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Small Press Book Fair, long-lists and great reviews!

Small Press Book Fair, long-lists and great reviews!

What a great week for small presses! From book fairs to great reviews, BlazeVOX [books] has been making the news all over. Hurray!



Small Press Book Fair in Buffalo!!



Yet again we had a great time at Buffalo’s Small Press Fair. This is a great event that seems to kick start Spring into it’s bloom for the Buffalo’s literati set. 


Read the great article in Artvoice!



And in the Buffalo News



Big hugs to Chris Fritton and the whole Book Fair team! I am already looking forward to next years event! 





Geoffrey Interviewed on Essential Writers 


Read our interview with publisher Geoffrey Gatza of BlazeVOX [books] http://essentialwriters.com/blazevox-books-interview-10116.htm






Hi Density Politics reviewed at Constant Critic




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Iowa Review reviews Barbara Henning's Thirty Miles to Rosebud



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Midwest Book Review on Historic Diary



Historic Diary

Tony Trigilio

BlazeVox Books

303 Bedford Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216

978160940125, $16.00


Lee Harvey Oswald in all of his infamy, proved to be one of the most intriguing characters of the twentieth century. "Historic Diary" is a work of poetry and fiction from Tony Trigilio as he tells a story through his poetry, hoping to show where Oswald's mind wandered and where it went. A truly unique experiment and blend of prose and poetry, "Historic Diary" is a fun and intriguing read that will prove hard to put down.


John Taylor



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Multiverse by Michael Smith has made the 2011 Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Book Award Long List <http://www.sibaweb.com/siba-news/siba-news/209-2011-siba-book-award-long-list> .


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The Future Is Happy by Sarah Sarai is reviewed by Melissa Studdard in the Jan/Feb 2011 issue American Book Review : http://americanbookreview.org/currentIssue.asp




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The Big Move and a lot of BlazeVOX books news

The Big Move and a lot of BlazeVOX books news

Hip Hip Hurray! We made the move to Inwood Place and all is well. It has been a wild time for both Donna and I; but somehow we managed to get everything in here and get back to a sense of normalcy. Here is the new address!


Geoffrey Gatza

BlazeVOX [books]

76 Inwood Pl

Buffalo, NY 14209


But in the time it took to get the piled up work in order and our life in boxes we had a lot of great news take place. Reviews, award nominations, and a newly named poet laureate! So hurray on everyone! 

New Reviews and News of a lot of BlazeVOX [books]



CUNTIONARY/Repent at Your Leisure (or The Folklore of Hell)

By Benjamin L. Perez

Reviewed on bookslut.com:



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Under the Sky They Lit Cities by Travis Cebula

Reviewed at Tarpaulin Sky



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The Paris Poems by Suzanne Burns



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Multiverse by Michael Smith

Reviewed at The Pedestal Magazine



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Sally Ashton is the poet laureate of Santa Clara County



Check out her book, Some Odd Afternoon here






Stacia Fleegal interviewed on Milwaukee Public Radio about her books, and her new BlazeVOX title, Versus. Of interest one of the interviewers is a BlazeVOX contributor, Ed Makowski!



The radio interview with Ed Makowski is going to air next Wed, March 16th, from 11 AM to 12 noon EST, at this link: http://www.wuwm.com/programs/lake_effect/index.php.

It will also be archived to listen to later, and available as a podcast.


Pre-Order Versus by Stacia Fleegal here:





Aaron Belz at AEM's 7th Annual

Evening of Arts & Entertainment




Check out his book, The Bird Hoverer here:




Mark Wallace Reading Dates 

For his new novel, The Quarry and the Lot


CSU San Bernardino, May 12

Philadelphia May 21

D.C. May 24

NYC probably May 28.


Pre-order the book here:






Also, we might have been nominated for an Indie Bookseller Choice Award. Hip Hip Hurray and Congratulations, maybe :-)

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