SPACECRAFT PRESS 039: “EYE OF DAWN” BY KEN HUNT

eye.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of Eye of Dawn by Ken Hunt. A total of 35 copies were produced, 30 of which are for sale.

Eye of Dawn memorializes the Apollo 1 capsule fire, which killed astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White, and Roger Chaffee in 1967.

Ken Hunt’s work has appeared in Chromium Dioxide, No Press, Rampike, and Matrix Magazine. His first book of poetry, Space Administration, was published in 2014 by the LUMA Foundation as part of Hans Ulrich and Kenneth Goldsmith’s 89+ Project. For three years, Ken served as managing editor of NōD Magazine, and for one year, he served as poetry editor of filling Station. Ken’s next two books of poetry, The Lost Cosmonauts and The Odyssey, are forthcoming from BookThug in 2017 and 2019, respectively. Ken is currently pursuing an English MA at Concordia University in Montréal.

Eye of Dawn is available for $3.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

SPACECRAFT PRESS O38: “HYGEIA” BY KYLE FLEMMER

hyg.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of Hygeia by Kyle Flemmer. A total of 50 copies were produced, 25 of which are for sale.

Hygeia is part of a larger series of works by Flemmer, entitled “Astral Projection”. The project is written after Christian Bök’s long poem Diamonds from the book Crystallography, and emulates the formatting Bök uses in that poem. In “Astral Projection”, Flemmer’s poem (originally titled 10 Hygeia), compares the greek goddess to the asteroid name after her, ’10 Hygeia’, (the fourth-largest asteroid in the solar system).

Kyle Flemmer is a graduate from Concordia University with a double-major in Western Society & Culture and Creative Writing. He is the author of several chapbooks and was a finalist for the the 2016 Irving Layton Poetry Award. Kyle founded The Blasted Tree Publishing Company in 2014 as an outlet for his writing and to build a community and support network for emerging Canadian artists. He is passionate about social satire, philosophy, and science, and enjoys writing short stories, poetry, and critical essays. Other hobbies include DJing under the alias Hydrogen Jukebox, tattooing, and the unmitigated pillage of second-hand book stores.

Hygeia is available for $3.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

SPACECRAFT PRESS 037: “MICROPOETRY” BY ANTHONY ETHERIN

micro.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of Micropoetry by Anthony Etherin. A total of 50 copies were produced, 25 of which are for sale.

Micropoetry showcases three poems whose lines are perfect anagrams of one another. The poems juggle a myriad of constraints while maintaining exquisite phonic cadendes throughout. The poems’ subject matter concerns human exploration of outer space.

Anthony Etherin is a UK-based writer of experimental poetry, prose and music. Written under strict constraints, his poems take inspiration from scientific theories and figures from the sciences and arts. His books include A Loris Abandons an Opera, a collection of palindromic sonnets, ‘heterogeneous’ palindromes and anagrammatic verse. Find him on twitter, @Anthony_Etherin, and via his website, songsofinversion.com.

Micropoetry is available for $3.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

SPACECRAFT PRESS 036: “ERASING WARHOL” BY DEREK BEAULIEU

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Spacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of Erasing Warhol by derek beaulieu. A total of 50 copies were produced, 25 of which are for sale.

Erasing Warhol omits all characters save for punctuation and background noise from Andy Warhol’s “a: a novel”. This chapbook showcases two excerpts from the beaulieu’s larger erasure project using the novel as a source text.

derek beaulieu is the author or editor of 15 books, the most recent of which is kern (Les Figues press, 2014). He is the visual poetry editor at UBUWeb. Beaulieu has exhibited his work across Canada, the United States and Europe, and currently teaches at the Alberta College of Art + Design. He is the 2014-2016 Poet Laureate of Calgary, Canada.

Erasing Warhol is available for $3.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

 

SPACECRAFT PRESS 035: “THE ODYSSEY” BY NICOLE PUCCI

 


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Spacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Nicole Pucci’s The Odyssey. A total of 8 prints were produced by the artist, 7 of which are for sale exclusively through this site, with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the artist.

The Odyssey depicts the Apollo 11 capsule circling the moon, an iconic image based on NASA’s preliminary concept drawings of the event. The Odyssey was printed entirely by hand from a copper template acid-etched using ferric chloride, hand-rolled in sepia ink, and then press-printed on Stonehenge paper. The dimensions of each piece are 30.5cm x 37cm (12in x 14.5in). Each piece is numbered and signed by the artist.

Nicole Pucci is a Calgary-based freelance visual artist. She specializes in illustration but also creates assets for indie game development studio BUMP Games and has done graphic design work for non-profit agencies.

The Odyssey is available for $75.00 including domestic postage (+$10 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

SPACECRAFT PRESS 034: “FROM BEFORE” BY MORGAN DOWNIE

b4.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of excerpts from Morgan Downie’s From Before. A total of 40 copies were produced, 20 of which are for sale.

From Before is excerpted from writer and audiovisual artist Morgan Downie’s suite of poems entitled Helium II. The suite collocates the events of 9/11 with the properties of helium II. Downie, who lived in New York City prior to the attacks, was inspired by his study of both chemistry and linguistic structural analysis. You can find out more about Morgan and his work by visiting his blog.

From Before is available for $4.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

 

SPACECRAFT PRESS 033: EXCERPTS FROM “THE UNIVERSE IS ALL OF SPACE AND ITS CONTENTS” BY ROSS MCCLEARY

uni.jpg Spacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of excerpts from Ross McCleary’s The Universe is all of Space and its Contents. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale.

Using only text lifted from Wikipedia articles, McCleary creates a prose poem in the shape of a universal itinerary, starting with the universe itself, working down through the superstructures like the Hercules-Corona Borealis Great Wall, through the largest galaxies, then through the largest black holes, the largest stars, then the planets of the solar system, then asteroids, then atomic elements, then subatomic articles and finishing on superstrings. The excerpt this chapbook contains moves from the universe itself to our sun, the star Sol.

Ross McCleary is a writer and poet from Edinburgh, Scotland. His work has appeared in many places, online and in print, including: The Menteur, Dactyl, Valve, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, Bleak Bleak Bleak and Far Off Places. He is also co-editor of a new podcast journal called Lies, Dreaming.

Excerpts from The Universe is all of Space and its Contents is available for $4.00 including domestic postage (+$1 non-Canadian postage). To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. Paypal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.