Saturday, 20 January 2018

Copies of When Apollinaire Died by Gary Cummiskey still in stock

Dye Hard Press has in stock just FIVE copies of When Apollinaire Died, a chapbook by Gary Cummiskey published by Firfield Press way back in 1996!
Available for R60 per copy, including postage, for South Africa. For overseas R110, including postage. Email to order. 

Fish supper: a poem by Gary Cummiskey published in The Odd Magazine

Fish supper

Today’s lunch
is fried cod and chips.
He hasn’t tasted cod
in over
thirty years.
He recalls as a child
travelling by bus
from England
to Scotland,
and the early morning
stops at Lockebie ... Read the full poem 

'Poetry should be a way of resisting commodification and superficiality': An interview with Lee Beckworth by Gary Cummiskey

Writer artist and musician Lee Beckworth aka Lee Kwo was born in Geelong in 1952/He started writing at 17 and completed a Degree at Deakin University in creative writing and Journalism in 1974/After travels in Europe he moved to Melbourne and completed a Bachelor of Letters in literature and psychology at Melbourne University/ He has published 5 works of fiction and 2 books of poetry/ His interests in music and photography have been expressed through the band Kicks and an exhibition of collages and photography in 2016/

You can read the interview with Lee at The Odd Magazine.

Monday, 15 January 2018

Copies of Green Dragon #6 still in stock

There are just THREE copies left in stock of Green Dragon #6, which was the final issue of a literary journal published by Dye Hard Press from 2002 to 2009. Contributors to this final issue were Alan Finlay, Arja Salafranca, Haidee Kruger, Janet van Eeden, Joop Bersee, Kelwyn Sole, Kobus Moolman, Tania van Schalkwyk, Megan Hall, Cecilia Ferriera, Anton Krueger, Allan Kolski Horwitz, Goodenough Mashego, David wa Maahlamela, Vonani Bila, Mphutlane wa Bofelo, Aryan Kaganof, Neo Molefe Shameeyaa, Colleen Higgs, Gus Ferguson, Brent Meersman, Kai Lossgott, Daniel Browde, Ingrid Andersen, Gary Cummiskey, Mick Raubenheimer and Mxolisi Nyezwa. There were also lyrics from Durban folk group The Litchis.
Copies are available from Dye Hard Press at R80 per copy, including postage, for South Africa only. Overseas is R130, including postage.Email to order.

Tuesday, 09 January 2018

Forthcoming title from Dye Hard Press

Coming soon from Dye Hard Press: Chatsworth, a debut collection of stories by Pravasan Pillay. Watch this space!