Saturday, June 27, 2009

That was then, this is now

Lipstick Press started out as a self-publishing outlet, printing two small books of poems. "You Were There" published in 2006, and "Arcana" published in 2008.

Lipstick is now branching out to publish other poets. The first one coming out this year is "A: The Amelia Poems" written with depth and sensitivity by well known BC poet, Heidi Greco. It is a beautiful exploratory tribute to the "first woman to cross the Atlantic in a plane, first woman to pilot an aircraft across the Pacific, first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross."

Dukkha by Naomi Beth Wakan (for Colten Boushie)

My DNA is crammed with thousands of years of persecution and pogroms, of expulsions and lives lived in perpetual exile, so when ...