Thursday, July 23, 2009

quote unquote

The audience was only a handful, mostly other writers. There would be no reviews or prizes or job offers. No agents ringing up. No photo on the dust jacket looking earnest or seductive. There was no dust jacket. I did it because I had to.

--august kleinzaher, on the small press
['Reflections by the Surging Wave Pavilion', Live from the Hong Kong Nile Club; fsg, 2000]

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for all the little presses
that fly with the phoenix in the sunshine

--bill griffiths, epigram
[The Mud Fort; salt, 2004]


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