1. Octopus Books has chosen two full-length manuscripts from the April open reading to publish in 2009. Congratulations to Heather Christle for her manuscript, The Difficult Farm, and Matvei Yankelevich for his manuscript, Boris of the Sea.
2. Matthew Rohrer's chapbook, They All Seemed Asleep, is now available for purchase here. It is 43 pages, hand-bound, letterpressed black on pink and brown covers in an edition of 200. $10 (includes shipping).