Fiction. Paper. Perfect Bound. 306 pages
2017, ISBN: 978-1-936419-73-9
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The Stargazer’s Embassy explores the frightening phenomenon of alien abduction from a different point of view.
In this story, it is the aliens who seem fearful of Julia Glazer, the woman they are desperately trying to contact. Violent and despairing after the murder of the one person she loved, a psychiatrist who was studying abductees, Julia continues to rebuff the aliens until
……. Read more about The Stargazer’s Embassy – Eleanor Lerman
Starting Friction – Tenea D. Johnson
Poetry. Paper, perfect bound, 38 pp.
$12.95 plus s&h
2008, ISBN 978-0932412-621
Tenea D. Johnson’s poems are uniquely observant; they captivate and surprise from choreographing butterflies turned to dust, to Kentucky woods and suburbia. Johnson’s intricate language invites the reader to connect with the images, music, and tastes of a woman vulnerably exposed. Both urban and natural, Starting Friction resounds with a hope for a nation full of complexity and conflict.
The Water Has Pushed Through
by Tenea D. Johnson
A narrow stream cuts through the earth
turned to stone
by the weight of trees and time.
I found this stretch of stream with
the perfect gurgle and sat next to it all afternoon.
……. Read more about Starting Friction – Tenea D. Johnson
The Futurist’s Mistress – Lorraine Schein
Paper, perfect bound, 44 pp
$13.00 plus s&h
2006, ISBN 0-932412-39-4
Enid Dame says, “Playful, anarchic, often hilariously funny glimpses of the world we know from a skewed, sophisticated angle.”
2006 Pushcart Prize nominee
The Queen of Velcro
by Lorraine Schein
The Queen of Velcro is fuzzy and black on one side, and has sharp plastic teeth on the other. Her lovers are kept in a state of suspense, never knowing which side of her to please. But the truth is, she can only achieve satisfaction by pressing each opposing side of herself against the other till they adhere, then attaining release as she pulls herself apart in a long, ripping sigh.
……. Read more about The Futurist’s Mistress – Lorraine Schein
Blues for Port City – David Lunde
Paper, saddlestitched, 24 pp
$5 plus s&h
1995, ISBN 0-932412-07-8
Science fiction poems which are truly science fiction and truly fine contemporary poetry, “written” by an inhabitant of the demimonde of a space station. Includes Rhysling-award winner “Pilot, Pilot.”
by David Lunde
Your eyes were mirrors then,
silver as pressure domes, your
head raked back fifteen degrees.
The angle of your long neck
against the unwholesome horizontal
of that Port City street, the taut
cords of muscle straining
in my sweat-slick fingers,
are a senso I can’t erase–
neither that image nor the shame,
knowing even then it wasn’t you
……. Read more about Blues for Port City – David Lunde
A Prehistory of Mind – Brian Aldiss
Poetry. Paper, Perfect Bound. 76pp.
$14.95 plus S&H
2008, ISBN 978-0932412-614
Published here for the first time, on an exclusive basis, is Aldiss’ new short story, “Mortistan”. Experience a different side of Brian Aldiss in this volume-soon to be a collectors’ item!
This self-revealing volume allows readers to:
- ramble through a Martian desert and other fantastic realms
- visit the Kremlin, Ulan Bator, a European cafe
- get a glimpse of Aldiss’ personal life
- live through the eyes of a volcano
- witness the terror of war and creation of the world
by Brian Aldiss
Frost and its crackling silences.
The dead of night. The general rests
His huge raw fists upon a dossier.
On his table burns an oil lamp
Giving forth a golden glow.
Beyond tall uncurtained windows
Snow lies. Bright moonlight floods the room
Its silver vanquishing the gold.
Footsteps break the stillness, boots
On stone. Four soldiers hustle in
……. Read more about A Prehistory of Mind – Brian Aldiss