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Nikia Chaney

Four Poems by Nikia Chaney

We are proud to present four poems by Nikia Chaney. Chaney’s strongly evocative poetry takes shape through the sensory material of language: sounds, pulses, and atmospheres layer upon syntactic inventions. The results are vivid and surprising word-sculptures.   group ie   in the bathroom.waiting. white stone underthigh. blessed the back …

7 Days and Nights in the Desert (Tracing the Origin)

Kelsey Street Press and First Books

Kelsey Street Press has had the good fortune to publish powerful first books by many amazing authors, including Bhanu Kapil’s The Vertical Interrogation of Strangers and Myung Mi Kim’s Under Flag, as well as early titles by writers such as Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Renee Gladman, and Elizabeth Robinson. The press has …

Amina Cain in Conversation with Jennifer Pilch

Amina Cain is the author of the short story collection CREATURE, out with Dorothy, a publishing project. She lives in Los Angeles.  Jennifer Pilch is the author of Deus Ex Machina: A Melodrama and winner of the 2015 Kelsey Street Press Firsts! Contest, selected by contest judge Myung Mi Kim. AMINA CAIN: Deus Ex …

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Excerpt from Deus Ex Machina, by Jennifer Pilch

We are pleased to announce the release of Deus Ex Machina: A Melodrama  by Jennifer Pilch, the winner of the 2015 Kelsey Street Press Firsts! Contest, selected by contest judge Myung Mi Kim. The book is now available for immediate shipment and can be purchased directly through our website. Booksellers may order the title through our distributor. from the …

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A performance by j/j hastain at AWP

The feelings that arise while watching j/j hastain perform cannot be summed up easily. Perhaps: disorientation, perplexity, concern, empathy, or intrigue. Some may find themselves disturbed or entranced by the shifts in individual emotions and collective energy occurring in the room. Viewers may progress from one emotion to the next …