DUSIE PRESS: WEE CHAPS: JULES BOYKOFF, GRINGOSTROIKA
The above is what TSky received in the mail only days after ordering Jules Boykoff's Gringostroika from Dusie Press. We didn't want to open it, for fear of maiming the exquisitely folded, joyfully recycled, stamp-bound packaging. The backside of which looked like this:
After much deliberation, we felt that we could excuse ourselves for wanting to access the chapbook.
This is what we found:
And after breaking the seal:
Hand-trimmed, staple-bound, 32 pages
Gringostroika is #2 of the wee chap series. Each chapbook is unique, employing various found objects or ephemera (some of the book clippings are over a hundred years old) to collage the cardstock covers.
Gringostroika is a powerful & necessary poem/chapbook--"wee size" or other-- and it is thrilling to see it produced and distributed with such verve. If you would like to hold and read it yourself, or if your would like to read great work by dozens of other great writers, then please visit & support www.dusie.org
Jules Boykoff is the author of Once Upon a Neoliberal Rocket Badge (Edge Books, 2006) and The Suppression of Dissent: How the State and Mass Media Squelch USAmerican Social Movements (Routledge, 2006). He lives in Portland, Oregon, United States.