Coming soon: “Hello. This is Jane.”
Today Left Fork is excited and proud to announce our next book, Hello. This is Jane. by writer/activist Judith Arcana. This is a collection of linked short stories inspired by Judith’s experiences as a Jane--the underground abortion service that helped
New releases and award winners
A lot to talk about! First, we're pleased to announce a release by Carter McKenzie. Stem of Us explores poetic choices to open into the world a way of connection, even and especially in the face of injustice and sorrow. These stems
Woohoo for Woodwoo!
Woo Hoo! Woodwoo, by Michael Spring with illustrations by Deborah Ann Dawson has received a Red Ribbon award in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards! These awards are pretty special because of the way they are judged. Instead of a panel
Books and Books and More Good Books
Busy month for Flowstone! For a small-time press, the publishing schedule can be erratic. This year we published Ken Letko's Bright Darkness in late Jan./early Feb., and followed it up with Judith Arcana's Announcements from the Planetarium in April. And it
More announcements as in more Announcements from the Planetarium, that is! Judith Arcana has several readings coming soon for this recent Flowstone Press collection. You can expect serious fun whenever Judith reads, and bonus: she'll be joined by many other talented
Michael Spring heading to Portugal (and other news)
Sorry there hasn't been much in the way of Left Fork news lately, but a few notes for you: First, some exciting news: Michael Spring, whose collection Ravenwood was published by Left Fork last year, has won a fellowship from Disquiet. As one
Congratulations, Sara Backer and Judith Arcana!
Exciting news! This year this humble upstart of a press was selected by Turtle Island Quarterly to publish the winners of their chapbook contests, Sara Backer's collection Bicycle Lotus, winner of the Turtle Island Poetry Award, and Judith Arcana's Here From Somewhere Else, winner
Reflecting on the first year…
It's now been a few years since I had the idea for a local press in the Illinois Valley. My idea was publishing a literary journal of art, poetry, and prose for SW OR; helping local people get their books out;