Emily Bjustrom

Pic pick threeEmily Bjustrom is a sad lonely French girl who enjoys green tea, wearing black T-shirts and reading philosophy to her cat, Mr. Kitty Whiskers.

She still lives with her parents, but hopes to rectify that situation soon. She’s working towards a very practical and useful degree at the University of New Mexico.

Pick up Emily’s first chapbook Loved Always Tomorrow upon it’s release this April.

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Coming Soon: Loved Always Tomorrow

Loved Always Tomorrow

Swimming with Elephants Publications is excited to release the announcement of a new chapbook by Albuquerque Poet, Emily Bjustrom. Entitled Loved Always Tomorrow after the drunken scrawlings on the bottom of a living room stool, this is Emily’s first chapbook publication and SwEP could be more excited to represent this young author on her poetic endeavors.

Loved Always Tomorrow will be released during the month of April and made available via Amazon and CreateSpace.

Pic pick 1About Emily:

Emily Bjustrom is a sad lonely French girl who enjoys green tea, wearing black T-shirts and reading philosophy to her cat, Mr. Kitty Whiskers. She still lives with her parents, but hopes to rectify that situation soon. She’s working towards a very practical and useful degree at the University of New Mexico. 

Spontaneous Shameless Self- Promotion Tuesday!

Books

Spontaneous Shameless Self Promotion Tuesday

Once a month Swimming with Elephants Publications will offer special pricing on select titles for 24 hours.

The titles will change every month, so check back regularly to get a good deal when you purchase on-line.

The following titles will only be available at this on-line discount from noon March 18 to noon on March 19, so stock up now. 

VerToday only we have special prices on:

Matthew Brown’s Verbrennen, Writer

Nika Ann’s To Anyone Who Has Ever Loved a Writer

& the top selling Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community’s first anthology Catching Calliope Winter 2014.

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These titles, usually priced from $10.05 – 12.95, will be available for $7.95. Today only!

Regular pricing will return tomorrow, so place your orders today!

Poet-Provocateur Jessica Helen Lopez drops C**t.Bomb.

Sharing a review of Jessica Helen Lopez’s Chapbook. I thought this one was especially well written.

Read Her Like an Open Book

Cunt.Bomb.  jessica helen lopez

Cunt.Bomb.

A Chapbook by Jessica Helen Lopez

Create Space Indep. Publishing

38 pages, $10.95

You were stunned — perhaps even shocked and appalled — by the title, weren’t you? That is the intention of poet provocateur Jessica Helen Lopez. She seeks to reclaim the word “cunt” from its current position as a palabra non grata, the equivalent of Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter series (“he-who-must-not-be-named”). Instead, feminist-activist-slam poet Lopez wants to use the word to wield female power in all its guises.

In the ten poems contained in this chapbook, Lopez explores the many roles that make up a woman, as well as the thoughts and feelings that correspond with each. She explores the dualities in a woman’s life; her persona alternates between tender and tough, sentimental and sassy, spiritual and sexual. She is a woman, a wife, a mother, a sister, a lover, a poet, a…

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Publisher LogoSwimming with Elephants Publications is an independent, not for profit, publishing agent focusing on supporting the working poet and local non-profit organizations, especially those which encourage the youth. We represent a variety of poetry and anthologies.

Although not currently open to unsolicited manuscripts, we are seeking submissions for two progressing anthologies (see Call for Submissions) and are always open to queries.

We also sponsor a quarterly anthology which benifits the RIo Rancho Youth Poetry Community. This not for profit publication is open to submissions year around and is publishd in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. All proceeds from the publications will benifit the Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community and be used as on ongoing fundraiser for group activities, further publications, and other adventures.

Please explore the website, order a few of our publications, and contact us at swimwithelephants(at)gmail(dot)com for more information about the fledgling agency.