Thursday, December 18, 2008

Kate Greenstreet's This is Why I Hurt You

Pamela Hart reviews Kate Greenstreet's This is Why I Hurt You in the new issue of Galatea Resurrects.  You can read the review here.  There are still a couple of copies left--please scroll down to order.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Now Available - Franklin Bruno's Policy Instrument

Franklin Bruno's new chapbook Policy Instrument is now available from Lame House Press. Hand-bound and printed in a limited edition of 200 copies. Cover art by Dietmar Krumrey.

To order: send a check made out to Gina Myers to 5063 Maybrook Drive, Saginaw, MI 48603, or use the PayPal button below. $8.00 postpaid.

UPDATE 9/1/2011: This title is no longer available.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

SOLD OUT 3/30 - New Kate Greenstreet Chapbook!

After being available for pre-order for several months, Lame House is pleased to finally announce the official publication of Kate Greenstreet's This is Why I Hurt You. This chapbook is hand-bound in a limited edition of 200 copies. Due to a large number of pre-orders, there are very few copies still available for sale so please act now. You can purchase This is Why I Hurt You by using the PayPal below. Or, you can send a check made out to Gina Myers to 5063 Maybrook Drive, Saginaw, MI 48603.

Kate Greenstreet
This is Why I Hurt You
Limited edition chapbook


Friday, September 05, 2008

Reminder: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Fundraiser Tonight!

Friday, September 5 at 7pm at the KGB Bar in Manhattan's East Village, there will be a poetry reading and fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Readers include David Lehman, Meghan Punschke, Amy King, and Ana Bozicevic.  There will be raffles for prizes including books and other publications from small presses.  Full details here.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Kate Greenstreet Interview

The interviewer has become the interviewee. Kate Greenstreet answers her own "first book" questions about the release of case sensitive here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

NYC, Save the Date: Friday, September 5th

Poetry Reading & Fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Date: September 05, 2008 07:00PM, KGB Bar

David Lehman is a poet, writer, and editor. His seven books of poetry include When a Woman Loves a Man (2005). He is the series editor of The Best American Poetry, which he launched in 1988.

Meghan Punschke is the author of Stratification (BlazeVOX Books, 2008). She resides in New York City, and has an MFA in Poetry from the New School. Please visit for more info.

Amy King is the author of I’m the Man Who Loves You and Antidotes for an Alibi, both from Blazevox Books, and most recently, Kiss Me With the Mouth of Your Country (Dusie Press). She is the moderator for the Poetics List and the Women’s Poetry Listserv, and teaches English and Creative Writing at Nassau Community College. Please visit for more.

Ana Božičević emigrated to NYC from Croatia in 1997. She’s the author of chapbooks Document (Octopus Books, 2007) and Morning News (Kitchen Press, 2006).

There will be a raffle for prizes, which will include books, anthologies and other poetry related goodies from several small presses including BlazeVOX Books, No Tell Books, Coconut Books, Goss 183, Ahsahta Press and Lame House. The Grand Prize winner will be awarded books from many of the above, plus the 30 x 40 acrylic on canvas painting that appears on the cover of Stratification. Each raffle ticket will be $5 with all of the proceeds going directly to LLS for cancer research and patient care. Half of book sales will go to the charity as well.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Franklin Bruno & Aaron Kunin this Saturday in California

This Saturday, August 16th at 5pm, Aaron Kunin and Franklin Bruno will be reading at the Poetic Research Bureau (3702 San Fernando Road, Glendale, CA 91206).  

The reading is in celebration of the release of Aaron's novel The Mandarin from Fence Books.

Franklin will have some advance copies of his forthcoming Lame House chapbook Policy Instrument available for sale.

Check out the Poetic Research Bureau at  And if you are a small press or run a journal, you might want to consider sending some books their way to help get the store going.  

Friday, June 06, 2008

Independent Female Run Presses

Lame House Press, Switchback Books, and horse less press are mentioned in Venus Zine. Check out Claire Donato's article here: Independent, female-run presses are getting the word out.

Friday, May 23, 2008

This Wednesday: Lame House at Cup and Pen

WEDNESDAY, MAY 28th, 8-10pm

LAME HOUSE PRESS will be featured in the Cup and Pen series at Think Coffee. JIM BEHRLE will be wearing his Gina Myers outfit & play host and maybe read some poems too. Other readers include DUSTIN WILLIAMSON, ARLO QUINT, FRANKLIN BRUNO, and GABRIELLA TORRES. (See bios below.)

