A fundraiser book to benefit the 2005 National Poetry Slam. Very few copies were produced, however, so they make quite nice rarities. Poets included:
The first of two volumes digging his nails largely into Spanish Fascism – a subject Gary knows a fair bit about, personally and academically. A resident of Franco’s Spain for several years in the 1970s, Gary saw (and provoked) a genuine police state, and lived to deliver us these poems.
Some classic Solís is covered in this book, and those lucky boys and girls who got their hands on it aren’t likely to give it up any time soon.
Christian departed for the wilderness. Quiet, poemless years passed. At last, nearing the bend into 2009, he announced his intention to tour North America. And those poems he’d held safe in the front left pocket of his lucky jeans found their way into the air.We’re all so much the better for it.
Here’s some text about The Book of Knots. It’s very knotty indeed.