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My chapbooks have arrived! Order a signed copy (only 10 available)

There’s just nothing better than opening a box of brand new books, especially ones with your name on the cover! I have a limited number I can sell as signed copies. Currently only 10 are available, so if you’d a copy of Footnote, addressed to you personally and signed, you can order one here while they last:

LIMITED OFFER! Only 10 signed copies currently available.

Once sold out, regular unsigned copies can be purchased here: http://www.lithicpress.com/index.php/our-catalog/76-footnote

Special thanks to Nicole Rollender and Bernard Grant for their kind words in the blurbs below. Rollender and Grant are both incredibly talented writers. Click here for my reviews of Rollender’s Louder Than Everything You Love and Grant’s Puzzle Pieces.

What other poets are saying about Footnote:

“What elegant control and preciseness in Trish Hopkinson’s chapbook, Footnote. These response poems pay homage to the greats—artists, singers, filmmakers and other writers like Amiri Baraka, Octavio Paz, Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Ai, Janis Joplin, and Pablo Neruda. In “A Room Made of Poetry,” a found poem from Laura Hamblin’s The Eyes of a Flounder, Hopkinson writes: “Here you can wait,/ with desire, with/ roots exposed/ for an open womb. That heart-balm/ as hope./ The raw bent/— a bowl of fruit/ in a language I never knew . . .” This is exactly the feeling these poems evoke: in the rhythm of response and found poems, and forms like reverse snowballs and erasures, Hopkinson covers so much ground, giving readers a taste of art from across the centuries and the world. Footnote must simply be savored and re-read.”

–Nicole Rollender, author of Louder Than Everything You Love and Ghost Tongue

“In Trish Hopkinson’s chapbook, Footnote, she writes, “The human past stands still,” yet she manages to bring these pasts back to life with response poems that converse with and memorialize not only poets, but also filmmakers and musicians. Take these lines, describing an experience of listening to Janis Joplin: The maniac screams. / Her lips touch my face. / Her palm presses madly / at the back of my neck, squeezes my collar and jerks / me in neurotic movement. Reader, you are in for delight from the first poem to the last.”

–Bernard Grant, author of Puzzle Pieces

You can read all about how the book came to be in my interview with Nancy Chen Long in her series Chapbook Chat.

Chapbook Chat: Trish Hopkinson Discusses Footnote


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18 replies »

  1. I’m going to do this again first thing before I go to bed tonight, Trish. Been getting error messages though I tried thrice. Be sure I’ll be one of the first 🙂 So happy for you my dear friend.

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  2. It gives an error again I’m afraid. It keeps saying “error: enter state.” I’ve selected the country as India and chosen the state from the given options, yet I’m unable to order. I’ve tried over eight times now. Could you please help?

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