Wednesday, July 2, 2014


Our little brother press Coleridge Street Books is proud to announce the publication of a new poetry collection by John Grochalski! STARTING WITH THE LAST NAME GROCHALSKI is now available at Caliban Book Shop / Desolation Row Records and will soon be in other fine shops. You can also order copies at that online retailer...the name escapes me at the moment...hmmm...begins with an 'A'?


Friday, December 27, 2013

The River Underneath the City by Scott Silsbe

I am very proud to announce the publication of The River Underneath the City (Low Ghost #4) by Scott Silsbe!!

Available in a limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies for $8.00. The River Underneath the City can currently be found at Caliban Bookshop in Oakland and will soon be in quality bookshops everywhere...and by everywhere I mean in very selective locales.

Also there's this thing called mail order which I can do. If shipping in the continental United States please send a check or money order made out to Kristofer Collins for $10 to:

Caliban Bookshop
410 S. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Attn: Kristofer Collins


Call the shop at 412-681-9111 to place credit card orders.

Monday, November 18, 2013

We are very proud to announce the upcoming publication of The River Underneath the City (Low Ghost #4) by Scott Silsbe. A hand-numbered edition of 100 copies will be published in December 2013. Please join us on Monday, December 23 at ModernFormations Gallery for the book release party!

We're throwing a big holiday bash to celebrate the release of Scott Silsbe's new poetry collection, 'The River Underneath the City' (Low Ghost Press) and John Grochalski's novel, 'The Librarian' (Six Gallery Press). There will be readings by Scott and John as well as their special guests Taylor Grieshober and Jason Irwin. The event will be hosted by that everlovin' grand poobah of Pgh poesy gatherings Jason Baldinger.

When: Monday, December 23

Where: ModernFormations Gallery 4919 Penn Ave.

Doors: 8pm

Cover: $5 (we'll also accept egg nog, sugarplums, and figgy pudding)


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Thursday, July 4, 2013

'Unattended Fire' Book Launch Reading feat. Scott Silsbe, Bob Pajich, Lori Jakiela, Dave Newman, and Kristofer Collins

We are very excited to be publishing later this year Scott Silsbe's 'The River Underneath the City' and you'll be just a-tingle with anticipation, too, after listening to this reading given by the incomparable Silsbe. Joining him at the release party for his poetry collection 'Unattended Fire' (Six Gallery Press, 2013) were a very fine roster of poets - Bob Pajich, Lori Jakiela, Dave Newman, and Kristofer Collins.


Monday, April 15, 2013

Low Ghost #4!!

Coming later this year - 'The River Underneath the City' (Low Ghost #4) by Scott Silsbe!

Stay tuned for more info!!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The Trolleyman Book Release Party - May 5th at ModernFormations!!

Low Ghost Press is very proud to announce the publication of The Trolleyman by Bob Pajich! Join us as we celebrate with an evening of poetry featuring readings by Bob Pajich, Lori Jakiela, Scott Silsbe, and Dave Newman.

ModernFormations Gallery 4919 Penn Ave.
Saturday, May 5th
$5 cover


Bob Pajich’s first book of poems, “Trolleyman,” was published in March by Low Ghost Press. His work has appeared in many literary magazines, including “The New Yinzer,” “Nerve Cowboy,” “Chiron Review” and elsewhere. His poetry chapbook, “Everyone, Exquisite,” received the Nerve Cowboy Chapbook Award. Pajich has worked as a community newspaper reporter in towns around Pittsburgh since 1999, and was managing editor and lead news writer for the world’s largest magazine dedicated to the game of poker: “Card Player.” He is a musician and a member of the bands Thee Shopkeepers and Monsters and Moldies. He also blogs about sports and all things Pittsburgh at

Lori Jakiela is the author of the memoir Miss New York Has Everything (Warner/Hatchette 2006) and three poetry chapbooks. Her latest collection of poetry, Spot the Terrorist was published by Turning Point in 2012. She was a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines for six years. She lives outside of Pittsburgh and teaches in the writing programs at The University of Pittsburgh-Greensburg and Chatham University.

Scott Silsbe was born in Detroit. He now lives in Pittsburgh where he sells books, plays in bands, watches local sports, and edits The New Yinzer. His poetry collection The Unattended Fire will be published by Six Gallery Press in 2012.

Dave Newman is the author of the novels Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children (forthcoming from Writers Tribe Books in 2012) and Please Don’t Shoot Anyone Tonight (World Parade Books, 2010). He is also the author of four poetry chapbooks, most recently Allen Ginsberg Comes To Pittsburgh. He’s worked as a truck driver, a book store manager, an air filter salesman, a house painter, and a college teacher. More than 100 of his poems and stories have appeared in magazines throughout the world, including Gulf Stream, Word Riot, Smokelong Quarterly, Wormwood Review, Tears in the Fence (UK), and The New Yinzer. He has been the featured writer and on the cover of both 5AM and Chiron Review. His work has been published in anthologies, most recently in Beside the City of Angels (World Parade Books) and The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (Autumn House Press). In 2004, he received the Andre Dubus Novella Award. He lives in Trafford, Pennsylvania with his wife, the writer Lori Jakiela, and their two children.