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.
Cover: $5 (we'll also accept egg nog, sugarplums, and figgy pudding)
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.
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
ModernFormations Gallery 4919 Penn Ave.
Saturday, May 5th
8pm $5 cover BYOB
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 www.theterriblefan.com.
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.
I am very proud to announce the publication of The Trolleyman (Low Ghost #3) by Bob Pajich!!
Available in a limited edition of 100 hand-numbered copies for $8.00. The Trolleyman 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.
International customers please send an email inquiry to email@example.com and we'll work out the easiest way to get a copy of The Trolleyman to you.
To sample a few poems from The Trolleyman have a peek at the latest Atticus Review
Stay tuned for info about the release party/reading on May 5th at ModernFormations Gallery!!!
Kristofer Collins is publisher and editor-in-chief of Low Ghost Press, former co-director of the TNY Presents Performance Series, managing editor of The New Yinzer 2005-09. He is the book reviewer for Pittsburgh Magazine. He is the manager of Caliban Bookshop and owner of Desolation Row Records & CDs. A book of his poems entitled “King Everything” was published in 2007 by Six Gallery Press, "The Book of Names" was published by Low Ghost Press in 2008, and “The Liturgy of Streets” was published by Six Gallery Press in 2009. His latest collection, Last Call was published by Speed & Briscoe in 2010.