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Red Hen Press, a Los Angeles independent publisher founded by Kate Gale, offers poetry readings, poetry contests, book awards, and more.

Los Angeles Independent Publishing

Lesbian Books

Red Hen Press, a Los Angeles independent publisher founded by Kate Gale, offers poetry readings, poetry contests, book awards, and more.


Suicide Hotline Hold Music

by: Jessy Randall
Publication Date: April 2016
$11.95 
ISBN: 978-1-59709-726-0
Shop: IndieBound, Barnes & Noble

Description:

Funny, and frisky, Suicide Hotline Hold Music contains poems and poetry comics about arcade games, motherhood, Rapunzel, sex, and the future.

Suicide Hotline Hold Music is a collection of poems (mostly short ones) and poetry comics (poorly-drawn mostly-text sometimes-funny things). A human pretends to be a machine in order to provide comfort anonymously. We are made to consider the epic meaning of middle school pantsing. Hearts are broken and mended. Children play with My Little Robot Pony. A troll keeps a food diary. Everyone's hair has a sound effect.

"Jessy Randall playfully expands the boundaries of both poetry and comics."

—James Kochalka, creator of American Elf

"You might be wondering what the hell is going on. There was the Big Bang and now we have all this crap. Jessy Randall's poems will help. Funny, playful and vibrating magic from the quotidian, these poems and comics, if they don't solve all universal riddles for you, will reintroduce wonder to your heart."

—Scott Poole, house poet for Public Radio International's Live Wire!


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