Girasol Press at Independent Publishers Fair, Bank St Arts Sheffield, June 10th

Girasol Press is delighted to be taking part in the Independent Publishers Fair at Bank St Arts, Sheffield, Saturday 10th June, from 11am – 6pm. It promises to be a great day, featuring a lot of wonderful presses from the north/midlands & further afield. A video with details of all the presses can be viewed here. We’ll have two new books available for sale for … Continue reading Girasol Press at Independent Publishers Fair, Bank St Arts Sheffield, June 10th

Electric Arc Furnace #1!

All very welcome to this first edition of a new readings series in Sheffield, at the splendid La Biblioteka. Electric Arc Furnace is run by enjoy your homes press and Girasol Press. All proceeds to the poets; BYOB. Poster design: Leire Barrera-Medrano. Electric Arc Furnace #1, with Linus Slug: Insect Librarian & Vicky Sparrow. A new poetry reading series, in the centre of Sheffield, between the … Continue reading Electric Arc Furnace #1!

¡New Pamphlets: testing / Nuevos Panfletos: probando!

At last! Por fin! first stages of work on three manuscripts-in-progress: Cuchillo/Knife,  by Paula Abramo, Lucy Greaves and Etta Dun; Seams/Costuras, by Cristina Rivera Garza and Jessica Sequeira, and Aztlán, by the Spanish poet Dino. The first two texts are translated & re-translated – out of & into Spanish & back out of it again – versionings of poems from Juana Adcock’s Manca, the book … Continue reading ¡New Pamphlets: testing / Nuevos Panfletos: probando!

Presentation at Colorado State University!

We’ll be presenting Girasol Press – the story so far, the letterpress process, and future plans – at Colorado State University, Gringolandia, this afternoon! We’ll also read from our first two pamphlets, as well as material from three manuscripts-in-progress: Cuchillo/Knife,  by Paula Abramo, Lucy Greaves and Etta Dun, Seams/Costuras, by Cristina Rivera Garza and Jessica Sequeira, and Aztlán, by the Spanish poet Dino. Esta tarde … Continue reading Presentation at Colorado State University!

Spanish/English Poetry Night at Goodenough College

Come along to Goodenough College (de verdad!) to hear a veritable plethora of Spanish & English poetry, translated & traduced by the likes of Jéssica Pujol Duran, William Rowe, Albert Pellicer, Noélia Díaz Vicedo, Sara Torres, Montenegro Fisher & Girasol Press. We’ll be reading from our first two pamphlets, Undialogues & Mystics, but also from our 2015 pamphlets-in-progress: new work by Mexican & Scottish poets … Continue reading Spanish/English Poetry Night at Goodenough College

The Art of Translation: Apoyando a Ayotzinapa

This Thursday Girasol Press will be reading a selection of work from pamphlets already pressed & from forthcoming poetry, as well as collaborative translation experiments by the editors, in an event organised by UCL English PEN on The Art of Translation: An Evening of Spanish and Latin American Literature. All drinks donations will support the PEN campaign for the 43 disappeared students of the Ayotzinapa … Continue reading The Art of Translation: Apoyando a Ayotzinapa