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Spring 2021

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A Boy Named Boy

Growing Up Black in “Whitetown” During the 1960s, Hampstead, NC


by Earl S. Braggs

“At the intersection of black and white, fish and snakes, rural and city, poor and more poor, public and private, A Boy Named Boy names what it means to live out loud, Black, shamelessly declaring restorative witness as an act of resistance and the unflinching utterance of endurance. This memoir of race and survival croons and scrutinizes a sultry but sharp southern manner.” Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate and author of Feeding the Light

Pub Date: March 25th, 2021 |120 pages | ISBN: 978-1-7324369-8-5

New Books Fall 2020

Three visually inspired and inspiring books in a beautiful 6.5" square format.

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Andrea Clark Libin

Orphan of the Moon

Notebook of a Girl in a Moscow Station

88 pages

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Michael Sohn

Still Forms

Visible Poetry

116 pages

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Ninso John High

Without Dragons Even the Emperor Would Be Lonely

Ensos, Parables & Koans

152 pages

The Big Pause (Part Two)

Drawing through the Pandemic by Line Maj Skuldbøl

The Big Pause began as an act of catharsis in a time of crisis. Working on The Big Pause during my isolation made me less lonely; I felt I was conversing with others through my work. The process reminded me that art can create a space where we can meet and be known, in all our sorrow and longing and joy.”
—Line Maj Skuldbøl


Line Maj Skuldbøl is a Danish graphic artist, visual storyteller, competitive kayaker, and professional digital designer. To see more of Line Maj's work, visit her website.

(Translated from the Danish by Misha Hoekstra)

Video about the making of the Big Pause, by Line Maj Skuldbøl

Andrea Clark Libin reading from, Orphan of the Moon. “A living, breathing, hybrid work unlike anything I've ever read—an orphan's notebook exhumed from the Moscow station and entrusted to your own red heart.” —Karen Russell

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