OUR POISON HORSE: A Literary Adventure of Beer, Books, and Boogie

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Come check out what our buds over at Write Bloody are up to and see Timber Mouse’s own Kevin Burke!

LIVE BANDS, BEER, CUPCAKES, AUCTIONS

Come celebrate the release of Derrick Brown’s newest book of poems, Our Poison Horse.

The evening will be full of magic, live music, beer, an auction, and stories and poetry from:

Derrick C. Brown
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz
Anis Mojgani
and

Kevin Burke

Join us on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8 p.m. at The Off Center in Austin, Texas.

All ages are welcome. Admission is $8 and $5 for students.

https://www.facebook.com/events/780106272055837/

NEW RELEASES

HOLY MOLEY!!! It’s been a while since any updates, folks. Here’s what’s up, WE HAVE TWO NEW BOOKS OUT!!!!

We are proud to present

“Universe in the Key of Matryoshka” by Ronnie K. Stephens
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&

“Fat Girl Finishing School” by Rachel Wiley
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Exciting Things

Exciting things for you!!!

Ronnie K. Stephens books is almost done!

We just greenlit and are editing Rachel Wiley’s book!

Wanna come hang out in Chicago with Kevin W. Burke, Ebony Stewart, and Bill Moran!?
Come to Logan Cafe on 4/9 @7:30pm.
More detials here: https://www.facebook.com/events/290086404482511/

Happy Thanksgiving Everybody! Happy Hanukkah Too!!!

Nothing says turkey, footbal, and thankfulness like a good book of poetry! Coming soon for the holidays, our titles will be available on Ebooks!

In the meantime, here’s a poem from Captain Kevin W. Burke:

“To All You Mountain Goat Feet and Smiling Lifeboats

Thank you for the sun.
Thank you for the blinds.
Thank you for the crack in the blinds.
Thank you for these eyes.
Thank you for the morning in these eyes
for waking up
for yawns
stretches
creaks and cracks
for first breaths.
Thank you for firsts.
Thank you for firsts
that disguise themselves so well
as beginnings after an end.
Thank you for the ends and what’s left but rebar.
Thank you for what is behind me.
Thank you for what is in front of me.
Thank you for jeans.
Thank you for boots.
Thank you for miles
and miles
and tires
and miles
and miles
and smiles.
Thank you for teeth
these tuning forks for forgiveness.
Thank you for ears
forgetting the shape of “tone deaf” in my mouth
and the sound of skin on my tongue.
Thank you for my tongue.
For voice.
For taste.
Thank you for food.
Thank you for sharing.
Thank you for friends.
For family.
For hands.
Thank you for work
and worry
and cops
and suits
and force
and ravishment
and broken trust
and the bastards who made me what I am.
The fans for my flames.
The sides for my thorns.
Thank you for weary.
For better days.
For a home.
For pride in action and sweat.
For smoothed knots,
cradled crepitus,
and holding on.
Thank you for pillows.
For sheets
and comforters and their palms.
For the crack in the blinds.
For the blinds.
For night.
For night.
For sleep.
For the time until the sun.

Thank you for not doing it when I could have.
When I wanted to
when it filled the windshield.
I still can.
I still hear it sometimes.
But thank you for not
and instead
turning around
and thanking the sun.

Thank you for the sun.
Thank you for the sun.”

Austin Poetry Potluck ft. Lacey Roop & Korim

Click the flyer to visit the Facebook event page!

Greetings, poetry fans. This Sunday, Timber Mouse and Write Bloody are teaming up to bring you another Poetry Potluck! We provide the poets, you bring the snacks, and the rest will be history! The night will feature performances from Timber Mouse’s own Lacey Roop and Korim, plus Kevin W. Burke will be selling new chapbooks for your reading pleasure. Click the flyer to visit the Facebook event page.

Timber Mouse Poetry Meets Music this Weekend

Hello friends!

This weekend a super cool event is taking place which fuses spoken word poetry and music. Timber Mouse’s own Kevin Burke and Lacey Roop will perform alongside choral singers at the North Door this FRIDAY & SATURDAY (tickets & info HERE).

Want to be the first to know about Timber Mouse escapades and endeavors? Follow @TimberMouseATX on Twitter!

See you cool cats on the interwebs!

Thank You Thank You

A big thanks to everybody who came out to Ebony Stewart’s book release last night!

Thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou!!!!!!!

Thanks for the support :)

TONIGHT

That’s right word-fans. Timber Mouse is releasing another book, which means another BOOK RELEASE EXTRAVAGANZA!!!Ebony Stewart’s latest book “Love Letters to Balled Fists” will hit the streets and we want you there to celebrate and enjoy the show!

Featuring performances by

EBONY STEWART
LACEY ROOP
JOMAR VALENTIN
AMIR SAFI
and more…

Only $5 at the door

2906 Fruth St., Austin, Texas 78705
Doors @7:30p
http://www.facebook.com/events/118549508313423/?ref=ts&fref=ts

OH BOY!!!

Hey, everybody! We finally have Lacey Roop’s “And Then Came the Flood” back in stock!!!!

BUY THIS BOOK!!!! SPREAD THE LOVE!!!

POETRY POTLUCK!: PART DUEX

We’re at it again!

Timber Mouse and Write Bloody are activating their wonder twin rings and taking the form of….

A night filled with delicious poetry and heart-sparking food!

Featuring the best of Write Bloody and Timber Mouse press:

MINDY NETTIFEE
EBONY STEWART
with
Derrick Brown
Kevin W Burke
Jason Bayani
Good Ghost Bill
AND MORE!!!! (e’rbody still luuuuvs more)

We’ll be pairing poets with snacks to match their work in a FREE evening of amazing verse!

Monday, February 4th!

Longbranch Inn
1133 E 11th St.
Austin, Texas 78702-1908

Doors at 7:30pm
Show at 8:00pm
21 & Up (sorry, gang. we’re working on it)

Check it out on Facebook:

http://www.facebook.com/events/155314824619296/155317674619011/?notif_t=plan_mall_activity

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