Thursday, March 28, 2013

Norma Cole Poetry Trading Cards

We here at Fact-Simile Editions are delighted to announce the latest release (#39) in our Poetry Trading Card Series features a new poem by Norma Cole.
Norma Cole Poetry Trading Card
Poet, painter and translator Norma Cole's recent work includes Where Shadows Will: Selected Poems 1988—2008 (City Lights), Collective Memory (Granary Books), Do the Monkey (Zasterle), Spinoza in Her Youth (Omnidawn) and Natural Light (Libellum).

Patterned after a 1972 Topps baseball card design, Norma Cole's poetry trading card features a photo by Amy Trachtenberg and a new poem titled, "Silvertondevil."

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Equinox Tinysides Are Here

If you stopped by the Fact-Simile table at AWP (or read the last email all the way to the bottom) then you know we've got some fun new future literary artifacts in the works. Over the next few weeks, we're going to be officially rolling out our latest handmade books and book-objects to the world.

There will be denim and hand-carved mountain ranges coming soon...But first up, we'd like to introduce you to The Equinox Tinysides Series:

Fact-Simile Equinox Tinysides

The Equinox Tinysides collection is a series of 8 miniature "broadsides" printed on 120gsm Arches Text Wove and featuring individual poems from the following Equinox Chapbook Contest finalists:

Mark Terrill
Soham Patel
Jacob Russell
Scott Bentley
Rowland Saifi
Kimberly Alidio
Jeff Alessandrelli
Michelle Disler

Each of these 100 limited edition folios is sealed and numbered in a charcoal gray Southworth business envelope. Each set of miniature broadsides is available for just $8 plus S&H.

Stay tuned for more new stuff soon. Until then...

Happy Reading,

Travis & JenMarie Macdonald
The Editors @ Fact-Simile Editions