Most Anticipated Small Press Books of 2016!

Few exceptions aside, the most compelling, challenging, absorbing literary art is being produced by small presses and their respective writers. I asked a number of writers, editors, and publishers to send me a list of small press books to look out for in 2016. Below you’ll find my own list, which is informed by Kate Angus, John Cayley, Lauren Cerand, Samuel R. Delany, Rikki Ducornet, Andrew Ervin, Lily Hoang, Sean Lovelace, Scott McClanahan, Hubert O’Hearn, Jane Unrue, and Curtis White.

Below you’ll also find lists from Jeff Bursey, Tobias Carroll, Gabino Iglesias, Janice Lee, Dawn Raffel, Nick Francis Potter, John Reed, Adam Robinson, Michael Seidlinger, Terese Svoboda, Jason Teal, Angela Woodward, and Jacob Wren. All the abovementioned people are small press heroes and great writers in their own right. My thanks to all of them.

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Reading at Unnameable Books Sunday June 9th 7pm

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Join us for the big night of prose and poems NYC has been dying for:
– Hosted by Greg Gerke
– Hot new poems from local favorites Ben Pease and Bianca Stone.
– For the diehards, Gabe Durham and Jack Christian have promised ZERO overlap in what they’re reading on their two nights in town.
– Mad prizes.
– Probably no prizes.    Unnameable Books