Octopus Books will publish Wong May’s first book of poems since her last was published in 1978. It will be edited by Zachary Schomburg and Brandon Shimoda, and it is called Picasso’s Tears.I am def gonna grab Picasso’s Tears!!check out some of her awesome poetry in the new Octopus Mag over here: http://www.octopusmagazine.com/Issue16/may.php

Brandon Shimoda The Grave on the Wall

http://www.poorclaudia.org/crush_shimoda.php The latest Crush from Poor Claudia: “TWOyears ago Brandon Shimoda spent a winter sequestered in a backwoods, Maine cabin with the poet Dot Devota, reading first-hand accounts by survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Composed on notebook paper taken from an elementary school,The Grave on the Wall transfuses the language of witness account into the poetic process, running genocideContinue reading “Brandon Shimoda The Grave on the Wall”