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N! Celebration & Reading !!


2016 has been a hell of a year

Nostrovia!‘s chapbook contest kicked things off w/ some beautiful writing & collaboration, moving into Issue #012 of Fuck Art, Let’s Dance (Issue #013 on the way in December !!) & the chapbooks’ debut @ the NYC Poetry Festival, our traveling bookstore hitting This Lil Lit Fest w/ Witch Craft Magazine + Spy Kids Review, busked New Orleans, Austin neon, Miami’s cafe con leche, before our car blew out in the Everglades. Oh, & I touched an gator.

2016’s Chapbooks are now available as free PDFs !!

To celebrate this year’s close & the seeds of 2017, we’ve planned an online reading event–think of it like a 2016 press / family celebration !! Last year’s went really well, & we think this year’s will be just as potent.

We’ll be gathering up 11/17/16 ~6-6:30pm PST :: RSVP @ Facebook

Our lovely featured readers :

Sara Adams is the author of four poetry chapbooks: “Western Diseases” (dancing girl press), “Poems for Ivan” (Porkbelly Press), “We All Have to Keep our Heads” (Ghost City Press) and “Think Like a B” (Stale Objects dePress). More at!

Marshall Harris is sorry. He’s glad you’re here.

Jessie Janeshek‘s second full-length book of poems, “The Shaky Phase”, is forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press. Her chapbooks are “Spanish Donkey/Pear of Anguish” (Grey Book Press), “Rah-Rah Nostalgia” (dancing girl press), and “Hardscape” (Reality Beach, forthcoming), and “Invisible Mink” (Iris Press) is her first full-length collection.

Jennifer MacBain-stephens is the author of two full length poetry collections: “Your Best Asset is a White Lace Dress,” (Yellow Chair Press, 2016) and “The Messenger is Already Dead,” (forthcoming from Stalking Horse Press, 2017.) Her chapbook “Dixit: Every Picture Tells a Story, or The Wrong Items,” is forthcoming from White Knuckle Press in 2017 and “She Came Out From Under the Bed, (Poems Inspired by the Films of Guillermo del Toro)” is forthcoming from Dancing Girl Press. Recent work can be seen at Lime Hawk, concis, decomp, and Inter/rupture. Visit:

Elle Nash is the author of the chapbook “i can remember the meaning of every tarot card but i can’t remember what i texted you last night” (Nostrovia! Press, 2016). Her novel, “Animals Eat Each Other”, is forthcoming from Dzanc Books fall 2017. She is a founding editor of Witch Craft Magazine and a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp. She currently resides in the Ozarks with her husband. You can find her on Twitter @saderotica.

David Allen Rawson is the author of a “Jellyfish for Every Name and Proximity”, both available from ELJ Publications :

Bob Sykora is an mfa candidate at UMass Boston and the editor-in-chief at Breakwater Review. His chapbook “I Was Talking About Love—You Are Talking About Geography” was a winner of Nostrovia!‘s 2016 chapbook contest and he’s still really excited about that. He can be found at


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