Thursday, September 18, 2008


In Anti-Celebration of Wall Street Greed and Washington Incompetence, I am HORRIFIED to offer a POETRY SPECIAL. To wit, BlazeVOX Books -- on record for prescient criticisms of certain socio-economic-political policies over the past decade -- has just released my newest book.

THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS: Her Biography Through Your Poetics

The book is currently available for orders, viz Paypal, at the publisher's website at Here's the specialness: if you order the book, you can receive two poetry books free direct from me:

THE HAY(NA)KU ANTHOLOGY, VOL. II, Eds. Mark Young and Jean Vengua


PELICAN DREAMING: POEMS 1959-2008, the long-overdue poetry collection by Mark Young (this limited edition version is covered by a green cover instead of the final cover, but the interior text is the same as the mass-market version).

To avail yourself of your offer, simply email proof of purchase for THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS (e.g. the Paypal receipt or otherwise let me know). You can email it to along with your snailmail addy. This offer is good through October 31, 2008.

At some point, THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS also will become available through Amazon (though please try to order direct from the publisher in order to better support independent press publishing). You also can avail yourself of this offer by emailing proof of purchase from Amazon (or any other outlets, like SPD, that come up before this Special Offer's deadline of Oct. 31, 2008)

For more info, pls email regards this Special Offer that dilutes greed with Gift, and obviates incompetence with, uh, uh, oh yes, More-Than-Competent Poetry.

Eileen R. Tabios

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