Chapbooks

Loneliness

Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams, The Gods Are Dead, Marys of the Sea, Sexting Ghosts,  Xenos, No(body) (forthcoming, Madhouse Press, 2019), and is the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault. They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is the founder of Yes Poetry and the senior managing editor for Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Them, Brooklyn Magazine, BUST, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn Poets. joannavalente.com / Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente / FB: joannacvalente

Bunkong Tuon is the author of Gruel (2015) and And So I Was Blessed (2017), both poetry collections published by NYQ Books, and a regular contributor to Cultural Weekly. He is also an associate professor of English and Asian Studies at Union College, in Schenectady, NY.

The Storm

DEAD TONGUE is an art and poetry collaboration between writer Bunkong Tuon and YP editor-in-chief Joanna C. Valente. Tuon wrote 11 poems which will all be illustrated by Valente and eventually compiled into a chapbook available through YP. Below is our eighth installment.

The Storm

Gruel

DEAD TONGUE is an art and poetry collaboration between writer Bunkong Tuon and YP editor-in-chief Joanna C. Valente. Tuon wrote 11 poems which will all be illustrated by Valente and eventually compiled into a chapbook available through YP. Below is our seventh installment.

Mooring

DEAD TONGUE is an art and poetry collaboration between writer Bunkong Tuon and YP editor-in-chief Joanna C. Valente. Tuon wrote 11 poems which will all be illustrated by Valente and eventually compiled into a chapbook available through YP. Below is our fourth installment.

Mooring

A Preview of Gregory Crosby's 'The Book of Thirteen'

This October, we're releasing Gregory Crosby's chapbook, "The Book of Thirteen." We are supremely excited about the collaboration between Crosby and our Digital Editor Ted Chevalier. Crosby wrote thirteen word horror poems, while Chevalier made woodcut engravings as the illustrations. Pretty impressive, right?

A Preview of Gregory Crosby's 'The Book of Thirteen'

CHAPBOOK NEWS: Niel Rosenthalis' 'PLACED' to Be Published December 2016

We are absolutely thrilled to announce we will be publishing Niel Rosenthalis' chapbook "All Welcome Come Laden" in December 2016. We have published Niel in a past issue of Yes, Poetry, which you can check out here. The book will be designed by our YP Designer Ted Chevalier. 

CHAPBOOK NEWS: Niel Rosenthalis' 'PLACED' to Be Published December 2016

CHAPBOOK NEWS: Gregory Crosby's 'THE BOOK OF THIRTEEN' to be Published October 2016

We are exceptionally pleased to announce we will be publishing Gregory Crosby's chapbook "The Book of Thirteen" right in time for Halloween 2016. We have published Gregory in a past issue of Yes, Poetry, which you can check out here. The book will be comprised of thirteen word horror story poems, each accompanied by an original illustration by our YP Designer Ted Chevalier. 

CHAPBOOK NEWS: Gregory Crosby's 'THE BOOK OF THIRTEEN' to be Published October 2016