14 August 2006

OCTOPUS #08 Chapbook SeriesFROM OCTOPUS PEOPLE:
Dear Friend of Octopus,

We are excited to announce the contents of our upcoming chapbook issue, Octopus #8. As you might already know this issue will consist of eight separately printed & bound chapbooks presented as a single issue. We received over three hundred submissions among which were so many exciting manuscripts. After a blind reading process the editorial board and we chose these eight amazing chapbooks:

Julie Doxsee
The Knife-Grasses

Jen Tynes & Erika Howsare
The Ohio System

Sueyeun Juliette Lee
Perfect Villagers

Eugene Ostashevsky
DJ Spinoza’s Dozen

Joshua Marie Wilkinson
The Book of Truants & Projectorlight

Genya Turovskaya
The Tides

Jonah Winter
The Continuing Misadventures of Andrew, the Headless Talking Bear

Samuel Amadon
Goodnight Lung

Issue #8 will be available for purchase in the fall. You will be able to buy the chapbooks as a full set or individually.

This is the first venture of Octopus Books. Beginning in 2007, Octopus Books will publish two full-length books of poems every year through open April readings, in addition to broadsides and additional chapbooks.

Please check us out at http://www.octopusbooks.net.

Thanks for your interest in and support of Octopus Magazine and Octopus Books.

Sincerely,

Zachary Schomburg & Mathias Svalina
Editors, Octopus Magazine & Octopus Books

Editorial Board: Brandon Shimoda, Hadara Bar-Nadav, and Christopher DeWeese.
Editorial Assistants: Heather Green, Alisa Heinzman, Tim Marcuson, and Ashley Payne.

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