Introducing our first coffee table book, Before by Abraham Adams.
Before is comprised entirely of the 'before' images from before & after spreads sourced from websites, newspapers, magazines, technical manuals, brochures, and other etceteras. From medical diagrams to engineering plans to videogame renderings, Before offers an endless spiraling meditation of the conditional, transitional nature of our content-mediated lives. Much like those lives, it is hilarious and also disturbing.
Coming Summer 2016 in hardcover!
Inpatient Press is excited to announce the upcoming publication of An American Suite by Pierre Joris, a collection of poems written during the author's intercontinental nomadism in the 1970s.
Fusing lyric, theory, and diary, following Joris from the Belgian coast via London to his room in Oued El Had, Algeria, to a New York-bound flight and a North Carolina lake, An American Suite is a passionate rendering of interstices, not destinations. These poems offer a many-faceted glimpse into the early life and language of a celebrated poet, translator, essayist, and anthologist whose work pursues, and is pursued by, explorations of immanent knowledge, polyphonic dissonance, and cross-cultural reconciliation.
Edited and with an introduction by Tamas Panitz and featuring a cover designed by Nicole Peyrafitte, An American Suite (paperback, 112 pages, $12.00) will be available at select retailers and at inpatientpress.com on April 1, 2016. An interview with Pierre Joris is forthcoming fromAsymptote.
Please join us for the release reading at Unnameable Books (600 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, New York) on Saturday, May 14, 2016, 7 p.m.
From June 12th through July 1st, Inpatient Press will be considering chapbook submissions during a 20-day reading period. Accepted chapbooks will be handmade by Inpatient’s editors and minions and published on August 1 to coincide with BOMB Magazine's Brooklyn Small Press Flea. Following this, the chapbooks will be available for purchase online and at select bookstores.
We are seeking poem cycles, novellas, short stories, emblematas, experimental comics, visual art, paradoxography, collaborative works, hybrid forms—if it can be manifested on the printed page, we are interested. Submissions should be between 15 and 50 pages in length. There are no restrictions on color or paper size.
To submit, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject beginning 'CHAPBOOK CONTEST' and with the manuscript attached as either a .pdf or .doc(x). There is no entry fee. Winners will be announced in early July.
Inpatient Press is proud to unveil its latest publication, Palimpsest: Down, a poem cycle composed by the inestimable C. Seltman. Copies will be available for purchase at select retailers and at inpatientpress.com on September 19th and will also be available at our booth at the Brooklyn Book Festival on September 21st.
Inventive and vexing, Palimpsest: Down is a filmstrip made of papyrus. The vivid snatches of disquietude in these six poems fuse recollection and reconstruction, narration and subversion. Paths dissent and converge in C. Seltman's unwinding of the familial, the nostalgic, and the transcendent.
$10.00 Paperback ISBN 978-0-9913321-3-7
The third release from Inpatient Press gathers the poetry, short fiction, photography, and illustration of twenty-six writers and artists in an arresting large-format newsprint.
Incident Codex has been crafted to reflect an interaction with the diversity of works today whose nature eludes easy categorization. This collection operates at the intersection of dreams and corporeality, alienation and desire, tradition and its exorcism, incidence and refraction.
