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PURCHASE A SIGNED LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER HERE: “Sizzling, a brilliant work of imagination…unflinching in its depiction of our culture and political moment…with the relevance and pace of Kerouac’s On the Road and the psychological brutality of Golding’s Lord of the Flies.”~Michelle Yasmine Valladares, MFA Program Director at The City College of New York, author of Nortada, The … More The Escapist, by David Puretz
As you read Valladares’ Nortada, it will be good to read it as a book — because as the poems gather themselves through the book they gain poise and wisdom, intensity and mystery. Simplicity and abstraction, experience and beauty, speak wholeheartedly to one another, and to us. ~Jean Valentine, Winner of 2004 National Book Award … More Nortada, The North Wind, by Michelle Valladares
Linsey Abrams has written a novel that I believe foreshadows the literature of the future, perhaps even the art of the future. Eschewing traditional literary devices like heroes (who must always somehow be superhuman) and linear plot (which is always goal-oriented), it focuses on a new set of deeply human values–people in the community, both … More Our History in New York, limited edition, by Linsey Abrams