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

Now Available: To The Last Word

Swimming with Elephants Publications is proud to announce its newest publication: To the Last Word an anthology of poetry from the 2014 ABQ Unidos slam team. Currently the book is available through Createspace and Amazon.com

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To order from amazon:  To The Last Word

Or to order from creatspace: To The Last Word 

Featuring:

 
Victoria Alexander
SethWilson I. Gray
Bianca Sanchez
Sarah Smithson
Amy Waltner
Claire Wimborne

Cover Art design by Bianca Sanchez

All proceeds from the sales of this collection will go directly toward raising money for the 2014 ABQ Unidos Slam Team. Support the youth of ABQ while getting your hands on some great poetry. Available for Special Event Pricing at all Unidos Fundraising Events, Cafe Bella Coffee, and local bookstores.

Coming Soon: To The Last Word

To the Last Word

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an anthology of poetry compiled

for the members of the

2014 ABQ Unidos Team

 

Featuring:

 

Victoria Alexander

SethWilson I. Gray

Bianca Sanchez

Sarah Smithson

Amy Waltner

Claire Wimborne

All proceeds from the sales of this collection will go directly toward raising money for the 2014 ABQ Unidos Slam Team. Support the youth of ABQ while getting your hands on some great poetry. Available at all Unidos Fundraising Events, local bookstores, and Amazon.com beginning May 1, 2014,