Our new questionnaire-based “blogazine” 12 Questions is now entering its third month. Since launching in February, they’ve profiled twenty-three talented and dynamic individuals from the arts, new media, music, and literature, ranging from Denver arts promoter Dana Cain, to Toronto pop-rockers Rosedale. LMP is proud to include poets Eseohe Arhebamen and Chris Besinger in that … Read more
Our new blogazine 12 Questions went live this morning. The first feature is bloggers theVar and Sport from Talk Thirty To Me responding to the questionnaire in a video by Tim Davids (aka 2509). Head on over to http://www.12questions.us and check it out.
In a week already full of big, wonderful announcements for LMP, here’s another one: On February 14, 2011, Laughing Mouse Press will launch 12 Questions, our new questionnaire-based interview blogazine. We use the questionnaire format to give our readers an insight into our respondents’ worldview and personal philosophy. The questionnaire is inspired equally by the … Read more
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
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2010. That’s about … Read more
This week we mailed our complete 2010 catalogue to the DiTKO! ‘Zine Library in New York. Check out their tumblr site here. We’re excited to be part of their collection.
April 15, 2010: Call For Submissions To celebrate the release of the second edition of Junior High Yearbook, Laughing Mouse Press is soliciting submissions for Junior High Yearbook: Class of 2010. Submissions should be short fiction on the general theme of “Junior High,” written for grown ups. Smart, edgy, genre-bending, interstitial fiction is encouraged. Pick … 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