Tough Poets Press

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Mangled Hands

MANGLED HANDS
Johnny Stanton
Introduction and interview by George Salis
April 11, 2021 / 310 pages / $17.99

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Slow Vision

SLOW VISION
Maxwell Bodenheim
Introduction by Paul Maher Jr.
February 16, 2021 / 208 pages / $15.99

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Speaking in an Empty Room

SPEAKING IN AN EMPTY ROOM: THE SELECTED LETTERS OF JOHN SANFORD
Introduction and edited by Dan Giancola
Afterword by Jack Mearns
January 4, 2021 / 390 pages / $18.99

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Happiness Bastard

COLLECTED PLAYS
Gregory Corso
Introduction by Rick Schober
January 4, 2021 / 128 pages / $14.99

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Conversations and Versifications

CONVERSATIONS AND VERSIFICATIONS
Marvin Cohen
Edited by Colin Myers and Maggie Beale
January 4, 2021 / 326 pages / $16.99

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The Flutter of an Eyelid

THE FLUTTER OF AN EYELID
Myron Brinig
Illustrations by Lynd Ward
November 9, 2020 / 302 pages / $18.99

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Happiness Bastard

HAPPINESS BASTARD
Kirby Doyle
October 12, 2020 / 224 pages / $15.99

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Romance & Revolution

ROMANCE & REVOLUTION
Vanessa Matic
August 4, 2020 / 108 pages / $12.99

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Plays on Words

PLAYS ON WORDS
Marvin Cohen
June 23, 2020 / 288 pages / $16.99

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Yesterday's Burdens

YESTERDAY'S BURDENS
Robert M. Coates
June 1, 2020 / 294 pages / $14.99
Introduction by Mathilde Roza / Afterword by Malcolm Cowley

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Ceremonies in Bachelor Space

CEREMONIES IN BACHELOR SPACE
Russell Edson
May 1, 2020 / 76 pages / $9.99

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Milkbottle H

MILKBOTTLE H
Gil Orlovitz
May 1, 2020 / 532 pages / $22.99

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Children of the Age

CHILDREN OF THE AGE
Knut Hamsun
March 16, 2020 / 300 pages / $14.99

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The Water Wheel

THE WATER WHEEL
Julian L. Shapiro (a.k.a. John Sanford)
Introduction by Jack Mearns
March 16, 2020 / 208 pages / $16.99

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The Hungry Girls and Other Stories

THE HUNGRY GIRLS AND OTHER STORIES
Patricia Eakins
December 16, 2019 / 170 pages / $15.99

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Gulping's Recital

GULPING'S RECITAL
Russell Edson
September 30, 2019 / 140 pages / $13.99

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The Wolf Who Swallowed the Sun

THE WOLF WHO SWALLOWED THE SUN: A Jungian Fable of Family and Finance Across the Twentieth Century
Donald Newlove
July 15, 2019 / 250 pages / $14.99

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Lonely Boy Blues

LONELY BOY BLUES
75th-anniversary edition

Alan Kapelner
June 1, 2019 / 150 pages / $12.99

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Ice Never F

ICE NEVER F
Gil Orlovitz
April 24, 2019 / 320 pages / $15.99

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Sweet Adversity

SWEET ADVERSITY
Donald Newlove
January 28, 2019 / 600 pages / $19.99

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Demolition Night

DEMOLITION NIGHT
Ross Barkan
October 15, 2018 / 234 pages / $14.99

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Confessions of a Nowaday Child

CONFESSIONS OF A NOWADAY CHILD
Erje Ayden
September 15, 2018 / 118 pages / $12.00

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What Are They All Waiting For?

