Thursday, February 28, 2013

Fact-Simile At AWP In Boston

We've got exciting things planned for AWP this year: In addition to the customary deals and discounts on all our handmade books and book-objects, we've lined up a steady stream of your favorite poets for live poetry trading card signing sessions at TABLE M3 all throughout the conference.

Here's the schedule:

Eileen Myles -- Thursday, 3-4pm
Hoa Nguyen -- Friday, 11am-noon
Elizabeth Robinson -- Friday, noon-1pm
K. Silem Mohammad -- Friday, 1-2pm
Charles Bernstein -- Friday, 2-3pm
Tyrone Williams -- Friday, 3-4pm
Vanessa Place -- Friday, 4-5pm
Marcella Durand -- Saturday, 11am-noon
Jena Osman -- Saturday, 2-3pm

Plus, the remarkable Rae Armantrout will be joining us at a surprise time to be tweeted at a later date...Follow us "@FactSimile" for updates on this and other big happenings throughout the conference.

We are also honored to be hosting a momentous offsite reading with a bunch of really great presses Saturday 3/9, 6pm at The Burren in Davis Square (247 Elm Street, Somerville, MA)

Last but not least, we will be debuting a miniature broadside series and awesome new books by Brian Foley and Elizabeth Robinson/Erik Anderson!

We hope to see you soon at TABLE M3 in Boston or points between. Until's a couple of sneak previews:

Totem By Brian Foley100 Colorado Places

All Best,

Travis & JenMarie Macdonald
The Editors @ Fact-Simile Editions

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Jena Osman Poetry Trading Cards

The 2013 Fact-Simile Poetry Trading Card Series is officially in full swing with a new poem from Jena Osman.
Jena Osman Poetry Trading Card
2009 National Poetry Series Award Winner Jena Osman's most recent books include Public Figures (Wesleyan 2012), The Network (Fence Books 2010) and An Essay In Asterisks (Roof Books 2004). With Juliana Spahr she founded and edited the innovative Chain magazine. She currently writes from Philadelphia where she teaches at Temple University.

Jena Osman's poetry trading card, patterned after a 1991 Topps baseball card design, features a photo by Amze Emmons and a new poem titled, "Security."

Fact-Simile Poetry Trading Cards are printed on recycled paper and available for just 99 cents on our website. Subscriptions to the entire 2013 Poetry Trading Card Series are available at a discount and, as always, our 2010 and 2011 and 2012 Poetry Trading Cards are still available individually or as complete sets.

Happy Reading,

Travis & JenMarie Macdonald
Fact-Simile Editions