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2024 Titles
Going to Patchogue

Going to Patchogue
Thomas McGonigle

Cynara

Cynara
Donald Newlove

Son of the Great American Novel

Son of the Great American Novel
James Fritzhand

Cape Cod Tales

Cape Cod Tales
Alexander Theroux

Son of the Great American Novel

Increíbles revelaciones de una lombriz
Domício Coutinho

Bughouse Dope

Bughouse Dope: Selected Essays & Articles
Maxwell Bodenheim

The Dixie Dugan Trilogy

The Dixie Dugan Trilogy
J. P. McEvoy

Incredible Revelations of an Earthworm

Incredible Revelations of an Earthworm
Domício Coutinho

Godfather Drosselmeier's Tears

Godfather Drosselmeier's Tears & Other Poems
Alexander Theroux

Forthcoming
In Search of the Hermaphrodite

Slip of the Tongue & Other Stories
Johnny Stanton

In Search of the Hermaphrodite

In Search of the Hermaphrodite: A Memoir
Richard Collins

Duke, the Dog Priest

Duke, the Dog Priest
Domício Coutinho

Chapter the Last

Chapter the Last
Knut Hamsun

2023 Titles
Editor Lynge

Editor Lynge
Knut Hamsun

The Painter Gabriel

The Painter Gabriel
Donald Newlove

Invidicum

Invidicum
Michael Brodsky

Invidicum

Two-Way Traffic
Joel Lieber

The Crazy Green of Second Avenue

The Crazy Green of Second Avenue
Erje Ayden

Trying to Fool Death

Trying to Fool Death
Marvin Cohen

Artists Who Kill & Other Essays on Art

Artists Who Kill & Other Essays on Art
Alexander Theroux

Terying to Fool Death

A More Goodly Country
John Sanford

Oh, Gulliver!

Oh, Gulliver!
Erga Netz

Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia
Richard Horn

Latin Omnivore

Latin Omnivore
Naomi Tonlivre

Rain, Venom, Toil

Rain, Venom, Toil
Milo van Orient

Truisms

Truisms
Alexander Theroux

2022 Titles
Yarborough

Yarborough
B. H. Friedman

The Segelfoss Novels

The Segelfoss Novels
Knut Hamsun

Give Me Your Answer, Do

Give Me Your Answer, Do
Peter Marchant

A Tale of Five Cities

A Tale of Five Cities & Other Memoirs
Joyce Elbert

Hold Up the Head of Holofernes

Hold Up the Head of Holofernes
Carol Bonomo Albright

Of Streets and Stars

Of Streets and Stars
Alan Marcus

Creamy and Delicious

Creamy & Delicious: Eat My Words (in Other Words)
Steve Katz

Later Stories

Later Stories
Alexander Theroux

The Sweetmeat Saga

The Sweetmeat Saga
G. F. Gravenson

Those Drinking Days

Those Drinking Days: Myself and Other Writers
Donald Newlove

Movieland

Movieland
Ramón Gómez de la Serna

2021 Titles
Journey Not to End

Journey Not to End
Paul Herr

Fables

Fables
Alexander Theroux

The Secret Service

The Secret Service
Wendy Walker

The Game

The Game
Izzy Abrahami

Early Stories

Early Stories
Alexander Theroux

The Land that Touches Mine

The Land that Touches Mine
John Sanford

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding
Marvin Cohen

Segelfoss Town

Segelfoss Town
Knut Hamsun

Mangled Hands

Mangled Hands
Johnny Stanton

Slow Vision

Slow Vision
Maxwell Bodenheim

Speaking in an Empty Room

Speaking in an Empty Room: The Selected Letters of John Sanford
Dan Giancola, Editor

Happiness Bastard

Collected Plays
Gregory Corso

Conversations and Versifications

Conversations and Versifications
Marvin Cohen

2020 Titles
The Flutter of an Eyelid

The Flutter of an Eyelid
Myron Brinig

Happiness Bastard

Happiness Bastard
Kirby Doyle

Romance & Revolution

Romance & Revolution
Vanessa Matic

Plays on Words

Plays on Words
Marvin Cohen

Yesterday's Burdens

Yesterday's Burdens
Robert M. Coates

Ceremonies in Bachelor Space

Ceremonies in Bachelor Space
Russell Edson

Milkbottle H

Milkbottle H
Gil Orlovitz

Children of the Age

Children of the Age
Knut Hamsun

The Water Wheel

The Water Wheel
Julian L. Shapiro
(John Sanford)

2019 Titles
The Hungry Girls and Other Stories

The Hungry Girls and Other Stories
Patricia Eakins

Gulping's Recital

Gulping's Recital
Russell Edson

The Wolf Who Swallowed the Sun

The Wolf Who Swallowed the Sun
Donald Newlove

Lonely Boy Blues

Lonely Boy Blues
Alan Kapelner

Ice Never F

Ice Never F
Gil Orlovitz

Sweet Adversity

Sweet Adversity
Donald Newlove

2015–2018 Titles
Demolition Night

Demolition Night
Ross Barkan

Confessions of a Nowaday Child

Confessions of a Nowaday Child
Erje Ayden

What Are They All Waiting For?

