Friday, June 1, 2012

The Anarchist's Blac Book of Poetry - by Frankie Metro (CC#25)

cover image: a Steven Smith photo of a
collage/sculpture by
Mother Dwarf Smith

Crisis Chronicles Press is pleased to announce the publication of Frankie Metro's The Anarchist's Blac Book of Poetry on 1 June 2012.  This 40-page chapbook is 8.5 x 5.5", hand assembled, saddle staple bound, with black endpapers and a black glossy card stock cover.  Wrapped in black and yellow police tape that doubles as a bookmark, The Anarchist's Blac Book of Poetry also includes several illustrations by the author.  Only 50 copies in print.  It's available for $7 from Crisis Chronicles Press, 3431 George Avenue, Parma, Ohio 44134 USA. 



Poems:

Click here to read "Death Before Drawing" from the Blac Book in the Crisis Chronicles.
Click here to read "Streets of the Pan Americano Nightmare III" in the Crisis Chronicles.
Click here to see video of Frankie Metro reading from the book at Viracocha in San Francisco.


Reviews:


Click here to read Lynn Alexander's essay on the book at Crow Reviews.
Click here to read a review of the book by Luis Rivas at Peace is Illegal.
Click here to read part of a review by Doc Sigerson.

Click here to see ratings/reviews at Goodreads.

Interviews:

Click here to read an interview with Frankie Metro at Mik Everett's blog.
Click here to read an interview with the author on Bud Smith's blog.



Frankie Metro — photo courtesy of FM

Poet's bio (as of 2012, from the book):
Frankie Metro is the Head Non-Fiction and Associate Fiction editor at Red Fez Publications, where his column "The Left Handed Smoker" runs monthy. He is also The Chemist at the online lit journal The Meth Lab and holds no affiliation with Black Bloc Anarchists.
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