JACKSON SMITH // A Commuter’s Requiem
KRYSTAL LANGUELL // excerpts from Tonight Is Our Last Song
NICK SCHIFF // Globalization Rag
EBEN HAINES // Frostbite A and Frostbite B
LEILA BORDREUIL // Score
SPARROW // Thirteen Poems
GIL LAWSON // Simple Syrup
KRISTEN DORATA // Projection 12 and Prizm
MARGARET MARY RILEY // 10
MATTHEW JOHNSTONE // excerpts from Rum Gums
IAN HATCHER // exerpts from Prosthesis
GARRETT ROSENBLUM // 113-1, 113-2, 113-3, and 113-4
MARIEL KON // Nightscape
EMMA STAMM // Remember Me
IAN KAPPOS // The Secret Lives of Huckleberry Fin
VIRGINIA HANUSIK // Houses
PATRICK SUGRUE // In a Cave
SAM ROSENBLATT // Untitled Photographs
JENNIFER KURDYLA // Wünderkammer
TAMAS PANITZ // Incense Games
DANNY COLLIER // Illustrations Omitted From Sections One Through Five
TJ KELLEY III // Sink Ships, Porky, Rubbish & Facts, and The Club That’s Made For You & Me
REBECCA ROM-FRANK // The Nineteen Seventies
PARKER HATLEY // Crackling
SIMONE WOLFF // +
KIT SCHLUTER // Light Effusion Gifts
NIKOLAS JAEGER // Dark World
Available for purchase at select retailers and at www.inpatientpress.com on June 20, 2014.
$10.00 Paperback ISBN 978-0-9913321-2-0
In honor of those fools, buffoons, charlatans, morons, idiots, dopes, boors, jesters, bousingos, and goliards who proffered their chicanery, epithets, antics, boners, goofs, slips, quips, mishaps, and general conduct of poor judgement for free since Aristophanes first slipped on a banana peel in the marketplace, we Archons at Inpatient Press gift unto thee a most dearly-held treasure: the PDF of IMMATERIALS by August Cross.
We are proud to announce that IMMATERIALS by August Cross is now available for purchase at our online store. Each copy comes with a handmade Inpatient Press bookmark and a unique poem from the Archons.
The excellent literary and arts blog Biblioklept has published a review of IMMATERIALS that praises August Cross's gritty and gestural style as well as the chant-like quality of his "almost haikus . . . a dark, strange hybrid of art and poetry . . . playful and ominous . . . a sharp if oblique critique of contemporary American society."
If you are interested in reviewing IMMATERIALS, please drop us a line at email@example.com
Inpatient Press is a new platform for previously unpublished writing and multimedia content. We seek to facilitate work that, whether narrative or not, explores the intersections where the familiar veers headlong into the unfamiliar. We are excited by language and imagery that expresses the possibilities, tragedies, and ambiguities inherent to this moment in time; that can perceive our culture as both numbingly familiar and utterly alien; work that wonders what kind of future is emerging.
From December 17th, 2013 to March 1, 2014, Inpatient Press is accepting submissions for a print collection of text and visuals. Your prose, poetry, criticism, text art, comics, and graphic design are all welcome. We would love even more to see pieces that avoid easy categorization or resolution.
Check our Submissions page for details.
"INDEED WE PROMISED U ENTERTAINMENT & U GOT IT AS ON A STAGE VIEWED FROM A MOUNTAINTOP WE FROLICKD IN THE 4 COLORS OR LIKE CELLS UPON A MICROSCOPE FLOOR TO SILENT MUSIC & UNSPOKEN WORDS OUR MASQUE CALMED U: WE ARE THE DRUG & THE AWAKENING" - James Merrill
Inpatient Press is proud to announce the upcoming publication of its first two titles: Immaterials, a book of drawings and original verse by August Cross, and Blue Sun, a collection of poetry by Tamas Panitz. While deeply engaged with contemporary concerns, these challenging volumes also carry with them the torch of disciplined tradition.
Drawn from Goya’s livid etchings, which wreaked the traditions and beliefs of life in Spain, August's critical, insightful illustrations in Immaterials reveal the gray areas of our own ethics with the precision, imagination, and splatters of a mad doctor—a realm where witches ride Predator drones and office workers are hunted for sport. Immaterials will be available for purchase online and at select retailers on February 15, 2014.
Tamas' vivacious words coalesce on the pages of Blue Sun as though induced by ritual. These visions dare you to dance around their fire, bearing a historical power that is skillfully recounted and contrasted against our own modernity. Reading them requires participation and receptivity. Blue Sun will be available for purchase online and at select retailers on March 25, 2014.
Announcements of the authors’ readings and exhibitions, as well as preorder information, are forthcoming.