J.W. Marshall‘s Meaning a Cloud received the Field Poetry Prize and was published by Oberlin College Press (2007). His poems and essays have appeared in numerous publications. From 1995 to 2016, he and his wife, Christine Deavel, owned and operated Open Books, the poetry-only bookstore in Seattle.
We are an independent press in Seattle, Washington. We publish collaborations between poets and artists of all types. We also have an interest in publishing contemporary Argentinian poetry in translation and supporting writers with an interest in Argentinian culture and Jewish history in Latin America. Gay-owned and queerly run.
RT @PlantAsylum These magnificent translations of S. Ocampo by Suzanne Jill Levine, Katie Lateef-Jan and Jessica Powell celebrate a shivery Surrealism of women and girls, twin-like friends, tenements, hairdressers, mirrors, dresses, stockings and gloves. Mind-altering! twitter.com/CityLightsBook…
@bluecactuspress Robert is working on some words about "The City of Dreadful Night", a long Victorian poem, very much about class, poverty, and living in a challenging world. It's being illustrated by Seattle artist, Shannon Supkay. A fresh look at an old poem.