will probably buy 3 or 4 more books based on what looks/reads pretty ambling around.
Janaka Stucky’s The World Will Deny It For You.
This is Ahsahta Press’ first chapbook (check). And there was a ferocious, torn up, compactness and directness to Janaka’s last chapbook (check). Plus, he is my editor (check).
Brandon Shimoda’s O Bon (Litmus Press).
I think the cover pretty much says it all.
Kim Hyesoon’s All The Garbage of the World, Unite! (Action Books)
Publisher of Killing Konoko + Author of With Deer = Yes.
Kyle McCord’sSympathy for The Devil(Gold Wake Press)
Ok, this doesn’t come out until 2013. But I read it in the future and it is great.
Debrah Morkun’s Ida Pingala (Blazevox, 2011)
Debrah believes in the spirits and I believe in her and all the shadows rounding.
Feng Sun Chen’s Butcher’s Tree (Black Ocean)
There is mushroom heavier than the Chrysler Building. There is an eating the size of desert. There is what end of the crucible. AND….
What the hell. There are not many books here. Correct me, world.