POOR Press Book Release Party and Benefit!!!


root - Posted on 07 April 2003

Please join POOR Magazine for this very exciting launch party... Eight New Books will be Released By Very Low and No-income literary and visual artists!!!

This will also be the debut of long awaited Poverty Hero Anthology and The Houzin' Project, two new books by POOR Magazine

by Staff Writer

Please join POOR Magazine for the launch party of our newest project; POOR Press.. a project aimed at publishing the books of very low and no-income literary artists ..

This revolutionary event will be filled with music, dance, poetry, readings, a narrated slide presentation and the first presentation of The Eviction - a new play by the Po' Poets of POOR Magazine

Where: 255 9th street bet Folsom and Howard in SF

When: 6:00 pm on Sunday February 23rd

$1-20.00 donation (we are trying to raise money to print more books!!- please see below for information on how advertise in the POOR Press Catalogue)

Call for more info (415) 863-6306

* The new books are:

The Houzin Project; Words, Art and Resources on Eviction, Displacement, and Houselessness-

Featuring over forty youth and adult poverty scholars nationwide including The Po Poets of POOR Magazine (#2 in The Survival Hand-Book series of POOR)

The Poverty Hero Anthology

Story, myth and art on a new literary hero - The Poverty Hero - A collaboration between artists at POOR Magazine and Community Defense Inc.
(With original art by Ken McGhee)

The Po' Cats - Hands and Lesters Adventure Series on Colonialism, Travel and Indigenismo

By Dee, (with original illustrations by Marissa Kunz)

The POOR Nation

Selected works by Po Poet Laureate A. Faye Hicks

SNAG, A literary, visual arts magazine by Native American Youth

As well as the First releases by Byron Gafford, Marvin Crutchfield and Joseph Bolden (graduates of POOR's Digital Resistance Project!!)

See below for Catalogue Ad Rates

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The POOR Press Catalogue....

Please help POOR Magazine, a non-profit, grassroots arts organization facilitate the publishing of radical literature, journalism and scholarship by purchasing an ad in our POOR Press catalogue.

The Catalogue will be distributed all over the Bay Area in bookstores, cafes, libraries and community based organizations!!!

Please help us get these unheard voices heard and be a part of this amazing Grassroots effort!!!!!

Ad Rates – (Sliding Scale based on budget)

1) two line 25 words or less "solidarity ad" $25-50.00

2) 1/8 page (small box or four lines/graphic)$50/75.00

3) 1/4 page (a little bigger box or graphic $75-100

4) 1/2 page (just a half page- do with it what you want!) $150- 400

5) Full page $500-1000.00


All ads in black and white- our "digital resistors" can design for you or you can provide camera ready art work


Please call POOR for more info (415) 863-6306

or email your ad to deeandtiny@poormagazine.org
or fax your ad to (415) 440-3241 and snail mail your check or money order to 1448 Pine street #205 SF 94109

This project was made possible in part be a grant from The Catholic Campaign For Human Development, The Friedman Family Foundation, Themis Fund of The Tides Foundation, A Cultural Equity Grant of The San Francisco Arts Commission, The California Arts Council, The Rainbow Grocery Collective, The SF Bayview, Raising Our Voices/Media Alliance, and all of our wonderful donors and community support members!!!

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