Brooklyn Arts Press

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Brooklyn Arts Press, BAP, is a small literary press devoted to publishing art monographs, chapbooks, and poetry books by emerging artists.

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Broken Cage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In reviving the triolet form, Joseph P Wood pushes his investigative poetic techniques to brilliant if uncomfortable places. These are visceral works—daring, luminous—that in the act of recycling words and phrases discover in each new musical construct divergent realities operating a hair’s breadth from each other, and often in contention.
Unpublished Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
"But I don’t know but a book in a man’s brain is better off than a book bound in calf – at any rate it is safer from criticism. And taking a book off the brain, is akin to the ticklish & dangerous business of taking an old painting off a panel – you have to scrape off the whole brain in order to get at it with due safety – & even then, the painting may not be worth the trouble.” – Herman Melville
Darling Endangered
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The voice narrating Carol Guess’ newest book is that of a playfully effusive but meticulous cataloguer of our darker inquiries and oddities, a suburban former dancer with the inner life and vision of an epic librettist. It is nothing short of exceptional, a rare breed of hybrid that works between the “flash” of short fiction and the swift bite of the lyric.
Terfarim the Frumious: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A magical realism tale touching upon corporate greed, colonialism, environmentalism and responsibility. Harry Solomon, a corporate shark, jumps at the opportunity to turn a South Pacific island into a playground resort. Cutting corners to bring Solarium to fruition, he undermines the locals and their government and spoils the pristine coastline. But Harry is soon forced to reconcile his misdeeds.
Love-In-Idleness
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"Opulence, obsession, orgasm and opera all start with an open throat, a gape, a release of pent-up desire. So, too, does LOVE-IN-IDLENESS," writes D.A. Powell of Christopher Hennessy's first collection of poetry. Moving from childhood to experience through myth and personal revelation, these poems risk everything while examining our longings and labor, our natures, and love and its discontents.
Already It Is Dusk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The voices comprising Joe Fletcher’s chapbook "Already It Is Dusk" speak under the fear of death. They are wanderers, renegades, shifty-eyed and quick-minded, brains troubled to near muteness by the blank dumb animal suffering of the worlds they inhabit.
Autobiomythography & Gallery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Named the "Best First Book" of poems for the year, this collection by Joe Millar was short-listed for the Yale Younger Poets prize, the National Poetry Series, and the Academy of American Poets’ Walt Whitman Award. Joe grew up along the Space Coast of Florida and attended the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
To Lose & To Pretend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The powerful first book by one of the nation's top younger poets. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Chris O. Cook's poetry "probes the apathy and alienation of his generation.... Startlingly honest, unafraid of humor, these poems force you to sit down and take notice."

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Aphoria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Seth Abramson, The Huffington Post: "Clark's attempts to connect the abstract decor of the psyche and the inorganic and organic furnishings of a personal life are bracing and alluring. These brief, aggressively-enjambed poems offer several memorable turns of phrase apiece, and never fail to honor the small spaces in which we live as well as the broad expanses mapped by our anxieties, emotional pro

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