Week 41 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Alvin Pang

In this universe we sip milk tea as the child we can never
have gambols on the fine sand of our unfinished pining.
In a series of textured prose currents, UNINTERRUPTED TIME assays confluent moments of familial and intimate relations, tracing the mortal body’s insistent and at times devastating transitions.

Alvin Pang (b.1972, Singapore) was Singapore’s Young Artist of the Year for Literature in 2005, and received the Singapore Youth Award for Arts and Culture in 2007. A poet, writer, editor and translator, he has appeared in major festivals and publications worldwide and his work has been translated into over fifteen languages. Listed in the Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English (2nd Edition, 2013), he is a Board Member of the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Studies Institute and a Fellow of the Iowa International Writing Program. He also directs The Literary Centre (Singapore), a non-profit trans-cultural initiative.

1 – Uninterrupted Time – Alvin Pang (Recent Work Press, 2019)

2 – George Giusti: The Idea is the Heart of the Matter – Ned Drew, Brenda Mcmanus, Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

3 – Beach – Aerwyna  (Independently published, 2019)

4 – Mare Nostrum – Khaled Mattawa (Sarabande Books, 2019)

5 – The Blue Nib Chapbook Four – Pat Anthony, Mike Farren, Sharon Flynn (Independently published, 2019)

6 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

7 – Abominable: A Creature Feature – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

8 – Learning to Have Lost – Oz Hardwick (Recent Work Press, 2019)

9 – Wavering Words – R. Pursell (Independently published, 2019)

10 – On Imagination – Mary Ruefle (Sarabande Books, 2017)

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Week 40 Chapbook Chart 2019 – William Meikle

Two men. One mountain. And a monster, a beast of legend. A telling of an ascent of Everest, and what was found there.

William Meikle is a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with more than thirty novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries. He has books available from a variety of publishers including Dark Regions Press, Crossroad Press and Severed Press, and his work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and magazines. He lives in Newfoundland with whales, bald eagles and icebergs for company. When he’s not writing he drinks beer, plays guitar, and dreams of fortune and glory.

1 – Abominable: A Creature Feature – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

2 – The Blue Nib Chapbook Four – Pat Anthony, Mike Farren, Sharon Flynn (Independently published, 2019)

3 – George Giusti: The Idea is the Heart of the Matter – Ned Drew, Brenda Mcmanus, Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

4 – Uninterrupted Time – Alvin Pang (Recent Work Press, 2019)

5 – Mare Nostrum – Khaled Mattawa (Sarabande Books, 2019)

6 – Transit Blues – Keijiro Suga (Recent Work Press, 2019)

7 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

8 – A Few Sharp and Glamorous Words – Barbara Hill  (Independently published, 2019)

9 – Puro Amor  – Sandra Cisneros (Sarabande Books, 2018)

10 – One of us – Kevin Clark (Mille Grazie Press, 2000)

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Week 39 Chapbook Chart 2019 – William Meikle

Two men. One mountain. And a monster, a beast of legend. A telling of an ascent of Everest, and what was found there.

William Meikle is a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with more than thirty novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries. He has books available from a variety of publishers including Dark Regions Press, Crossroad Press and Severed Press, and his work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and magazines. He lives in Newfoundland with whales, bald eagles and icebergs for company. When he’s not writing he drinks beer, plays guitar, and dreams of fortune and glory.

1 – Abominable: A Creature Feature – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

2 – The Blue Nib Chapbook Four – Pat Anthony, Mike Farren, Sharon Flynn (Independently published, 2019)

3 – George Giusti: The Idea is the Heart of the Matter – Ned Drew, Brenda Mcmanus, Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

4 – How to Forgive Yourself in Fifteen Years – Rebecca M Milton, Joanna Olszak (Melodious Tear, 2019)

5 – What if We Danced in Gold? – Elisha Sharp, Jennifer Sharp (Independently published, 2019)

6 – 15 poems – Sascha Benjamin Cohen (Independently published, 2019)

7 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

8 – Learning to Have Lost – Oz Hardwick (Recent Work Press, 2019)

9 – The Coming of the Old Ones – Jeffrey Thomas (Forma Street Press 2019)

10 – Present Conditions – Joseph Massey (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

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Week 38 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Rebecca Milton

How to Forgive Yourself in Fifteen Years is Rebecca Milton’s first poetry collection. Its twenty-one poems chronicle her journey towards recovery from a mental breakdown. The collection is an examination of the symptoms of chronic depression and anxiety disorder, tackling topics from relationships to suicide and self-harm.

