Sasha Newborn

Publisher info

Sasha "Birdie" Newborn is a small press publisher, with a catalog primarily of classic texts ( modernized for college classes, plus writing texts. And the author of a few novels and other pieces.
Latest venture: an online litmag, Time Well (, a monthly publication with classic texts next to contemporary writing, plus reviews, art, poems. August theme was Young Days, September War Stories, October Law.

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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The short novel Matilda, though written by Mary Shelley shortly after her huge success with Frankenstein, never saw the light of day until recently. This version of Matilda has undergone extensive copy-editing, and includes a glossary for references and translations, with a Foreword about Mary Shelley and why the book was never published in her lifetime. The shadow of incest haunts the pages.
Eight 2 Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Eight 2 Two is a book of 100 short poems (two of them translations from Pablo Neruda) by a "non-poet," i.e., prose writer, Sasha Newborn. The poems range from serious to whimsical, from one line to two pages, and from the Seventies to the Teens (2013! We're a teenager already!). Hidden in the structure of the book is a puzzle, revealed at the very end. See if you can puzzle it out before the end.

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ageing    death    grief    incestuous feelings    joy    mourning    neruda translation    orphan girl    poetry 1970s    poetry short    pride    sex    wonder    writing