Math Paper Press.

Math Paper Press is an independent publisher by the folks behind BooksActually, which have done a remarkable job in promoting local writers and literature. Ceriph, their quarterly literary journal, allows local writers and artists a space to realize their works.

Ivory has a tint of yellow, what does it taste like?

A door one had always seen to be blue modulated by scarcely perceptible stages until, suddenly, it was a green door.
— Angela Carter, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Barette’s Feast, on the other hand, is a series of chapbooks that materialized over literary potluck gatherings, organized by BooksActually and open to public.

Behold: I am old.
I am
unafraid. The flame
of eternity
wavers in my head.
To call this bliss
would be to miss
the point. In truth, I am
neither naked
nor ideal. I am nobody
with a name.
— Cyril Wong, Birthday

Happiness is down to anything, anywhere.
Happiness is up to you.
— Terry Lee, Happiness is…

Poems and short stories are, for me, delightful punctuation marks in between weighty readings. Short and pithy, they also make ideal travel companions.

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