JENNIFER S. CHENG MOON: LETTERS, MAPS, POEMS Chosen by Bhanu Kapil for the Tarpaulin Sky Press Book Awards Paperback, 140 pp. Pub date: May 2018 Cover art by Maude Tanswai $16 Mixing fable and fact, extraordinary and ordinary, Jennifer S. Cheng's hybrid collection, Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems, draws on various Chinese mythologies about women, particularly that [...]
PIPER J. DANIELS LADIES LAZARUS Co-winner, 2017 Tarpaulin Sky Press Book Awards Paperback, 140 pp. Pub date: April 2018 $14 Equal parts séance, polemic, and love letter, Piper J. Daniels’ Ladies Lazarus examines evangelical upbringing, sexual trauma, queer identity, and mental illness with a raw intensity that moves between venom and grace. Fueled by wanderlust, [...]
[reposted from Tarpaulin Sky] There's just no humble way to say that Tarpaulin Sky Press is to England, today, as Led Zeppelin was to America in 1970s. And it's all thanks to TS author Steven Dunn. This month, Granta leads with chapters from Steven’s forthcoming second novel with TS Press, water & power. In the Introduction [...]
[reposted from Tarpaulin Sky] We don't need to tell you that the last several months have been exceptionally brutal. Nor will we comment further, except to say it is in the context of this nationwide brutality that we read manuscripts for the 2017 TS Book Prizes. We received a rather overwhelming number of expertly crafted [...]
Thanks to the efforts of the Connecticut Innocence Project, I am confident this anniversary will be Jeremy's last behind bars. His freedom will do nothing, however, to help two other children who suffered as a result of this case: Angela and Jesse _X_.