WHAT ARE THEY ALL WAITING FOR?
Gil Orlovitz
June 7, 2018 / 274 pages / $15.99

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Four Fictions

FIVE FICTIONS
Marvin Cohen
May 1, 2018 / 220 pages / $13.99

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Baseball as Metaphysics

BASEBALL AS METAPHYSICS
Marvin Cohen
Introduction by Jim Bouton
November 15, 2017 / 112 pages / $10.95

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The Self-Devoted Friend

THE SELF-DEVOTED FRIEND
50th-anniversary edition

Marvin Cohen
June 1, 2017 / 166 pages / $12.95

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Others, Including Morstive Sternbump

OTHERS, INCLUDING MORSTIVE STERNBUMP
40th-anniversary edition

Marvin Cohen
November 1, 2016 / 248 pages / $14.95

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Sarpedon: A Play by Gregory Corso

SARPEDON
Gregory Corso
Introduction by Rick Schober
July 1, 2016 / 36 pages / $5.99

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The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso

THE WHOLE SHOT: COLLECTED INTERVIEWS WITH GREGORY CORSO
Edited by Rick Schober
Foreword by Dick Brukenfeld
May 1, 2015 / 204 pages / $12.95

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Forthcoming

Segelfoss Town

SEGELFOSS TOWN
Knut Hamsun
May 24, 2021 / 404 pages / $16.99

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE PROCEEDING
Marvin Cohen
Spring 2021 / 325 pages / Price TBD

Early Stories

EARLY STORIES
Alexander Theroux
Summer 2021 / 354 pages / Price: TBD

News & Reviews

April 11, 2021 / The Neglected Books Page
Book Review: The Flutter of an Eyelid by Myron Brinig

April 5, 2021 / Glenn Cole Russell
Book Review: Gulping's Recital by Russell Edson

January 7, 2021 / Boston Globe
New England Literary News: A new book of plays by the Beat poet Gregory Corso

January 7, 2021 / Eclectica Magazine
Corso But Even More So (Review of Collected Plays)

January 6, 2021 / Please Kill Me
Gregory Corso: Street Punk & Beat Turned Poet & Playwright

January 4, 2021 / Alta Journal
The Pleasure-Seekers: Myron Brinig's The Flutter of an Eyelid is the great lost classic of Los Angeles literature.

November 21, 2020 / inchoatia
Book Review: The Flutter of an Eyelid by Myron Brinig

July 6, 2020 / Midwest Book Review
Book Review: Romance & Revolution by Vanessa Matic

June 17, 2020 / The Book Beat
Book Review: Ceremonies in Bachelor Space by Russell Edson

May 10, 2020 / inchoatia
Book Review: The Hungry Girls and Other Stories by Patricia Eakins

March 5, 2020 / yourArlington.com
Arlington press to publish Nobel Prize winner's novel

December 11, 2019 / Making Book
This is what I'm talking about

December 2, 2019 / The Collidescope
Book Review: Gulping's Recital by Russell Edson

November 22, 2019 / Publishers Weekly
The One-Man Press Resuscitating Forgotten Classics

October 18, 2019 / The Collidescope
Imaginary Beings: An Interview with Patricia Eakins

July 28, 2019 / The Collidescope
Thrill of the Hunt: An Interview with the Founder of Tough Poets Press

February 26, 2019 / Please Kill Me
Overcoming Adversity: A Drunk's Redemption

January 26, 2019 / inchoatia
Book Review: Sweet Adversity by Donald Newlove

November 2, 2018 / inchoatia
Book Review: Confessions of a Nowaday Child by Erje Ayden

October 10, 2018 / Medium
The Long Winding Road to Publishing a Novel - Ross Barkan

December 7, 2017 / Varsity
Book Review: Baseball as Metaphysics by Marvin Cohen

October 17, 2017 / Entropy
Small Press: Interview with Rick Schober of Tough Poets Press

June 12, 2017 / Fiction Writers Review
The Drumbeat of Society: An Interview with Marvin Cohen

November 23, 2016 / The Village Voice
Surreal Genius: Why Onetime Literary Hotshot Marvin Cohen Deserves Another Look

May 11, 2016 / Jared A. Carnie Blog
5 Questions With Rick Schober

August 1, 2015 / The Allen Ginsberg Project
Gregory Corso Interviews: Another of the summer’s essential books

July 30, 2015 / i-Italy
Meeting a Beat in Paris: Fred Misurella recalls his 1976 interview with Gregory Corso, newly republished in The Whole Shot

March 12, 2015 / Best American Poetry
An Interview with Richard Schober, Editor of The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso

About Tough Poets Press

Tough Poets Press is a one-person independent publisher of new and rediscovered offbeat and experimental literary fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. It was founded in 2014 specifically to publish The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso, a book that had been in the works since 2010.


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