SPACECRAFT PRESS 064: “ARMSTRONG’S LAMENT” BY GREGORY BETTS

 

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Spacecraft Press is proud to announce the publication of Gregory Betts’s Armstrong’s Lament. A total of 50 copies were produced, 25 of which are for sale.

Armstrong’s Lament showcases a series of acrobatic phrases, each one a perfect palindrome, each palindrome-phrase itself comprised mainly of ‘levidromes’ (words that, when spelt backwards, form other words in-and-of-themselves, without the need to share letters with other words). The word was coined by 6-year-old avid reader Levi Budd.

Gregory Betts is a professor at Brock University with a specialty in Canadian and avant-garde literature. He is the author of six books of poetry and the editor of eight books of experimental writing in Canada.

Armstrong’s Lament is available for $4.00 including domestic postage (+$1.00 non-Canadian postage).  To order, please contact Ken Hunt at jkchunt@hotmail.com. PayPal is preferred. Money orders in CAN dollars are also accepted.

 

 

 

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SPACECRAFT PRESS 063: “THE PAIN ITSELF” BY KEVIN ECKHOFF

painimage.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Kevin Exkhoff’s The Pain Itself. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale

These excerpts from Kevin Eckhoff’s book The Pain Itself (forthcoming from Insert/Blanc press), recreate Cicero’s de Finibus using the ‘lorem ipsum’ placeholder text generator, the randomized text of which is thought to have originated from Cicero’s work.

Eckhoff uses translation software to exhume the corpse of Cicero’s work from its lorem ipsum tomb, reanimating the body of an asemic bastardization of writing. The result is an absurdist/surrealist mutation, a Frankenstein’s Monster assembled by algorithms

The Pain Itself is available for $6.00 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 062: “LOST SONNETS” BY CATHERINE VIDLER

lostsonnets.jpgSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Catherine Vidler’s Lost Sonnets, a selection of 14 visual poems from the artist’s ongoing series of the same name. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale

Catherine Vidler’s visual poems are experiments in symmetry, images flipped, repeated, fragmented, and transformed, liberated from their mimetic source contexts and re-presented as frenetic harmonies of shape and movement. Vidler frequently posts examples of such works as The Asterisk Machine via the Twitter handle @usefulstars.

Lost Sonnets 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 061: “BELIEF ENGINES” BY LINDSAY CAHILL

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Spacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Lindsay Cahill’s Belief Engines. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale.

Lindsay Cahill (them/she) has had their writing featured in publications across North America including Jonathan Ball’s Why Poetry Sucks: an anthology of humorous experimental Canadian poetry. They were the recipient of the 2016 John Lent Poetry and Prose Award, and have three chapbooks available: Movement of the Triangle (Kalamalka, 2017), BORG EMOJI: robot sleep studies (Words On Pages, 2017), and XYZZY (no press, 2017). Their fourth chapbook, ZUSE-80, is forth-coming from Inspiritus Press in 2018.

Belief Engines 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 060: “ANTAGONY” BY LUKE BRADFORD

DSC_0004.JPGSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Luke Bradford’s Antagony. A total of 50 copies were produced, 25 of which are for sale.

Luke Bradford is an experimental poet living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Antagony is excerpted from his book Abacus (A superb collection of constrained poetry). Abacus can be downloaded as a free .PDF, or purchased in print form.

Antagony is available for $2.00 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 059: “SELENE” BY ANTHONY ETHERIN

DSC_0003.JPGSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of Anthony Etherin’s Selene. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale.

Anthony Etherin is a UK-based writer of experimental poetry, prose, and also music. His poems have appeared in The Account Magazine and also in Five2One Magazine. He has had leaflets published by No Press and Spacecraft Press, and he has several e-books available online. Find him on twitter @Anthony_Etherin, and via his website, songsofinversion.com

Selene is available for $2.00 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 058: “THE BLAZAR AXES” BY A.J. CARRUTHERS

DSC_0002.JPGSpacecraft Press is proud to announce the release of A.J. Carruthers’s The Blazar Axes. A total of 30 copies were produced, 15 of which are for sale.

A.J. Carruthers is an Australian-born experimental poet and critic, author of the first volume of a lifelong long poem AXIS Book 1 (Vagabond 2014), and Stave Sightings: Notational Experiments in North American Long Poems, 1961-2011 (Palgrave 2017). He lectures in poetry and literature SUIBE, Shanghai.

The Blazar Axes 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.