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Despite Garbage Politics…Great Poetry

Happy New Year from the pirates, publishers and poets at Six Ft. Swells Press. We wish to thank all of you who supported us in 2017 by purchasing our books, giving excellent reviews (even the ones some swine removed), providing us inspiration and making us a proud little poetry press. Your support means so much to us that we will raise a few toasts to each of you tonight. We accomplished a helluva lot this past year, despite the garbage political landscape that has puked over the United States but….we kept on in spite of it all with what we believe is some of the best poetry published this past year.

We could not have been happier to publish the extraordinary, Wolfgang Carstens Hell and High Water. It is a work that will forever stand as a testament to the poetry that keeps Six Ft. Swells Press going. Also, we put out a pure labor of love project by the one of kind legend, Will Staple. His book, Arrows Go Thru Hearts: Selected poems 1970-1995 is the stuff legends are made from. This book and Will Staple deserve that distinction and much more. These two books belong next to your bed, in your backpack, or as a gift to friends or enemies. We at Six Ft. Swells wish to thank Wolfgang and Will for allowing us the honor of putting their poems out into the world under our torn and drink drenched flag. The links to purchase all the books is below, better to order at the end of the year or the first books of the new one.

Us pirates have been very busy from our own corners of this land making our own individual ways through this dirty world be it with our own books such as Todd Cirillo’s, Burning the Evidence put out by the infamous Epic Rites Press, or projects; poetic, graphic design, readings in strange states, music, movement, publications and otherwise. All of this prepares us for the upcoming books/projects in the year ahead. So stay on the ship with us and good poetry will come your way. We promise and Happy New Year.

Have fun and write on…

Todd Cirillo, Julie Valin, Matt Amott, publishers, poets, pirates

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http://www.lulu.com/shop/wolfgang-carstens/hell-and-high-water/paperback/product-23418912.html

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https://www.amazon.com/Arrows-Go-Thru-Hearts-1970-1995/dp/0985307552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1514758768&sr=8-1&keywords=will+staple

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https://www.amazon.com/Burning-Evidence-Todd-Cirillo/dp/1926860586/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1514759888&sr=1-1&keywords=todd+cirillo

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New book: Arrows Go Thru Hearts by Will Staple

Six Ft. Swells Press is proud to release the long awaited collection Arrows Go Thru Hearts by Will Staple. This collection covers twenty-five years of Will’s distinct and craftsman like poetic genius.

Pulitzer prize winning poet, Gary Snyder, says “I have followed Will Staple’s unique, cranky, original poetry since we first met in the sixties…His book, Arrows Go Thru Hearts, has his particular original signature: something is here that belongs to the world of shamanism, deep power, a certain kind of sexual energy, a certain kind of rebellion. His steadiness and commitment to poetry is peerless.”

The book is available now, click on the link below:

https://www.amazon.com/Arrows-Go-Thru-Hearts-1970-1995/dp/0985307552/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1501293004&sr=8-1&keywords=staple+and+snyder

 

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