Kate Partridge: Big Brown Bag takes its title from the iconic Bloomingdale’s shopping bags, which have those words printed on the side. Why begin with that image as a title?
Marisa Crawford: Hmmmmmm. The poems in this chapbook are in large part about, and/or written in response to, the difficulties and weirdnesses and tensions that come out of having a day job at a corporation, which I do, and have for the past nearly ten years. I think the image of the shopping bag and the phrase “Big Br...
This spring, 2015 chapbook contest winner Anne Lesley Selcer was in residence at Krowswork in Oakland, CA. Check out this interview with Anne Lesley and Jasmine Moorhead, director of Krowswork, and read more about Anne Lesley's upcoming projects here.
We've always been proud of the exceptional quality of writing we receive from our submitters, and of the selections we have been able to highlight as winners and runners-up in our annual chapbook contest. During our first three years publishing chaps, we've had the privilege of working with incredibly talented writers, and we'd like to take a moment to let you know about the incredible stream of book publications that this crew has coming down the pipes this year.