What Are They All Waiting For? Stories, Poems & Essays: 1944–1962
Gil Orlovitz

Four Fictions

Five Fictions
Marvin Cohen

Baseball as Metaphysics

Baseball as Metaphysics
Marvin Cohen

The Self-Devoted Friend

The Self-Devoted Friend
Marvin Cohen

Others, Including Morstive Sternbump

Others, Including Morstive Sternbump
Marvin Cohen

Sarpedon: A Play by Gregory Corso

Sarpedon
Gregory Corso

The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso

The Whole Shot: Collected Interviews with Gregory Corso
Rick Schober, Editor

NEWS & REVIEWS

2024

May 8, 2024 / Nasty
Agape Lodge Poetry Society: In conversation with Vanessa Matic

April 30, 2024 / The Collidescope
Magic Theatre: A Rare Interview with James Fritzhand

February 29, 2024 / The Collidescope Podcast
Infinite Fecundity: A Rare Interview with Michael Brodsky

2023

December 30, 2023 / The Collidescope
Review: Sweet Adversity and Those Drinking Days by Donald Newlove

December 5, 2023 / World Literature Today
75 Notable Translations 2023 (Knut Hamsun's Edttor Lynge)

November 30, 2023 / The Mockingbird Sings
Michael Brodsky's Invidicum Part One
Consciousness as a Sledgehammer: Michael Brodsky's Invidicum Part Two
For the Sake of Darkling Playfulness: Michael Brodsky's Invidicum Part Three

September 24, 2023 / The Collidescope
Review: Movieland by Ramón Gómez de la Serna

June 2, 2023 / Publishers Weekly
Review: A Tale of Five Cities and Other Memoirs by Joyce Elbert

May 30, 2023 / The Complete Review
Review: Encyclopedia by Richard Horn

April 20, 2023 / Jokopost.com
Following Virginia Woolf: Gulliver's wife's diary (Review of Oh, Gulliver!)

April 7, 2023 / Big Other
Announcing the Finalists for the 2022 Big Other Readers' Choice Award (Honorable Mention)

March 6, 2023 / Exacting Clam
Reviews in Brief: Early Stories and Fables by Alexander Theroux

March 1, 2023 / The Collidescope
Stigmata of the Intrinsic Lesion: A Rare Interview with Michael Brodsky

February 28, 2023 / Neglected Books Publisher Spotlight
The Flutter of an Eyelid (Tough Poets)

February 5, 2023 / The Collidescope
Review: The Sweetmeat Saga by G. F. Gravenson

2022

November 17, 2022 / yourArlington.com
Arlington Micro Press Announces Release of 50th Book

September 27, 2022 / Rain Taxi Review of Books
Review: Movieland by Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Reviewer: Richard Kostalanetz)

August 21, 2022 / Books of Some Substance Podcast
Review: Alexander Theroux's Fables (Guest: George Salis)

August 12, 2022 / Minneapolis Star Tribune
Review: A Tale of Five Cities & Other Memoirs — The unjustly neglected Joyce Elbert reminiscences about being a woman novelist in a man's world. (Reviewer: Kathleen Rooney)

April 30, 2022 / The Collidescope
Without a Phartsmone: An Interview with G. F. Gravenson

April 29, 2022 / Lost Modernists
Interview: Dr. Jack Mearns on John Sanford

March 2, 2022 / The Artifa[ctuals]
Yesterday's Burdens: America's Forgotten Ulysses

2021

December 31, 2021 / Travel Through Stories
Review: The Secret Service by Wendy Walker

December 27, 2021 / The Review of Uncontemporary Fiction
No Apology or Cuteness: On Gil Orlovitz

December 10, 2021 / LitReactor
Small Press Xmas Lit Tour

December 3, 2021 / A Brief Chat podcast
Rick Schober of Tough Poets Press

November 19, 2021 / Los Angeles Review of Books
The Long Half-Life of Proletarian Prose: On Michael Gold and Maxwell Bodenheim

November 5, 2021 / Genealogies of Modernity
Stories on the Side of Grace: Review of Alexander Theroux's Early Stories

September 22, 2021 / Los Angeles Review of Books
The Burden of History in John Sanford's Make My Bed in Hell and The Land that Touches Mine

September 2, 2021 / ArtsJournal
In Praise of Donald Newlove

August 27, 2021 / The New York Times
Donald Newlove, 93, Dies; Novelist Explored the Depths of Drink

August 20, 2021 / Publishers Weekly
Author Donald Newlove Dies at 93

June 4, 2021 / Los Angeles Review of Books
Prisoners of the Page: On Myron Brinig's The Flutter of an Eyelid

June 1, 2021 / The Collidescope
Fame and Famine: A Conversation with Marvin Cohen

May 21, 2021 / Boog City
Discovered Treasure: Gregory Corso’s Collected Plays are the Thing

April 22, 2021 / The East Hampton Star
Splenetically Yours: Review of Speaking in an Empty Room: The Selected Letters of John Sanford

April 18, 2021 / The Collidescope
What Heartbreak the Wind Will Bring: An Interview with Donald Newlove

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

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

January 18, 2021 / European Literature Network
#RivetingReviews: Johanne Elster Hanson reviews Children of the Age by Knut Hamsun

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.

2020

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

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

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

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

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

2019

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

December 2, 2019 / The Collidescope
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
Review: Sweet Adversity by Donald Newlove

January 21, 2019 / Fiction Writers Review
Dystopias Future and Past: Demolition Night by Ross Barkan

2018

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

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

2017

December 7, 2017 / Varsity
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

2016

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

2015

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, founded by Rick Schober in 2015 and based in Arlington, Massachusetts, is a small independent publisher of new and rediscovered unconventional and neglected literary fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. We were featured in the November 22, 2019 issue of Publishers Weekly: The One-Man Press Resuscitating Forgotten Classics

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