A Startup Idea Whose Time Has Come
Artie went to TWO different startup pitch events today. This is what happens inside his cartoon/poet brain when he spends this much time around technically-minded people. For the record, the […]
A Style Guide for a Poetry Anthology
Anthologies are some of the hardest books to edit, all the more so when we’re not technically the editors. From the freewheeling, unscripted barbaric yawp of the modern poetry slam, […]
Carrie Rudzinski Competes at IWPS This Week!
Our own Carrie Rudzinksi is competing this weekend at the 2013 Individual World Poetry Slam in Spokane, Washington. She’s a “Storm Poet” this year, representing herself and her hometown of […]
San Francisco’s Second Crowdsourced Poetry Book: Tandem, Volume 2
Is the Lit Slam still a startup? As Tatyana Brown prepares to close out the second season of her publishing experiment, it’s looking more and more like a success. The […]
Amazon Announces Kindle Indenture: Print & Digital Editions, Plus Two Hours of Domestic Help from Beloved Authors.
SEATTLE–Sep. 5, 2013– (NASDAQ:AMZN)â€”Amazon today introduced Kindle Indenture: a new program that gives customers the chance to buyâ€“for $1.99â€“the Kindle edition of print books they have purchased new from Amazon. […]
Corrina Bain Headlines Penultimate 2013 Lit Slam
Maybe you caught Corrina’s packed feature on his 2011 tour through San Francisco. Maybe you remember his haunting persona work. Maybe you and Corrina go way back to basement-bar poetry […]
Our Cover Department Covers our Poems
The show this week had many highlights, but on a personal (and personnel?) note, it was lovely to welcome Kate Kinsey back to San Francisco, this time to stay! Kate […]
The Power and Peril of Free
We rolled out Alight, our first full-length E-book, one week ago, as a free download for most major platforms. And then our servers crashed. By “our servers crashed,” I really […]
New E-book Just in Time for NPS!
Last spring, Tatyana Brown took her Lit Slam brainchild to the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam, where the organizers graciously allowed her to poll the audiences at each […]
A Poet Goes to Pitch Club
Pitch Club SF held its inaugural event last night in the South of Market District (SOMA) of San Francisco. To my knowledge, I was the only poetry editor who bought […]