“I think poetry publishing is thriving, more than ever before! Bookstores as avenues for book distribution are mostly gone, but SPD is stronger than ever. We trade books, give books away—more poetry books are circulating than ever before. Of course there’s no money in it, and for many that fact is a crisis. However, there was never really any money in poetry anyway, other than the bloated sums exchanged by the anachronistic remnants of the ‘canon,’ the self-proclaimed ‘poetry elite.'”–Bruce Covey, editor of Coconut, from this week’s feature interview. Also, we feature the latest from the likes of: Monkey Puzzle! Puerto del Sol! Canarium Books!
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