Rebecca Milton spends so much of her time daydreaming that it’s a wonder she has managed to publish anything at all. She is a writer from southeast England whose debut novel was released in August 2017. Mundane Magic is an introspective look at a mage trying desperately to be a good man, and a young woman who abruptly finds that magic exists, she and her best friend both possess it, and that her form of magic is the only thing that can stop a murderer. You can find her blog at www.rebecca-milton.com

1 – How to Forgive Yourself in Fifteen Years – Rebecca M Milton, Joanna Olszak (Melodious Tear, 2019)

2 – Pieces of Her – S M Ashford  (Independently published, 2019)

3 – Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? – Elfie  (Independently published, 2019)

4 –  The Chapel on the Edge of the Marshes – DEMOX (Independently published, 2019)

5 – Hairs and Graces – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

6 – The Coming of the Old Ones – Jeffrey Thomas (Forma Street Press 2019)

7 – The Blue Nib Chapbook Four – Pat Anthony, Mike Farren, Sharon Flynn (Independently published, 2019)

8 – Poem – Timmy Reed (Dostoyevsky Wannabe CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform , 2018)

9 – The University of Hip-Hop – Mayda del Valle, Chris Abani (Northwestern University Press, 2016)

10 – Hard Rain – Tony Hoagland (Hollyridge Press, 2005)

 

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Week 37 Chapbook Chart 2019 – William Meikle

Two men. One mountain. And a monster, a beast of legend. A telling of an ascent of Everest, and what was found there.

William Meikle is a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with more than thirty novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries. He has books available from a variety of publishers including Dark Regions Press, Crossroad Press and Severed Press, and his work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and magazines. He lives in Newfoundland with whales, bald eagles and icebergs for company. When he’s not writing he drinks beer, plays guitar, and dreams of fortune and glory.

1 – Abominable: A Creature Feature – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

2 – Fly on a Wall – Richard Milton Grahn (Independently published, 2019)

3 – The Coming of the Old Ones – Jeffrey Thomas (Forma Street Press 2019)

4 – Will Burtin: The Display of Visual Knowledge – R. Roger Remington (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

5 – On Imagination – Mary Ruefle (Sarabande Books, 2017)

6 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

7 – Present Conditions – Joseph Massey (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

8 – Elegy for the Last Male Northern White Rhino – Dean Young (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

9 – George Giusti: The Idea is the Heart of the Matter – Ned Drew, Brenda Mcmanus, Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

10 – Puro Amor  – Sandra Cisneros (Sarabande Books, 2018)

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Week 36 Chapbook Chart 2019 – William Meikle

William_Meikle_5 copyTwo men. One mountain. And a monster, a beast of legend. A telling of an ascent of Everest, and what was found there.

William Meikle is a Scottish writer, now living in Canada, with more than thirty novels published in the genre press and over 300 short story credits in thirteen countries. He has books available from a variety of publishers including Dark Regions Press, Crossroad Press and Severed Press, and his work has appeared in a number of professional anthologies and magazines. He lives in Newfoundland with whales, bald eagles and icebergs for company. When he’s not writing he drinks beer, plays guitar, and dreams of fortune and glory.

1 – Abominable: A Creature Feature – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

2 – The Coming of the Old Ones – Jeffrey Thomas (Forma Street Press 2019)

3 – Will Burtin: The Display of Visual Knowledge – R. Roger Remington (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

4 – Learning to Have Lost – Oz Hardwick (Recent Work Press, 2019)

5 – George Giusti: The Idea is the Heart of the Matter Ned Drew, Brenda Mcmanus, Paul Sternberger (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

6 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

7 – Puro Amor  – Sandra Cisneros (Sarabande Books, 2018)

8 – Elegy for the Last Male Northern White Rhino – Dean Young (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

9 – Present Conditions – Joseph Massey (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

10 – Mare Nostrum – Khaled Mattawa (Sarabande Books, 2019)

 

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Week 35 Chapbook Chart 2019 – Jeffrey Thomas

The Coming of the Old Ones contains three stories of horror in the vein of H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. AROUND THE CORNER – A man whose parents raised him in a cult suspects the new tenants in his apartment complex belong to a similar cult, and are summoning up powers that will change the world…and not for the betterment of humankind. AFTER THE FALL – Around the world, after a great storm the sky becomes filled with the fossilized remains of vast monsters locked in an ancient conflict, leaving humans to interpret this vision and to consider their own humble existence. SCRIMSHAW – In this alternate history story set in 1851, men in seafaring ships do not harvest whale blubber, but seek strange treasures in the bodies of immense alien creatures.

Jeffrey Thomas is a prolific writer of science fiction and horror, best known for his stories set in the nightmarish future city Punktown. He has been a 2003 finalist for the Bram Stoker Award (Best First Novel) for Monstrocity, and a 2008 finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Deadstock. Thomas is also responsible for Necropolitan Press, an independent publisher in the genres of horror, science fiction, dark fantasy, and “the unclassifiable.”, which was founded in 1993.

1 – The Coming of the Old Ones – Jeffrey Thomas (Forma Street Press 2019)

2 – Turning The Tables And Other Perverted Tales – Jack Woods (Independently published, 2019)

3 – The Secret Agent – Barbara Adams Holland, Brett Rutherford (Independently published, 2019)

4 – Sweet & Sour – Paula Jeffery (Harefield Press, 2019)

5 – Will Burtin: The Display of Visual Knowledge – R. Roger Remington (Boydell and Brewer, 2016)

6 – I Return to You – Susie Campbell (Sampson Low, 2019)

7 – The Cows – Lydia Davis (Sarabande Books, 2011)

8 – Present Conditions – Joseph Massey (Hollyridge Press, 2018)

9 – Green Grow the Rashes and Other Stories – William Meikle (Independently published, 2019)

10 – The Secrets of My Ukulele – Onajite Clarke (Onajite Clarke, 2019)

 

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