Reading and DIY publishing chat with Guillotine founder Sarah McCarry & author Lyric Hunter
Sat, Aug 03, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Guillotine is in town! This Saturday join us for coffee, snacks, conversation, a chapbook show-and-tell, and a reading. Come at 11:30 to get caffeinated, see the show, browse the books and materials, and stay for the noontime informal talk and reading.

With Guillotine’s “head witch” Sarah McCarry, and Motherwort author Lyric Hunter. The chat and Q&A the precedes the reading will cover Sarah’s experience starting and running her own chapbook press, and Lyric’s experience being edited and published by Guillotine.

Sarah McCarry is the author of the novels All Our Pretty Songs, Dirty Wings, and About A Girl, the editor and publisher of the chapbook series Guillotine, and the Executive Director of the Eve Kososfky Sedgwick Foundation. Her work has been shortlisted for the Lambda Award, the Norton Award, and the Tiptree Award, and she has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Joint Quantum Institute, the Launchpad Writers’ Workshop, and The Arctic Circle. She has taught letterpress printing, writing, and bookmaking at Sarah Lawrence College; the Penland School of Craft in Asheville, NC; the Center for Book Arts in NYC, NY; the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland, OR; and in public high schools in Oregon, Washington, and New York.

Lyric Hunter‘s poems and prose works have appeared in Cordella Magazine, Organism For Poetic Research’s Pelt Vol. 4, and the Felt. She is the author of two chapbooks, Motherwort (Guillotine, 2017) and Swallower (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014). She was born in New York and lives in Houston, TX.
– Read Swallower here (Desktop only / click Read Online):
– Read Paleogeography here:
– Read Geneagraphy here: