Poets Wear Prada is a poetry publishing house with excellent poets and affordable books with beautiful covers. Have you had your poetry today?--Meredith Sue Willis, Books for Readers * * * Stylistically, these beautifully designed and produced chapbooks bear their own distinctive signature.--Linda Lerner, SMALL PRESS REVIEW

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Publication Announcement: Bright-Eyed by Sarah Sarai

Bright-Eyed by Sarah Sarai
by Sarah Sarai
Poets Wear Prada: March 1, 2024
ISBN: 978-1946116284
Paperback: 60 pages
Price: $18.00 (unsigned); $20.00 (signed)

March is National Women’s History Month and Small Press Month. Jack Cooper and Roxanne Hoffman of Poets Wear Prada are delighted to announce the timely March 1st publication of Sarah Sarai’s poetry collection Bright-Eyed, “her deliciously quirky excursion into her California roots” [Alexis Rhone Fancher, Poetry Editor of Cultural Weekly]. The book is immediately available for next day delivery from Amazon. Copies will also be available for purchase and signing at the International Women’s Day Celebration at W Hoboken on March 8th, where Sarah will be featured. Please contact Poets Wear Prada for direct individual and bulk orders from the publisher.

International Women’s Day at W Hoboken

Poetry publishers and promoters Jack Cooper and Roxanne Hoffman are delighted to announce that their independent press, Poets Wear Prada, is partnering with W Hotels for a local celebration of International Women’s Day at W Hoboken, 225 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030, on March 8th from 6 to 9 PM. Please join us for wine tastings, a live DJ, and poetry! Featuring six distinguished women poets: Tantra Zawadi, Sarah Sarai, Rescue Poetix, Lynne Shapiro, Megha Sood, and Patricia Carragon. RSVP for this free and public event on Eventbrite.

Friday, March 1, 2024

Preorder Good Housekeeping by Bruce E. Whitacre

Good Housekeeping by Bruce E. Whitacre
Good Housekeeping
by Bruce E. Whitacre
Poets Wear Prada: April 1, 2024
ISBN-13: 978-1-946116-27-7
Paperback: 56 pages
Price: $18 (unsigned); $20 (signed)

Signed and inscribed copies of Good Housekeeping by Bruce E. Whitacre are available for preorder for $20.00 including shipping and handling directly from the author through the Square online store at his Crown Rock Media website. The book will be officially released on April 1st when it will be made available to the general public on Amazon. Get your brain fuel! Preorder your signed copy of this “joyful and precise exploration of the queer domestic” [JASON SCHNEIDERMAN, author of Hold Me Tight] from the author today, and save on shipping and handling: https://crownrockmedia.com/store-2.

The contradictions of privilege and want, the dynamics of gay marriage, the joy of a good cocktail — all enter the mix as these 24 poems explore home, marriage, travel, war, sensuality, tea, and, yes, housekeeping. Selected as an Editor’s Pick by BookLife Reviews, Good Housekeeping includes “The Fold Out Couch,” which was nominated for a 2024 Pushcart Prize. Some poems have appeared in The Journal of American Poetry, The Mandarin Magazine, and World Literature Today, among other places.

Mainstream audiences, LGBTQA+, and readers interested in social justice or climate issues will enjoy this book. Comparative titles include Carolyn Forché’s In the Lateness of the World and Mark Wunderlich’s God of Nothingness.