Category Archives: The Birth of a Press

The Birth of a Press: Commitment to Art

Part 4 in our ongoing series, The Birth of a Press, CKP publisher Joan Cusack Handler discusses the ins and outs of running a poetry press. Not surprisingly, at the forefront of CavanKerry’s concerns is/was the publication of FirstBooks or … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Press: Halleluiah!

Part 3 in our ongoing series, The Birth of a Press, CKP publisher Joan Cusack Handler discusses the ins and outs of running a poetry press. Then as if all my collective saints, angels and muses had heard my pleas … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Press: The Challenge

Part 2 in our ongoing series, The Birth of a Press, CKP publisher Joan Cusack Handler discusses the ins and outs of running a poetry press. Along the way it became clear that to sell poetry, publishers needed to expand … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Press: Start Your Own Press

Part 1 in our ongoing series, The Birth of a Press, CKP publisher Joan Cusack Handler discusses the ins and outs of running a poetry press. The story of CavanKerry Press begins with my own writing story and is grounded … Continue reading

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