Painfully saddened to hear that Bruce Sinofsky is no longer with us. He was a brilliant filmmaker whose art managed the rare magick of effecting change on the material plane: most notably, of course, helping to free West Memphis Three. He was an exceptionally kind and humble man. Even after the second Paradise Lost was out, [...]
Thanks to cult expert Rebecca Kallemeyn and Subito's ongoing feature on small presses, including Ahsahta, Black Ocean, Burning Deck, Caketrain, Dalkey Archive, FC2, Eraserhead Press, Essay Press, Ugly Duckling, et al.
Jan Clausen's Veiled Spill: A Sequence is one of the more important books of poetry published in the last few months. Tarpaulin Sky interviews its "hostile" author, recently praised and admonished in American Poetry Review and The Rumpus respectively.
The Sugar Book, by Johannes Goransson: Review Copies & Pre-Orders Now Available from Tarpaulin Sky Press
The Sugar Book Johannes Göransson Fiction | Poetry | Other | 5.5"x7", 208 pp., paperback ISBN-13: 978-1-939460-03-5 May 2015 We live by breathing oxygen, but we also die because of oxygen. We live feeding on nature, but we also die because of nature. But, Everyone, do you realize, as you live, the fact that [...]
Intersex (Tarpaulin Sky 2015) explores gender as it forms in concrete and unavoidable patterns in the material world. In this hybrid-genre memoir, intersexed author Aaron Apps adopts and upends historical descriptors of hermaphroditic bodies such as “freak of nature,” “hybrid,” “imposter,” “sexual pervert,” and “unfortunate monstrosity” in order to trace his own monstrous sex as it perversely intertwines with gender expectations and medical discourse.