Now Available: Catching Calliope Summer 2014

Editted SunflowerI am very excited for this edition. We have an eclectic array of poets, including several new voices and alongside some of my favorites from the local community. I am hoping all who contributed and are included in the pages of this anthology will be pleased with the outcome and their representation.

Catching Calliope Summer Edition 2014 is now available for order on Amazon and Createspace.

We will have copies available for all contributors at The Second Saturday Slam on August 9th at Café Bella Coffee in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. If you are unable to attend the release, please send us an applicable mailing address at your convenience and you will receive your copy in late August.

Thank you for your submissions and for your support of the Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community. If you would like to learn more about our organization, please visit our blogsite and continue your support by picking up a copy of one of our previous published editions of Catching Calliope (available in the ABQ/Rio Rancho area and on Amazon.com).

Cover Art: Adrienne Smith

The Moon’s Gravity
~Reed Bobroff

Reflection
~Manuel Gonzalez

Skin Tags
~Levi J. Mericle

Alchemy
~Kai Coggin

Mothers
~ Sarita Sol

Through Their Eyes
~Josephine Barela

They Call It a Crush Because It Is Orange and Carbonated
~Rob Sturma

I wanna
~Gabriella Reyes

The Lost Boy who cried at the Moon
~ Alicia Borillo

Wind
~Jude Marx

Minerals
~Danielle Smith

Watermelon

~Josephine Barela

Second First Dates
~ John Parker

Despedida para Breaking Bad
~Reed Bobroff

Albuquerque, a Woman
~ Gangadharan Esakki

Willing My Body Parts
~Kai Coggin

Doublets
~Rob Sturma

Cigarette
~Lissa Baca

La Curendera
~Manuel Gonzalez

Louder Than the Color Red
~Megan Young

A Convenience Store Revisited
~Amoja Sumler

Deep Sea Ghost Divers
~John Parker

I dreamt you
~Katrina K Guarascio

It Should Have Been Me
~Tapestry

Remember
~Wil Gibson

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Acknowledging the Elephant!

IBookst’s time this elephant officially came out to play!Save the evening of June 14th to hear poetry from some of our wonderful authors and save your dimes to buy their books. Hosted by the Artbar on Gold and Second Street in Albuquerque, NM, this event is basically an open-house for our authors to share and talk about the works they have published or been a part of and the future of this emerging publishing company.CCFounded by Katrina K Guarascio, SwEP is an independent publishing agency that publishes/promotes the community-minded, working artist/writer, and raises funds and awareness for youth writers in the community. Blue-collar artistic elephants!

CuntBomb Promo 1On hand will be current (and near future) published SwEP authors and contributors like Zachary Kluckman, Jessica Helen Lopez, Katrina K Guarascio, Gina Marselle, Benjamin Bormann, and more!

Also, musician extraordinaire Keith Sanchez will open and close the show with his awesome musica!

Special Pricing: All books are $10.95 credit/check or $10 cash.

Swimming with Elephants Publications Available for Purchase at Event:

Anthologies:
Catching Calliope Winter 2014
Catching Calliope Spring 2014
Cumulus Collections
Light as a Feather
To The Last Word 2014
Nika Ann’s To Anyone Who Has Ever Loved a Writer
Emily Bjustrom’s Loved Always Tomorrow
Matthew Brown’s Verbrennen 
Katrina K Guarascio & Gina Marselle’s September 
Katrina K Guarascio & Shawna Cory’s my verse,
Zachary Kluckman’s Some of it is Muscle
Jessica Helen Lopez’s Cunt.Bomb.
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Now Available: Catching Calliope Spring 2014

cc coverSwimming with Elephants Publications is proud to announce the release of the spring edition of Catching Calliope.

Catching Calliope is a quarterly publication benefiting the Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community. All proceeds from sales will go to supporting the community and the youth program. Buy your copy today to show your support for poetry and the youth. You do support poetry and the youth, don’t you?

Find your copy at Amazon or CreateSpace.

This is the second edition of this quarterly publication. All Catching Calliope publications will be benefiting the Rio Rancho Youth Poetry Community (a non-profit collective focusing on bringing poetry and freedom of expression to Rio Rancho, NM and surrounding areas).

Submit to the Summer 2014 edition of Catching Calliope May 15-June 15th. More information to come.

Catching Calliope Spring 2014

featuring:

Victoria Alexander

Melissa Baca

Gigi Bella

Emily Bjustrom

John S Blake

Alicia Borillo

SethWilson I Gray

Katrina K Guarascio

Mercedez Holtry

Gina Falcone

Damien Flores

Zachary Kluckman

Jessica Helen Lopez

Jesus Lucero

Ryan Magee

Gina Marselle

Jasmine McSparren

Susana Rinderle

Vogue Robinson

Bianca Sanchez

Danielle Smith

Sarah Smithson

Jon Sturgess

Felicia Vigil

Brooke Von Blomberg

Amy Waltner

Kirstina Ward

Charles Sanzone-Wood

Accepted for Catching Calliope Spring 2014

Thank you to those who submit to the Spring 2014 Edition of Catching Calliope! After careful review, the editors have chosen the following works in our Spring Edition. Our Spring Edition will be released in early May. Our next submission period will run from May 15th – June 15th. Like our page to stay updated.

Lady in the rain4,101~Victoria Alexander

A Triple Crown of Separation~Danielle Smith

Grandfather~Kirstina Ward

Tamales~Sarah Smithson

Or Flight~Jessica Helen Lopez

Grandpop’s House~Brooke Von Blomberg

Unabridged~Danielle Smith

Beth Road~Gina Falcone

First Memory~Zachary Kluckman

Primer~Damien Flores

I Take My Poet Friends to (Briefly) Meet My Dad              ~Jessica Helen Lopez

Write a Poem about It ~Mercedez Holtry

A Junkie like Me ~John S Blake

The Safety of Words ~Alicia Borillo

These Arms~Jesus Lucero

Cricket  ~Gina Falcone

A Ride Home~Emily Bjustrom

To the girl in my English class~Gabriella Reyes

Forty Turns of the Screw~Zachary Kluckman

Sadness is worn into his skin.~Sarah Smithson

An Unedited Heart~Gina Marselle

I Wish I could Fall in Love~SethWilson I. Gray

Death Bell ~Charles Sanzone-Wood

Sunsets                ~Bianca  Sanchez

Kites      ~Jasmine McSparren

Stardust~Amy Waltner

Left Not Right~Alicia Borillo

Love Cage~Susana Rinderle

We Were Never Really Any Good At Goodbyes ~Felicia Vigil

Aisle      ~Vogue Robinson

Wind Chime~Brooke Von Blomberg

Book Stained~SethWilson I. Gray

Outage ~ Jon Sturgess

Vapor~Charles Sanzone-Wood

River~Melissa Baca

Four~Gigi Bella

Morning ~Ryan Magee

Spring is an adolescent  ~Susana Rinderle

Spontaneous Shameless Self- Promotion Tuesday!

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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!