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April 2013 Broadside
Poem by Matt Mauch
Drawing by Karen O'Bryan
Printed on archival matte paper

Broadside Contributors: 

Matt Mauch is the author of If You’re Lucky Is a Theory of Mine (Trio House Press), Prayer Book (Lowbrow Press), and the chapbook The Brilliance of the Sparrow (Mondo Bummer). He hosts the annual Great Twin Cities Poetry Read, and also the Maeve’s Sessions readings, and edits the anthology Poetry City, USA, an annual collection of poetry and prose on poetry. A Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant recipient, Mauch teaches in the AFA program at Normandale Community College, and lives in Minneapolis.

Karen O'Bryan spends her days drawing, painting, designing, drinking whiskey gingers with dear friends, and generally working more hours than necessary to keep life interesting. She loves exploring the themes of nature, beauty and identity in her work through color, pattern, and the human figure. She received a BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2007 and has displayed her work in galleries, magazines, community spaces, and of course, the interwebs. She currently resides in Minneapolis, MN with her monster-loving fiance, obese dog-loathing cat, and her drooly cat-terrorizing dog.

The Girl Who Came Back

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Poetry 
48 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published August 2013

Meg Eden’s The Girl Who Came Back is a collection of narrative poems that circle  around a Mother’s love of an amusement park that has been destroyed by time and  urban sprawl.  The Mother’s recollections are shared with the daughter, until the  love of the past amusement park becomes a shared fantasy. Eden asks us to consider  the way experience shapes memory and the way memory shapes reality. It begs to  question the importance of shared narratives.  This is a collection of what happens  when Sleeping Beauty and Snow White become your childhood friends in a life that  is lived standing outside windows, dreaming of the inside.

Sound Points

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Poetry 
44 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published March 2013

Andrew Jarvis’ Sound Points look closely at human history, natural history,  geological history, and man’s relationship to nature to explore the things that exist  beyond the reality created by our modern culture.  Through his careful use of  language and his focused attention Jarvis asks the reader to re-examine the world  we live in, the creatures we share this space with, and the role we all play in carving  out this existence.

Danger Falling Debris

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Poetry 
40 pages
7" x 5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published October 2013

Howie Good uses poetry to create a playful, yet sinister romp through our  postmodern times. His is a world where God hides in the attic, neighbors step out  dressed in their personal stories, and a hand washes ashore. These seemingly  random associations take the familiar and render it strange as butterflies, children,  angles, and rain fall like debris.

Escapologies

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Poetry 
36 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published January 2013

Matthew Burnside’s language play/playful language renders the familiar strange,  familiarizes the unordinary, and mars what has the potential to be beautiful in a way  that makes these prose poems disorienting at times, yet a thoroughly pleasurable  read at all times.  We gaze, gawk, and peer through our fingers as Burnside weaves a  kaleidoscopic whole dedicated to “anyone who has ever felt small…”

The Still Birth of Beauty

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Poetry 
36 pages
8.5" x 5.5" single signature with hand sewn binding
Published June 2013

The dilemma of cultural reality shapes The Still Birth Of Beauty, so that desire becomes the driving force which propels the reader between the covers. This is a  space where Nabakov’s Lolita can attend therapy with her sister, loveable  boozehounds populate the bar, European vacations become synonymous with  regret, and masks are part of everyday living.  Yet, desire rarely satisfies and often  leaves “…only a deep space conceived, then aborted in orbit, beyond love’s last  mooring.”

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