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Pickpocket Of Reality By andrew k.
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the 4th poetry & prose collection from Andrew K. Typed on a typewriter after the memories were made. Written in a 150 square ft tiny bookshop during the summer, these words are about standing in... More > the rain in Manhattan, walking from Cambridge Massachusetts to Michigan, adults vs. kids, lakes and tree climbing, capitalism, Catholicism & being normal, the sound of a typewriter, books on shelves and the shrines we base our existence on. This little book is about something. That is a true statement.< Less
Cervine By Nathan Barrett
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Cervine is a collection of three stories and an afterword about our human relationship to narrative and the living environment. Author bio: While Nathan Barrett has had a number of pieces published... More > in newspapers and magazines, Cervine is his first collection of stories. For brief stints, he lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois, after high school, and eventually moved back to his hometown of Muskegon, Michigan, where he has lived since 2011.< Less
Books of the Nook: Reviews from an Indie Bookshop in Michigan By Book Nook Staff
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A book about books, that’s what this book is; a book full of reviews from the owner and other staff members of The Book Nook & Java Shop. An independent Bookstore located in Montague... More > Michigan. (Books of the Nook. 2019. Published by West Vine Press)< Less
Music Made me us Do This By Bennie Herron
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Music Made me (us) Do This: A string of thought-provoking vignettes woven with in your face poetry. A book as tender as it is savage. Bennie Herron was a local writer and poet of the San Diego... More > Literary Scene. It all started in a classroom on campus with a writer’s workshop called, “Writerz Block.” Now, Bennie stands on the backs of David Walker, W.E.B. Dubois …, and draws from his peers like Black Thought, Nas, Common and The Last Poets. Music Made me (us) Do This is more than a book of poems, it is Mr. Herron wearing his heart on his sleeve giving us a peek inside the mind of a living legend. 82 pages. 2018. By Bennie Herron. Published by West Vine Press.< Less
Plantain By Josh Boardman
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25 portraits of an imaginary plantain. Published by West Vine Press. Josh Boardman is from Michigan. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he is working on his first novel and a collection of stories... More > about his hometown.< Less
Pancreatic Care Package By Steve Shultz
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A New West Vine Press Book. Within this collection of poems from Colorado native Steve Shultz, you'll find poems about lost time, sickness, shadowy figures, demons and dreams. Poems about starting... More > over. Poems about simply existing. Poems about self-doubt. Poems about a girl. Poems about the necessity of poetry. Just poems. ABOUT POET: Steve Shultz read a lot of Hunter S. Thompson in college, which inspired him to declare a major in print journalism. He had some great times as a designer and reporter at some of Colorado's major newspapers, and had some fun times going to free concerts in exchange for reviews. The decline of print journalism led him to pursue a lengthy vacation in the name of finding his "next chapter," and somehow, he ended up as a mailman. Writing has been there all along the way.< Less
okay birds quiet please (deluxe hardcover edition) By Andrew K.
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A more expensive and bigger hardcover book! Different Cover work! Five recently discovered pieces. Forward by Steve Shultz & afterword by Andrew K., an essay about a writer losing their writing.... More > Okay. Birds. Quiet. Please. From the person who typed-up Poetic Poverty & SLACKER AD—NAUSEAM, okay birds quiet please is the third collection of words printed on a stack of paper that is called a book, written by Andrew K. Here we find words about the moment before the moment, about spacetime and jumping into Lake Michigan. Here is a writer not at the height of his powers, simply, doing and being and trying to figure out what any of this madness means. okay birds quiet please. It is a book, of words, from the number one selling absurdist poet. Andrew K lives a life surrounded by cats and books. Andrew K.’s future plans are as unclear as his past plans, and he told the editors he’s going to move out of the United States soon, where wherever he ends up, he’ll write little books of absurd poetry until the sun explodes.< Less
okay birds quiet please (deluxe trade paperback) By Andrew K.
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A more expensive and bigger book than the back-pocket book version. Five recently discovered pieces. Forward by Steve Shultz & afterword by Andrew K., an essay about a writer losing their... More > writing. Okay. Birds. Quiet. Please. From the person who typed-up Poetic Poverty & SLACKER AD—NAUSEAM, okay birds quiet please is the third collection of words printed on a stack of paper that is called a book, written by Andrew K. Here we find words about the moment before the moment, about spacetime and jumping into Lake Michigan. Here is a writer not at the height of his powers, simply, doing and being and trying to figure out what any of this madness means. okay birds quiet please. It is a book, of words, from the number one selling absurdist poet. Andrew K lives a life surrounded by cats and books. Andrew K.’s future plans are as unclear as his past plans, and he told the editors he’s going to move out of the United States soon, where wherever he ends up, he’ll write little books of absurd poetry until the sun explodes.< Less
okay birds quiet please By Andrew K.
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From the person who typed-up Poetic Poverty & SLACKER AD—NAUSEAM, okay birds quiet please is the third collection of words printed on a stack of paper that is called a book, written by... More > Andrew K. Here we find words about the moment before the moment, about spacetime and jumping into Lake Michigan. Here is a writer not at the height of his powers, simply, doing and being and trying to figure out what any of this madness means. okay birds quiet please. It is a book, of words, from the number one selling absurdist poet. About Andrew K. He lives a life surrounded by cats and books. Not much is known about him other than he was born in Monkey’s Eyebrow Kentucky, a radio frequency near Possum Trot, and after wandering the train tracks of Massachusetts in his early thirties he moved to Michigan; Andrew K.’s future plans are as unclear as his past plans, and he told the editors he’s going to move out of the United States soon, where wherever he ends up, he’ll write little books of absurd poetry until the sun explodes.< Less
West Vine Press Sampler #6 (Summer/Fall 2018) By Various Writers & Poets
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(Backpocket Series #4) A fresh book of collected brand new material from West Vine Press authors who have books to be released by the end of 2018. You’ll find poetry and prose, sections of... More > novels and short stories from, Patrick Trotti, Jesse S. Mitchell, Kenning JP Garcia, Jorge de Leon, Bennie Herron, Steve Shultz, Nathan Barrett, Andrew K., M. Magnalia & F. Izzati. (2018. 66 pages)< Less