Laughing Mouse Press is proud to announce the release of Rod Miller’s Newe Dreams. A cycle of ten poems, Newe Dreams imagines the events events surrounding, leading up to, and in the aftermath of the 1863 Bear River Massacre from the perspective of the Shoshoni people. From the afterword: “Newe” (New-wah) is one English-language rendering … Read more
On Monday, April 18, we release our newest chapbook, Rod Miller’s Newe Dreams. It’s a limited edition, hand-sewn, hand silkscreened book, and yesterday we printed the covers during some open studio time at Ink Lounge in Denver.
We’re very pleased to reveal the cover art for Rod Miller’s Newe Dreams, forthcoming in April.
After a brief hiatus during inventory and spring cleaning, our Shop is now back online. Pop in for a visit, and pick up a book! If you want to help LMP produce more quality books, you can also make a donation via the Shop. Your support is greatly appreciated!
Snowfields roll ’round once more— since painted with clay and ash, stained with steaming scarlet spatter and splash of futures lost. Another exciting announcement! Our second book of 2011 will be Newe Dreams, a poem cycle by Utah cowboy poet Rod Miller. The poems imagine events surrounding leading up to and in the aftermath of … Read more
What happens when your friend offers you a chance to “make art” for his party? I’m thrilled to announce our first new book of 2011. We’re very excited to continue our partnership with Mariette Papic with Living Liminal: The Art of Rotate NYC. The book collects Mariette Papic’s poster art from Bar 13‘s legendary … Read more
Laughing Mouse Press invites book proposals from poets, authors, photographers, artists, designers, playwrights, and all others for our 2011 catalogue. Submissions should be sent to laughingmousepress[at]gmail.com in one PDF document. Deadline: all submission materials should be received no later than December 3o, 2010. Please submit the following: A brief artist’s biography. A CV or creative … Read more
Here, at last, is the cover art for Chris Besinger’s The Usual Beast. The painting, “The Rower,” is by Milwaukee, Wisconsin artist Tom Stack (Acrylic on Baltic Birch – 5.5″ x 8.5″ © 2010). We’re thrilled to have Tom’s art gracing one of our books, and it’s a great pairing with Chris’s lyrics. Check out … Read more
Brian Matson, a fantastic Minneapolis graphic designer and longtime friend of LMP (he designed our Mouse!), just sent me the concept art for the second edition of Junior High Yearbook and I was so thrilled I had to share it. I love the ominous, pseudo-retro textbook feel. Takes me back to Social Studies in 1982! … Read more
I just picked up our newest chapbook, Geography & Circumstance by Spencer Keralis from the printer today. The beautiful cover, designed by Michele Crail, is the perfect complement to the poetry inside. G&C collects twenty-eight poems and two experimental prose pieces written between 1989 and 2009. Many of the poems saw print in excellent small … Read more