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Announcing three new chapbooks from Kit and Joseph Reed

Announcing three new chapbooks from Kit and Joseph Reed

Wesleyan University Press has recreated three humorous chapbooks originally produced for friends by the late Kit Reed. The books are lavishly illustrated by her artist husband, Joseph. Thirty Polite Things to Say A pointedly funny and sarcastic commentary on the etiquette of society The preface reads: “There are times in the lives of us all…
Announcing BAX 2018 with guest editor Myung Mi Kim

Announcing BAX 2018 with guest editor Myung Mi Kim

An anthology of dynamic, forward-thinking writing “Whenever a newspaper succumbs to the clickbait of fake news; whenever a search engine becomes a surrealist troubadour by chance; whenever a witless chat-bot strives to rickroll you—these experimental writers ensure that you show up for the future of literature on time.” —Christian Bok, author of The Xenotext Best…
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