2018 Collection (Pre-Order)

2018 Collection (Pre-Order)

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$45  •  25% off cover  •  3 full-length titles  •  2018

An interfaith colloquium and contemplative “rebellion against tyrants,” exposing the folly of spiritual isolationism. Three sources of contemporary meaning-magic in which the Poetics of Space meets the Wisdom of the Talmud, Geomancy meets Creationism, Poetry meets Theology, and the Fire meets the Flood.

The Winter Orchard
| Nina Pick

Poems burning in the aftermath of the 2016 American presidential election. “We huddle,” writes Alan Mudd, “in a brittle sunlight, despairing hopeful urgencies at the end of a branch for a bud refusing to blossom, returning, in fact, back to its dormant frozen state… beings of opposition & catastrophe made up of inseparable histories, haunted by uncertainty, compelled simultaneously into the realities of nature/the illusions of mind…”

Poetic Faith | David Mutschlecner

A journal of theopoetics, where poetry shines a light into theology, cleansing it of dogmatism while nurturing inclusivity. “David Mutschlecner’s meditations,” writes Elizabeth Robinson, “demonstrate the mutual suffusion of metaphysics and poetics. His terse essays fearlessly take on the most daunting subjects: beauty, signification, revelation, presence, relationship… Suddenly, the reader finds herself in the midst of a universe that peels back its skin to reveal its living core.”

Morning Rites | Reed Bye

A new collection by one of America’s most lucid contemplative poets. “[Reed Bye] lets the round world come into the round eye on its own terms,” writes David Mutschlecner. “There is no imposition, no going out there, so to speak, because whatever we are is already ‘round the pools.’ There is no subterfuge, no guile. Deep clarity is found—by a rare wonder—in pure utterance.”

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Nina Pick

is the author of two chapbooks, À Luz and Leaving the Lecture on Dance (The Lune, 2017). The recipient of a 2016 Mesa Refuge Poetry Fellowship, her work has appeared in journals such as ArionBombay GinTule ReviewStone CanoeDark Mountain, and ISLE, online as part of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, and in various anthologies. She is a founding editor of the Inverness Almanac and Mount Vision Press and currently serves as lead editor of The New Farmer's Almanac. She holds masters degrees in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and in Comparative Literature from UC Berkley, a bachelors with a concentration in Comparative Literature from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU, and an ordination from the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute. She is passionate about working at the intersection of literature, ecology, and spirituality.


David Mutschlecner

is the author of four titles from Boise State's Ahsahta Press: Esse (2002), Sign (2007), Enigma and Light (2012), and Icon (2018). He grew up in Bloomington, Indiana; moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in his mid-twenties, attending graduate school at St. John's College; and has now called New Mexico home for over twenty years. Paul Hoover has called David "an independent figure in contemporary poetry, because he cares deeply about divinity and the meaning of meaning." He is, in Elizabeth Robinson's words, "a tutelary spirit that guides us into the plenitude of poetry."

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Reed Bye

has mentored and inspired countless poets of the Front Range for decades. His lifelong study and instruction of classical modernism is unique for its combination of thorough scholarship and experimentation; his practice exemplifies what is perhaps the contemporary poet's single-most significant contribution: the communion of writing and living: compassion. A longtime professor at Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Reed is the author of numerous books, including Some Magic at the DumpErstwhile CharmsBorder ThemeHeart's BestiaryPassing Freaks and GracesCatching On, and Join the Planets: New and Selected Poems. He has released two original CDs, Long Way Around (Farfalla, McMillan & Parrish, 2005) and Broke Even (Fast Speaking Music, 2013).