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Announcing Cean Gamalinda’s “conversation at a party”

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Poet Cean Gamalinda at his home in Chicago

We are very excited to announce our next chapbook: conversation at a party, by Cean Gamalinda. It will be available in the Fall of 2015; we’ll post a link for a pre-order shortly.¬†conversation at a party is a single continuous poem, stretching 40 manuscript pages–and we’ll publish it as such. Following Cean’s design for the manuscript, conversation at a party will be printed as a scroll.¬†Find his bio and an excerpt from the poem below the jump. (more…)

August Open Reading Period

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We are happy to announce that we will be open for chapbook submissions during the month of August, 2015. Please send us some great chapbooks! We will give preference to manuscripts which interrogate the material form of the chapbook — we want to reimagine the stakes and shape of the chapbook with you. Your chapbook should be approximately 6-24 pages, and should include a title page, a table of contents, a brief bio, and contact information. Please send your chapbooks (and any questions) to damask.press@gmail.com by midnight central time August 31st. (more…)