Octopus Magazine #11
Octopus Magazine #11
We are proud to announce that the new issue of Octopus Magazine is now available.
Michael Earl Craig
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Noah Eli Gordon
Including Reviews of
19 Names for Our Band by Jibade-Khalil Huffman
Lyric Postmodernisms edited by Reginald Shepherd
Sleigh Ride by Joe Fletcher
Parcel by Sarah Anne Cox
Pilot: Johann the Carousel Horse by Johannes Goransson
Hit Wave by Jon Leon
That Gorgeous Feeling by Sueyeun Juliette Lee
Habeas Corpus by Jill McDonough
Menage a Trois with the 21st Century by Eileen Tabios
Interpretive Work: Poems byElizabeth Bradfield
Afterpastures by Claire Hero
And an interview with Abraham Smith
by Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Octopus at AWP
Tuned Droves, Eric Baus's second book & Octopus' latest full-length book,
& One Neither One, Shane McCrae's first chapbook, will be available at AWP
& both will be widely released after the conference.
Additionally we will have Julie Doxsee's Undersleep & Matthew Rohrer's They All Seemed Asleep available at the conference.
Both Eric Baus & Shane McCrae will be reading Friday Feb 13th at the Empty Bottle.
No Thousands: A Small Press Reading
Friday, February 13th: 7pm
The Empty Bottle: 1035 N. Western Ave.
Black Ocean; Cannibal Books; Forklift, Ohio; Octopus Books; and
Rope-A-Dope Press Present:
Eric Baus was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1975. Winner of the 2002 Verse Prize, selected by Forrest Gander, his publications include The To Sound (Wave Books) and the chapbooks The Space Between Magnets, A Swarm In The Aperture, and Something Else The Music Was. His second full-length book Tuned Droves (Octopus Books) will be published in 2009. He edits Minus House chapbooks and lives in Denver.
Shane McCrae went to school at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and Harvard Law. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The American Poetry Review, American Letters & Commentary, African American Review, Colorado Review, New Orleans Review and others. His chapbook, One Neither One, is forthcoming from Octopus Books. He lives in Iowa City.