CONTACT: Nicole Mauro
Black Radish Books


Q: What do avant-garde writers have to say to children? 


Black Radish Books
ISBN: 9780985083762
Poetry/9”x12”/178 pp.
April, 2013
Price: $20
Trade Paperback Original


About Kindergarde: Avant-garde Poems, Plays, Stories, and Songs for Children

What do contemporary, avant-garde writers have to say to children? Kindergarde: Avant-garde Poems, Plays, Stories, and Songs finds out! This Small Press Traffic sponsored project features avant-garde writers from across the country who submitted work especially for children. The result is an award-winning anthology that offers young people new ideas about what poetry, story, and performance can be. Kindergarde is America’s first avant-garde anthology for children of all ages. I scream! You scream! We all scream for experimental poetry!

The Kindergarde anthology contributors include:

Akilah Oliver  Anne Waldman  Beverly Dahlen  Bhanu Kapil  Camille Roy  CA Conrad  Cathy Park Hong  Claire Blotter  Charles Bernstein  Christian Bök  Douglas Kearney  Eileen Myles  Elise Ficarra  Etel Adnan  Harryette Mullen  giovanni singleton
Jaime Cortez  Jane Sprague  Joan Larkin  Joan Retallack  Jocelyn Saidenberg
Johanna Drucker  Juan Felipe Herrera  Juliana Spahr  Julie Patton  Kenny Goldsmith  Kevin Killian   Leslie Scalapino  Lyn Hejenian  M. Nourbe Se Philip  Noelle Kocot Robert Glück  Robin BlaserRosmarie Waldrop  Sarah Anne Cox  Sawako Nakayasu  Susan Gevirtz  Vanessa Place  Wanda Coleman  Will Alexander

and many others!


About the Editor: Dana Teen Lomax is a mom and poet. The author of several books—Disclosure (Black Radish Books), Ubu Edition #43 (UbuWeb), Rx (Dusie), Curren¢y (Palm Press), Room (a+bend), and co-editor of Letters to Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics, and Community (Saturnalia Books)—her poetry and critical work has received California Arts Council, Marin Arts Council, San Francisco Foundation, and other awards. She served as the Director of Small Press Traffic and is proud to be the editor of Kindergarde. Dana currently teaches at San Francisco State University and with California Poets in the Schools. She lives in northern California with her super-cool family.

Black Radish Books are available
through Small Press Distribution


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