Magra Books Debut at PRB

Magra Books held its initial event on Sunday, January 29, at 4pm., at the Poetic Research Bureau (951 Chung King Rd., Los Angeles), to celebrate the inaugural season of titles as a new independent publisher. Magra Books authors read from their books: Martha Ronk, The Unfamiliar Familiar, and Dennis Phillips, Desert Sequence. Part of the presentation […]

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2016 Titles

Our first annual set of four books, Ray DiPalma’s For a Curved Surface, Martial’s Epigrams (trans. Art Beck), Dennis Phillips’ Desert Sequence, and Martha Ronk’s Unfamiliar Familiar, may be purchased as a set for $35. In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, please contact; while in Europe & the rest of the world, contact […]

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The Unfamiliar Familiar

Gumshoes and eerie sunlit avenues, Martha Ronk sets out on a totally new caper in this meditation on her adopted city of Los Angeles. In a place where memory is inevitably lost and history perpetually bunk, Ronk looks at daily life in which it is most difficult to separate the unfamiliar from its opposite. The […]

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