Coming this fall 2016: chapbooks by Dalton Derkson and Mike Montreuil. Spring 2017: Cough of a Sloth by Claudia Coutu Radmore. And 1 or 2 more to be announced in spring 2-17.
Alternative Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Bing He and Unit by Jeff Blackman. Each in print run of 50.
Rs Poetica by Pearl Pirie of cut-up collage and meditations on the letter R. In print run of 75.
War is the father of us all by Guy Simser. Moon and Fish by Terry Ann Carter and Place-Setting by Pearl Pirie
The first two are now on new-look mini chapbooks, full colour, and heavier 28lb paper. $2 each + P&H. Download for free the pdf of Place-Keeping trifold.
The Sourdough Collaboration by Roland Prevost and Pearl Pirie.
A peek inside. $5.
Contact or Etsy to buy.
Ottawa small press fair at Jack Purcell on the afternoon of June 13. A bundle of 3 for $5 or $2 each.
Alicia Cumming has a chapbook of women, mother/daughter, body image and finding one's personal footing. She's reading June 12 at the pre-small press fair reading. That's Marilyn Irwin, Dean Steadman, Alicia Cumming and Stuart Ross at the Carleton Tavern, doors 7pm.
Also out is Anita Dolman's latest glass studio, poems of fracturing and repair, poems about being active creators of one's world. And a mini chapbook, talking giraffes from Michael Dennis full of plain truths with quirky twists.
A profile of he first 7 years of phafours press in 2014.
Anthology chapbook of 8-12 poems to cocoa launched April 8th, 2015 in Ottawa at A Thing for Chocolate, 1262 Wellington At W. 7:30pm. Readings by Steven Artelle, Pearl Pirie Roland Prevost, Grant Savage, Natalie Hanna and Catina Noble. A chapbook of cocoa's rhapsodic delights called Cocoa Cabin with poems by Steven Artelle, Marie Andrée Auclair, Amanda Earl, Susan Glickman, Natalie Hanna, Anna Mioduchowska, Catina Noble, Pearl Pirie, Roland Prevost, Brenda Schmidt, Lisa Timpf and Grant Wilkins.For sale on etsy and at local shops including Books on Beechwood. $7
Ways to get your creative spark going. 50 prompts and words of wisdom from a few continents of poets. $7.
I've extended the November 2014-March 2015 trial of the Etsy shop for phafours until July. The chapbooks above are now there. Listings costs a couple dollars a month so if there are no further sales through there, I'll revert back to selling only thru here instead.
Eigner by Phil Hall, The Union of 6 & 7 by Sanita Fejzic, From the Diaries of Semicolon by Pearl Pirie, doing & undoing by avonlea fotheringham. Minis: 6 pages, 4 1/4" x 2 1/4". $2 each, or for 4 for $5.
x-book style, 2013, $2 each + P&H (or all 7 mini chapbooks for $10 shipping included). Payment through sending to paypal or email for mailing address.
Some Things with Certainty by Sneha Madhavan-Reese (April 2014), Change In their Pockets by Catherine Brunet (May 2014), What the Hair is Going On by Grace Maselli (Nov 2013), Acceptance Speech by rob mclennan (June 2014), Obviously Obviously Not What it Seems by Rod Pederson (May 2014), 3 Chapters Towards an Epic by Michael e. Casteels (June 2014), Cicada Radio by Jessica Smith (June 2014)
The Squirrel has landed Released Nov 2013. Poems by Gary Barwin, Vivian Vavassis, Phil Hall, Janet Hepburn, Lori Anderson Moseman, Ryan Pratt, Carol A Stephen and Shai Ben-Shalom. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2" with star cut-outs and french flaps. $5 (+ $3 shipping if applicable.). Payment by paypal or contact me by the same email address to find other ways to send money.
[Wacky-Me over the head: the original call]
The phafours in phavours press is a play on favours (as in party favours, as the first few things I gave out as that including some paku paku) and Pha-4, the gene that somehow governs the development of the pharynx, sphincter and longevity.