Author Archives: Sophia Kidd

Peter Kidd Interview Boston, MA November 27, 2014, by Richard Martin

Interview of Peter Kidd by Richard Martin is from Martin’s Goosebumps of Antimatter, forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil, New York City, 2018.     Peter Kidd Interview Boston, MA November 27, 2014     Martin:          I’m here in my home … Continue reading

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Igneus Press Announces its Re-New Release of Academia Nuts, by William Bland (55 pp., 2016)

It was ironic, being boiled alive by foreign academia, in Chinese grad school, and here was my Dad giving me this book to typeset for Igneus, poking fun at academia.  I secretly enjoyed the subversion, and Academia Nuts was published … Continue reading

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Benefit for the Poetry Society of New Hampshire’s Walter Butt’s Laureate Fund

The roots of Igneus Press are struck through the Granite State of New Hampshire, having operated out of Bedford, New Hampshire for over two decades since its first publication, The Required Dance, by W. E. Butts in 1990. Igneus Press … Continue reading

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Igneus Press Announces Our Latest Release: Seasons in the Ravine: a Suite of Poems, by P.J. Laska

We’d like to announce our latest 2017 Igneus Press release. Seasons in the Ravine: a Suite of Poems, by P.J. Laska sees the poet return to the region of his heart-land, bringing American Appalachian poetry with his word-worn hands to … Continue reading

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“The Poet As Comedian: Contextualizing Dick Martin’s boink!”

(This review by Richard Blevins of Richard Martin’s 2009 boink! (Lavender Ink Press, 260 pages) was originally published in House Organ, Number 90, Spring 2015)   “He created his own Kool Aid reality and was able to illuminate himself by it.” … Continue reading

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A note from the publisher

Concerning our store front. We are taking final steps to automate Igneus Press’ online storefront. We are weighing every book, counting every volume of back inventory, updating images, figuring out shipping, and all while sending our latest release, Academia Nuts … Continue reading

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Visiting White Noise Temple 《拜访白噪音寺》, by Sophia Kidd

It’s monday. Next week this time on that plane, I will see more than sky. Traveling through space, like analyzing a chessboard, one’s role diminishes the game. It’s really good to have this time with my father, Peter Kidd, to have flown … Continue reading

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A Few Words for Ken Warren, by Peter Kidd

American Poetry suffered a huge loss this past month when Ken Warren gave up the sheath. His publication House Organ, to my discerning eye, has become the most relevant venue always filled with an eclectic mix of well known poets, … Continue reading

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Poetry as Living Theater, by Richard Martin

Becoming a member of the Igneus family of poets and writers was an unexpected piece of good fortune, which led to unpredictable experiences (more on those later, such as being awarded the 13th PHD bestowed by Vincent Ferrini). First, however, … Continue reading

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With Vincent Ferrini in Boston: a Conversation, by P.J. Laska

by P.J. Laska [ SCENE ONE: A mom and pop Chinese restaurant next to the Combat Zone. Mom and Pop are at the next table folding won-tons. Mom has a bad eye. She brings hot tea in a glass that … Continue reading

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