All currently available LAME HOUSE titles will be available for sale at discounted prices and you will also have the opportunity to pick up two titles in advance of their publication: Franklin Bruno's POLICY INSTRUMENT and Kate Greenstreet's THIS IS WHY I HURT YOU (very limited copies will be available).

Please come out and enjoy a night of free readings & support small presses & the Cup and Pen reading series.

Think Coffee
248 Mercer St and 3rd Street, NY 10012BDFV to Broadway Lafayette/6 to Bleeker/ NRW to Prince Street(212) 228-6226
www. thinkcoffeenyc. com

DUSTIN WILLIAMSON is the author of some chapbooks, including Cab Ass'n (Lame House) and Exhausted Grunts (Cannibal Books). He occasionally publishes Rust Buckle books and magazines and curates the Zinc Talk Reading Series.

GABRIELLA TORRES is author of the Lame House chapbook Sister. Her poems have recently appeared in MiPoesias, Sink Review, Cannibal and Past Simple and are forthcoming on Bateau. She currently lives in Brooklyn where she co-edits the tiny with Gina Myers.

ARLO QUINT is the author of Days On End (Open 24 Hours) and Photogenic
Memory (Lame House Press).

FRANKLIN BRUNO is the author of a book of criticism, Armed Forces (Continuum Press) and two chapbooks of poetry, MF/MA (Seeing Eye Press) and Policy Instrument (Lame House). His writing, of various kinds, has appeared in The Hat, Vanitas, Faucheuse, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Village Voice and Slate, and in the collections Intersections - Innovative Poetry in Southern California (Green Integer) and Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music (Duke). Recent musical projects include the theme to the upcoming Adult Swim series Snake 'n' Bacon, and Civics (Tight Ship), the first album by his new band The Human Hearts. He is currently living out of boxes in preparation for a move from the Hudson Valley to Jackson Heights.

Info on the Cup & Pen series here.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Upcoming Kate Greenstreet reading

Kate Greenstreet will be reading with Frank Sherlock at the Poetry Project at St. Marks Church on Monday, April 21st at 8pm. Full details here.

Kate's Lame House chapbook This is Why I Hurt You is now available for pre-order here.

Matt Hart reading in California

Matt Hart will be reading (and selling copies of his Lame House chap Simply Rocket) at the following locations:

1.) THURSDAY, April 17th, 9PM
Big Bell Magazine Release Party w/ Marisa Crawford, Dodie Bellamy, Kevin Killian, and Russell Dillon.

Adobe Books, 3166 16th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

2.) FRIDAY, April 18th, 7:30PM
A New Cadence Poetry Series w/Chad Sweeney and Jason Morris.

Felix Kulpa Gallery, 107 Elm Street (behind Streetlight Records), Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

3.) SUNDAY, April 20th, 7:30PM
Pegasus Books Downtown w/Darcie Dennigan.

Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94704.

4.) MONDAY, April 21st, 8PM
On the Cut: New Voices in Poetry w/Major Jackson and Sandra Lim.

Stanford Humanities Center, Standford University, Stanford, CA 94305

If you are unable to make the readings but are interested in obtaining a copy of Simply Rocket, you can still purchase it here for a limited time.

(Photo credit: Kaplan Harris)

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Now Available for Pre-Order

Lame House Press will be releasing Kate Greenstreet's new chapbook This is Why I Hurt You in the coming weeks. To help raise funds for printing costs, we are now offering it for pre-order. Please use the PayPal button below to reserve your copy now, or send a check or concealed cash to Gina Myers, 5063 Maybrook Drive, Saginaw, MI 48603. Please note, checks must be made out to Gina Myers. Any checks made to Lame House Press will be returned.

Kate Greenstreet
This is Why I Hurt You
$7.00 (shipping included)

As always, if you wish to make a financial contribution to Lame House Press, you can send funds through PayPal to


UPDATE, 9/23/08: Pre-order is no longer available for this title.

Monday, April 07, 2008

A boomerang, like a rocket

"A boomerang, like a rocket (ideally), goes into the sky and comes back. Matt Hart has done that with the tastefuly tight and artfully crafted Simply Rocket; it’s secretly inspiring and one of the best sonnet sequences in recent memory."

John Deming on Matt Hart's Simply Rocket. Read full review here.

Order Simply Rocket here.