Friday, 4 May 2012

Mandrakes for Venus Day

We breathlessly recieved the Carpophorus edition of Mandragora from the printer this morning.
An astonishing looking book in shot crushed copper cloth.

 This is the standard hardback, a major work with nine essays and the work of 48 poets in 246 pages.

The Essays:

The Poet as God Seducer P.Sufenas Virius Lupus

Black Venus and Wise Hermes
Phil Legard

On Cut-Up
Alexander Cummins

A Spell to Awaken England
Peter Grey

Magical Verse in Ritual Theatre
Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule

Burying the Poet
Erynn Rowan Laurie

On Pessoa
Jose Leitao

Houses of Death
Jimmy T. Kirkbride

Head of Orpheus
Michael Routery

The Poets:

Adriano Camargo Monteiro, Adrienne J. Odasso, Alexander Cummins, Alison Leigh Lilly, Anna Applegate, Anthony Rella, Ariana Dawnhawk, Brock Marie Moore, Caroline Carver, Chris Page, Christopher Greenchild, Craig Fraser, Erynn Rowan Laurie, j/j hastain, Jenne Micale, Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Melusine, Jimmy T. Kirkbride, Jose Leitao, Juleigh Howard Hobson, Juliet Johns, Katie Anderson, KH Solomon, Levannah Morgan, Literata Hurley, Mama Whodun, Mark Mandrake, Mark Saucier, Mark Valentine, Michael Routery, Mike Slater, Miriam Axel-Lute, Orryelle Defenstrate-Bascule, Paul Holman, Paul B.Rucker, Peter Dube, Peter Grey, Phil Legard, P. Sufenas Virius Lupus, Rebecca Buchanan, Ruby Sara, Scott Schroder, Shaun Johnson, Slippery Elm, Stuart Inman, T.Thorn Coyle, Valentina Cano, Voxx Voltair. 

 A captivating work for those engaged in the actual working of magic as a living tradition. 

Our heartfelt thanks to all those involved in this project, especially the tireless work and vision of Ruby Sara that made it possible.

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