Brainstorm Series

The Rain Taxi Brainstorm Series brings you limited edition chapbooks by accomplished writers, each limited to 300 copies or less. Signed editions are still available for many of these fine titles with a tax-deductible donation to Rain Taxi, Inc., a nonprofit organization.

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by Dara Wier

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Five dazzling poems in a large format chapbook (6.5" by 11") explore interior states of consciousness as they fixate on objects and their words.

24 pp., hand-printed cover, sewn binding.

SIGNED EDITIONS STILL AVAILABLE! 26 copies, lettered and signed by the author, include a letterpress-printed postcard (also limited to 26 copies) of an additional poem, "Choreography of a Fool's Destiny." This special limited edition is available with a donation of $100 to Rain Taxi. donate now

Published in December 2003.

Dying Trees

by Nathaniel Tarn

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In Dying Trees, acclaimed poet and anthropologist Nathaniel Tarn brilliantly interweaves poems about political, botanical, and personal cancer; the result is an intensely lyrical suite, sure to rank among the best of Tarn's recent work.
Letterpress cover, Japanese stab binding, 32 pp., edition limited to 200 copies.

SIGNED EDITIONS STILL AVAILABLE! 26 are lettered and signed by the author. Signed copies are available with a $100 donation to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in April 2003.

A Little Anthology of Surrealist Poems

translated by Paul Auster

Originally published in 1972, this out-of-print gem is highly sought after by collectors. For this revised edition, Paul Auster has made some changes and added a preface. Featuring work by Artuad, Char, Breton, Éluard, Péret, Aragon, Soupault, Desnos, and Arp.

35 pp., perfect bound, second edition limited to 300 copies.
$10 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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SIGNED EDITIONS STILL AVAILABLE! 26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author, and include a letterpress-printed bookmark (also limited to 26 copies) of a Char poem from the anthology. This special limited edition is available with a donation of $250 to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in August 2002.

The House of Sara Loo

by Russell Edson

New prose poems from the master of the form! Cover art by the author.

"Edson writes better about the claustrophobia of family than anybody ever has." —James Tate

27 pp., perfect bound, edition limited to 300 copies. Only a a very few copies left!
$15 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author. A signed copy is available with a donation of $100 to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in November 2001.

Calendar

by Anne Waldman and Rikki Ducornet

A collaborative work containing twelve broadsides, one for each month of the year, with new poems by Anne Waldman and artwork by Rikki Ducornet.

13 pp, 9" x 14" unbound broadsides.
$12 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author. A signed copy is available with a $100 donation to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in November 2000.

The Switch

by Stephen Dixon

A harrowing tale of one man's effort to see the world through the eyes of his disabled wife, with illustrations by the author.

32 pp. saddle-stitched.
$6.50 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author. A signed copy is available with a donation of $50 to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in February 1999.

Merrill Cove

by Paul Metcalf

Written in the late 1950s while Metcalf resided in North Carolina, this poem-suite has remained unpublished until now. Letterpress cover by Greg Boyd.

28 pp. saddle-stitched with letterpress cover.
$6.50 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author. A signed copy is available with a donation of $50 to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in August 1998.

The Aranea Constellation

by Clayton Eshleman

Exploring the relevance of paleolithic cave imagery to 20th century crises, Eshleman here attempts to situate poetry in its oldest and deepest context. With artwork by Irving Petlin.

29 pp. saddle-stitched.
$6.50 includes S&H in the U.S. Shipping costs added for overseas shipping.
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26 copies have been lettered and signed by the author. A signed copy is available with a donation of $50 to Rain Taxi. You may make your donation via Paypal using a credit card or bank transfer. donate now

Published in March 1998.