Category Archive: News and Updates

Apr 15

grassroots, yo

ok. so i don’t like kickstarter. first of all there’s the fees. we already operate in the red, so fuck that. also, there’s a bunch of crap you gotta fill out and i’m lazy sometimes and i didn’t feel like it. also, you have to send out “rewards” to everyone… see reason #1. and isn’t …

Continue reading »

Feb 28

THIS IS POETRY The Literary Underground is pleased to announce a new project called “This is Poetry”. The project will ultimately result in an eight-volume collection of poetry, each volume representing poets from a specific geographic region as well as several special collections. These perfect-bound books will be published under Citizens for Decent Literature Press, …

Continue reading »

Jan 25

maybe next time it’s you

I would like to be writing this blog post about anything else. Anything positive and affirming to the creative community. Instead, it’s this… Artists in residence at the Collingwood Arts Center in Toledo, Ohio are being evicted–given thirty days notice–in the dead of winter. This is not just some art space. This is their home, …

Continue reading »

Aug 10

LU newsletter

new releases, calls for submissions, events and other litstuff … read the newsletter here: **correction** (oops) the correct url for CfDL submissions is

Dec 30

Uno Kudo – a modern day art collective

from the Uno Kudo website… Dear Human, There wasn’t a doubt: there would be an Uno Kudo Vol. 2. The first book was a best seller on the anthology list and raised a nice amount of money for a worthy charity. But following the first book, a strange thing happened. The writers and artists who …

Continue reading »

Oct 16

New Show on the Project U Radio Network – Wednesday Night Service

Wednesday Night Service is a new show on the Project U Radio Network. ( mishmash. a collection of audio bits. you send, we serve. sound effects, clips, tv or movie audio, songs, news announcements, poetry and short story readings, recordings, commercials, comedians, even those damn politicians. mp3 preferred but will take wav or wma. …

Continue reading »

Oct 16

New Issue at Citizens For Decent Literature

the third online issue of CFDL is now live. Issue #3 – Indulge James Babbs, Brenton Booth, Mike Boyle, Wanda Morrow Clevenger, Carl Miller Daniels, Brian Fugett, Nick Gerrard, John Grey, John Grochalski, Teri Louise Kelly, George Korolog, Keith Landrum, Catfish McDaris, Tim Murray, Josh Olsen, Rob Pierce, Kevin Ridgeway, Jason Ryberg, Amy Sasser, …

Continue reading »

Jul 26

Press Release: Punk Hostage Press Announces Staff Addition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Punk Hostage Press Announces Staff Addition Thursday, July 26, 2012–Iris Berry and A. Razor announced today the addition of Michele McDannold to the Punk Hostage Press staff. She will be working on the editorial staff as well as heading the Public Relations Department. Michele was the Editor-in-Chief at Red Fez Publications from …

Continue reading »

Jun 19

Unlikely Books releases 2 chapbooks by Steve Dalachinsky

Unlikely Books has released 2 chapbooks by American author Steve Dalachinsky. Trust Fund Babies and Phenomena of Interference are now available for $10. You can find information as well as an introduction from Unlikely Books Editor in Chief Jonathan Penton (not to mention 2 awesome excerpts from the books) here:

Apr 22

Midwest Small Press Festival

Greetings! We are writing as a group of Milwaukee-based independent literary presses including Rescue Press, New American Press, Plumberries Press, Burdock Magazine and others. Currently, we are curating what we hope to be the 1st annual Midwest Small Press Festival, over the weekend of June 1st-3rd. Due in part to your own investment in independent …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts