Friday, July 27, 2012

Street maps for lost souls - by John Dorsey (CC#29)

cover photo by Steven B. Smith

Crisis Chronicles Press is happy to announce the release of Street maps for lost souls, a new chapbook by John Dorsey. Published 27 July 2012, Street maps for lost souls is hand assembled, 8.5 x 5.5", inkjet printed, saddle staple bound, with a charcoal blue card stock cover, salmon endpapers and white pages.  Approximately 125 copies in print.  Available for $6 from Crisis Chronicles Press, 535 Parkside Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44143.

Includes "street maps for lost souls," "Poem for Jerry Sandusky," "requiem for a gambler," "starving artists," "Mightier than the sword," "Ted Berrigan's Roller Derby Haiku," "poem on my 35th birthday," "The Jimi Hendrix of New Paltz, NY," "cherry street grocery store poem," "the last time" and "sugar coated." As of February 2024, only 2 copies remain available.

Click here to see reviews and ratings of Street maps for lost souls at Goodreads.

Poet's bio (as of 2012, from the chapbook):

photo (c) 2012 by Casey Rearick
John Dorsey currently resides in Toledo, Ohio. He is the author of several collections of poetry, including Teaching the Dead to Sing: The Outlaw's Prayer (Rose of Sharon Press, 2006), Sodomy is a City in New Jersey (American Mettle Books, 2010), and Leaves of Ass (Unadorned Press, 2011). His work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize numerous times and he may be reached at

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